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Contact the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation to find out how maternity and parental leave affects your super.

Maternity leave

You may also be eligible to take parental leave once your maternity leave is over.

If you're on leave without pay (LWOP), you need to take all the leave you applied for. Once you've taken all your LWOP, you can apply for maternity leave.

Find out how taking leave without pay can affect your maternity leave.

Parental leave

If you’re a Service couple, you can take up to 18 weeks of paid maternity and paid parental leave combined. This includes special paid parental leave.


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