Fair Work Amendment (Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2022 [Provisions]

September 2022

© Commonwealth of Australia 2022
ISBN: 978-1-76093-421-7

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List of Recommendations


Chapter 1—Introduction

  Urgent need for a whole-of-community response to family and domestic violence
  Development of FDV leave standards
  Overview of the bill
  Consideration by other parliamentary committees
  Conduct of the committee’s inquiry

Chapter 2—Key Issues

  Prevalence of family and domestic violence
  Family and domestic violence is a workplace issue
  Implementing paid FDV leave as a minimum employment standard
  Administering the paid FDV leave entitlement
  Committee view

Coalition Senators' additional comments

  Where the Government’s model differs from the FWC model
  Casual workers
  Reporting obligations

Australian Greens Senators' additional comments

  Brief comments on key issues raised in submissions

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 2—Public hearing and witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521