Australian Catholic University supports and promotes the achievement of a work-and-life balance for its staff. The University is also sensitive to the needs of students who wish to breastfeed their child while studying. In this context, the University acknowledges the importance of breastfeeding for both mother and baby and supports women who wish to combine breastfeeding with employment or study.
2. Application of Policy
2.1 Australian Catholic University in seeking to eliminate any direct or indirect discrimination on the grounds of breastfeeding provides an appropriately equipped parenting room on each campus.
Updated to remove reference to Child Rearing Leave as per Australian Catholic University Staff Enterprise Agreement 2017 – 2021.
The University may make changes to this policy from time to time. In this regard, any staff member or student who wishes to make any comments about this policy may forward their suggestions to Human Resources.
4. Further Assistance
Any staff member who requires assistance in understanding this policy should first consult their nominated supervisor who is responsible for the implementation and operation of these arrangements in their work area. Should further information or advice be required staff should visit Service Central.