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To get paid parental leave do you have to be returning to the same job?

I meet requirements apart from I resigned...is it still possible?

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No don't have to return to work at all. I got it and I resigned when my baby was born and have been a stay aft home mum since

I think the requirement is that you need to have worked for at least 10 months in the 13 months lead up to taking the leave and a minimum of 1 day a week. I know people who havent returned to work after ppl so you dont have to go back to your old job to be entitle to it

You don't have to return no, but not sure in regards to resigning. As my employer paid the parental leave through Centrelink.