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Breastfeeding Friendly Workplaces

The Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accreditation aims to remove the workplace as a barrier to breastfeeding

Creating workplace environments with the space, time and supportive culture is necessary to support breastfeeding employees.

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What is a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace?

There are 3 key elements that encompass a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace

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1. Time

Allowing time for a mother to feed/express during working hours.

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2. Space

Providing a private space for mothers to feed/express during working hours.

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3. Supportive culture

Creating an inclusive and culturally supportive work environment.

Want to become accredited as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace?

Become an accredited Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace by submitting an Expression of Interest via the online web form to receive a free quote

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Find out more about the Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace program

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What are the organisational benefits of becoming accredited?

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The Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace eToolkit

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Current organisation accredited as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace

Are you returning to work?

The Australian Breastfeeding Association has a number of useful and supporting resources to help mothers return to work while continuing to breastfeed


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The Federal Government’s Respect@Work amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 are now in force.


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