WIRE strongly believes in and advocates for work-life balance, paid parental leave and out-of-school-hours care. In 2009, WIRE was recognised by the Victorian Government with the Fair and Flexible Employer Recognition award in recognition of innovative programs and practices that improve the work and family balance of employees during 2009.
Creating family friendly workplaces: getting the balance right
This booklet highlights the importance of balancing work, life and children for women in small non-government organisations. It will answer questions relating to work-life balance, how to make your workplace family-friendly, how to overcome common barriers such as lack of time or money, and where to look for more information and support.
Getting The Balance Right Booklet ( 2.8 MB)
Creating family friendly workplaces: better balance, better business
This booklet highlights the importance of balancing work and family life for women who run their own small businesses. It will answer questions about the options available for you and your employees to better balance work and family life, putting these options into practice, how they can improve your business, and where to look for more information and support.
Better Balance Better Business Booklet (2 MB)