Leave entitlements

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Unpaid pandemic leave

You may be eligible for 2 weeks unpaid pandemic leave and the ability to take annual leave at half pay if your employer agrees.

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The (the standards) provide the minimum conditions of employment, including leave entitlements for all employees covered by national workplace laws.

Types of leave

Annual (holiday) leave

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamUnder the standards, all employees (except casual employees) are entitled to at least 4 weeks of paid for every year of service.

Personal, carers' and compassionate leave

For every year of service, full-time and part-time employees are entitled to at least:

  • 10 days of
  • 2 days of (if needed)
  • 2 days of (if needed).

Casual employees are only entitled to 2 days of unpaid carers' leave (if needed) and 2 days of unpaid compassionate leave (if needed).

Public holidays

On , employees who would usually work on that day are entitled to a day off with pay (subject to reasonable requests to work).

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Parental leave

Most employees are entitled to  when a child is born or adopted.

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamYou may also be able to claim  through the Australian Government’s Paid Parental Leave Scheme.

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamIf eligible you can access up to 18 weeks of government funded parental leave. The scheme may not change leave that your employer provides.

Contact the (phone 136 150) to see if you are eligible for the extra leave and for advice on how to make the most of your entitlements.

Parental leave includes maternity leave (for mums), paternity leave (for dads and partners) and adoption leave.

Long service leave

is paid leave for employees who’ve worked for the same business for a long period of time (generally 10 years continuous service).

Long service leave obligations are outlined in the . At this stage, the standards preserve long service leave entitlements in awards and agreements as they were at 31 December 2009.

Some long service leave is not covered by the standards.

Your entitlement to long service leave, generally, comes from if on 31 December 2009:

  • your award or agreement did not provide you with long service leave


  • you are currently employed in similar circumstances.

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamThis may be replaced by a national long service leave standard in the future.

Community service leave

Trò chơi xổ số Việt Nam is available for activities like:

  • jury service (including attendance for jury selection)
  • voluntary emergency management activities.

More information

Contact the on 13 13 94 for more information on leave entitlements.

Trò chơi xổ số Việt NamYou can also speak to your employer to find out more about your entitlements.