Leave

Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Australia :: Public holidays 2021

 January 1New Year’s Day (Friday)January 6Australia Day (Tuesday)April 2Good FridayApril 5Easter MondayApril 25Anzac Day (Sunday)June 14The Queens Birthday (Except QLD WA) (Monday)December 25Christmas Day (Saturday)December 26Boxing Day (Sunday)In addition to national public holidays, the territories and states have their own public holidays …

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Australia :: Public holidays 2020

 January 1New Year’s Day (Wednesday)January 26Australia Day (Sunday)January 27Australia Day Holiday (Monday)April 10Good FridayApril 11Holiday Saturday (except TAS)April 13Easter MondayApril 25Anzac Day (Saturday)December 25Christmas Day (Friday)December 26Boxing Day (Saturday)*All other public holidays such as Queen’s Birthday and Labour Day are individually declared by the state and territory governments …

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Australia :: Sick leave

Personal leave may be taken if the employee becomes affected by an illness or injury which means that they are not fit for work …

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Australia :: Public holidays

National public holidays:New Year’s Day (January 1st) Australia Day (January 26th) Good Friday Easter Monday Anzac Day (April 25th) The Queen’s birthday (on the day designated by the state or territory) Christmas Day (December 25th) Boxing Day (December 26th)In addition to national public holidays, the territories and states have their own public holidays …

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Australia :: Other leave

Personal/Carer’s leave Personal/Carer’s leave may be taken if an employee is required to care for or support, a member of their immediate family or household, as a result of an injury, illness or an unexpected emergency affecting that person …

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Australia :: Maternity, paternity and parental leave

The Fair Work Act provides for unpaid parental leave, unpaid adoption leave and a range of other entitlements …

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Australia :: Long service leave

Long service leave is guaranteed as one of the National Employment Standards, however entitlements vary from state to state …

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Australia :: Annual leave

An employee must receive at least 4 weeks of paid annual leave per year,  this is increased to 5 weeks if the employee is identified as a shift worker …

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