Religious, cultural and ceremonial leave

Religious, cultural and ceremonial leave

33. RELIGIOUS, CULTURAL AND CEREMONIAL LEAVE

33.1 Supervisors will assist Staff by approving an applicable form of leave (annual leave, flexible work arrangements, leave without pay, or other applicable leave) for observance of holy days or attendance at essential religious, cultural or ceremonial duties associated with the Staff Member’s faith or culture.

33.2 Staff will provide appropriate documentation to their Supervisor.

33.3 Eligibility and entitlement

All Staff (excluding casuals)

Leave may be granted, at the discretion of the Staff Member’s Supervisor, in line with the conditions outlined above.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Staff

Up to 5 days paid leave and 10 days leave without pay per annum to fulfil ceremonial obligations.

1 day paid leave per annum to participate in National Day celebrations

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