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Employee Leave Policy Template [Australia]

Do right by your employees and implement a Leave Policy for your workforce.

What is in this leave policy template?

This free Australian Leave Policy will establish the policies that govern paid time off, unpaid time off, and time required by federal and local laws. A consistent and clearly communicated leave policy establishes the expectations of employers and employees.

The objectives of this policy are to, as far as reasonably practicable:

  • Establish guidelines that govern the process, timeframes and reporting procedures for the time taken off at work
  • Provide the amount of time that can be taken off work
  • How this time off will be reported and paid or unpaid
  • Defining a process for employees to request time off

What are the different types of leave covered in the policy template?

This comprehensive list of leave policy templates for Australian businesses covers both paid and unpaid leave policies, including:

  • General leave policy
  • Annual leave policy
  • Paid personal leave/Carer’s/Sick leave policy
  • Unpaid carer’s leave policy
  • Unpaid family & domestic violence leave policy
  • Paid & unpaid compassionate leave policy
  • Parental leave policy
  • Adoption leave policy
  • Special maternity leave policy (SML)
  • Community service leave policy
  • Long service leave policy


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