|Tuesday||Jan-01||New Year's Day|
|Monday||Jan-28||Australia Day||26 January or|
|Friday||Apr-19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Saturday||Apr-20||Easter Saturday||Public Holiday in all states exc. Tasmania and WA|
|Sunday||Apr-21||Easter Sunday||Public Holiday in ACT|
|Monday||Apr-22||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|Monday||Jun-10||Queens Birthday||2nd Monday in June. except QLD|
|Monday||Aug-05||Bank Holiday||New South Wales. Banks only|
|Monday||Oct-07||Labour Day||1st Monday in October. NSW/ACT/SA|
|Thursday||Dec-26||Boxing Day||Except South Australia|
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If an employee makes $47,916 per month, they must contribute 4.85% of their salaries.
GST is 10%.
If the employee has been in the company for less than a year, one weeks of notice is required by the employer. Over 5 years in the company requires 4 weeks of notice. Additionally, written notice must be given on the day of termination and a payment can be made in lieu of notice.
Notice period depends on seniority of worker.
• 1 year or less – 1 week
• 1 - 3 years – 2 weeks
• 3 – 5 years – 3 weeks
• More than 5 years – 4 weeks
Payment is given based on continuous period of service, and pay rate is given for ordinary hours worked.
At least 1 year but less than 2 years 4 weeks
At least 2 years but less than 3 years 6 weeks
At least 3 years but less than 4 years 7 weeks
At least 4 years but less than 5 years 8 weeks
At least 5 years but less than 6 years 10 weeks
At least 6 years but less than 7 years 11 weeks
At least 7 years but less than 8 years 13 weeks
At least 8 years but less than 9 years 14 weeks
At least 9 years but less than 10 years 16 weeks
At least 10 years 12 weeks*
The national minimum wage is $18.93.
Expats are entitled to benefits called “Living Away From Home Allowance” which includes recovery of domestic expenses, other costs as part of salary at a tax free rate and tax reduction on holidays with family. However, to be eligible, the expat must be relocated to Australia for a specified amount of time with intent to move back to their home country afterward. Additionally, their house in their home country must remain available and not rented during the time in Australia.
Mandatory occupation pension (Superannuation) is comprised of funds from the employer and government.
• Employer – 9.5% of employees earning
• Government - depends on employees’ annual income.
Employees are entitled to 4 weeks of vacation.
Eligible employees who are the primary carer of a newborn or adopted child get up to 18 weeks' leave paid at the national minimum wage. These payments are made to the employer first, who then pays them to the employee. These payments can be paid before, after or at the same time as other entitlements such as annual leave and long service leave.
Eligible working dads and partners (including same-sex partners) get 2 weeks leave paid at the national minimum wage. These payments are made directly to the employee from the Australian Government
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