24. Incremental salary progression

24.1.  Incremental progression through the salary structure within a classification requires the staff member’s acquisition of new skills, experience, knowledge and satisfactory performance against an agreed Performance and Development Review. Supervisors will provide reasonable assistance and opportunity to staff members to achieve salary progression.

24.2.  A staff member is eligible to be paid at the next salary step within the relevant level on the anniversary of commencement, subject to:

  1. 12 months’ continuous service in the case of annual increments (excluding leave without pay); or
  2. 24 months’ continuous service in the case of the biennial increments in clause 24.4 (excluding leave without pay).

24.3.  An increment will only be withheld in accordance with clauses 70 and 71 (Disciplinary action).

24.4.  Incremental progression will be biennial for all academic staff and professional staff at ANU Officer Level 6 and above.

24.5.  Casual staff are not entitled to incremental progression but a Teaching Experience payment under clause 23.13 (Salaries – Casual sessional academic staff) may be payable.

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