25. Incremental salary progression

25.1  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 agreement. Supervisors will provide reasonable assistance and opportunity to staff members to achieve salary progression.

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

  • 12 months continuous service in the case of annual increments (excluding leave without pay).
  • 24 months continuous service in the case of the biennial increments in clause 25.4 (excluding leave without pay).

25.3  An increment will only be withheld in accordance with clauses 75 and 76 (disciplinary action).

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

25.5  Casual staff are not entitled to incremental progression but a Teaching Experience payment under clause 24.13 (Salaries- casual/sessional academic staff) may be payable