41. Other leave entitlements

Leave Type Qualification Entitlement & accruals Conditions
War service    Professional staff members    Special credit of 9 weeks sick leave at commencement   Staff who served full time overseas as a member of the Australian Defence Force in an operational area described in Sch.2 of the Veteran's Entitlements Act 1986 during the specified period  
Additional sick leave credit of 15 days with accrual up to maximum of 45 days  

Defence service

(Navy, Army or Air Force)  

Staff member of the Australian Defence Reserve   Up to 20 days per year   The delegate may grant leave with pay  
Jury and witness    Staff member summoned as a prospective juror or witness   Paid for the period necessary for attendance at court or before a relevant industrial /employment tribunal   The staff member must pay the University any fees received or alternatively take annual or long service leave or accrued flex credits to which he or she is entitled, and retain the fee  

Leave without


The delegate may grant an application for LWOP   LWOP, including any form of unpaid parental/grandparental leave subject to under clauses 37, 38 or 39, does not break continuity of service but does not count for service for accrual of any leave or any other like purpose   Where a staff member is on LWOP on public holidays and/or during University Closure, additional days leave will not be granted