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Family and domestic violence leave

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    From 1 February 2023, eligible employees are entitled to 10 days paid family and domestic violence leave.

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    The leave is available upfront and resets to 10 days on the anniversary of each employee's start date.

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    The leave doesn't accumulate and unused leave doesn't carry over.

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    Employees not eligible for the 10 days paid leave are entitled to 5 days unpaid family and domestic violence leave. To include this in a pay see Leave without pay.

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    For all the rules and eligibility details, visit the Fair Work website.



There are some one-time setup tasks required to include paid  family and domestic violence leave in an employee's pay. You can then enter the hours of leave an employee takes.

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