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Attachment B

Core Australian Public Service terms and conditions of employment

Hours of work

  • Ordinary weekly hours (hours should not be reduced)
  • Flex leave arrangements for non-Executive Level (EL) employees
  • Time off in lieu arrangements for EL employees


  • Contribution rates should not be enhanced unless required by legislation or the relevant fund rules


  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid personal/carer's leave
  • Evidence requirements for personal leave are not to be more lenient than current
  • Paid compassionate leave
  • Paid maternity/parental leave (includes adoption and foster care)
  • Paid supporting partner leave (includes adoption and foster care)
  • Paid community service leave
  • Paid cultural/ceremonial leave
  • Christmas closedown

Redeployment, reduction and redundancy

  • There should be no enhancement to existing arrangements (including retention periods)
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2018