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Casual loading is extra money paid to casual workers over the normal hourly rate. Outcomes of APS-wide bargaining could lift the casual loading across the service. To help explain the significant impact of these benefits, view examples to apply your own circumstance.
APS Bargaining has a range of expanded benefits for personal/carers leave to help APS employees manage their wellbeing, and life outside of work.
The parental leave changes apply to many APS parents. The paid leave entitlements are available to both primary and secondary caregivers up to 24 months after your baby is born. This opens up this leave entitlement to parents who have had a baby in the last 2 years.
To make sure you are informed on the APS bargaining package of pay and conditions, the Chief Negotiator, Peter Riordan PSM CF, is running Q&A sessions with APS employees.
The Australian Government is committed to providing APS employees with fair and equitable conditions of employment through genuine APS bargaining. Central to these conditions of employment is a fair and affordable pay rise for all APS employees.