Important Dates for Christmas Leave 2023

Are you planning to take some long service leave over the Christmas period? Here's what you need to know.

If you plan on taking long service leave over the Christmas period, make sure you lodge your claim in the Worker Portal by Friday 1 December 2023 so we can make payment to you before Christmas.

Not sure if you have leave available? Click here to log in to your account to find out.

A guide to when you can expect payment is outlined below, however if your application is received after 1 December 2023, we can't guarantee you'll receive your payments on these dates.

Leave CommencesEstimated Payment Date
7 December to 12 December6 December
13 December to 19 December13 December
20 December to 3 January20 December
4 January to 9 January4 January

Applications are submitted through your Worker Portal. Click here to log in to your account and select Claims from the Menu. Step by step guides as well as videos on how to log in and submit a claim can be found by clicking here.

Our office will be closed from 12pm Friday 22 December 2023 and will reopen at 8:30am on Tuesday 2 January 2024.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have service registered with an interstate portable long service leave scheme, please consider submitting your claim earlier than the above date as some interstate schemes have longer processing times around the busy Christmas period.