ACT Long Service Leave Authority

The ACT Long Service Leave Authority currently administers portable long service leave schemes for the following industries under ACT Government legislation:

The schemes allow workers to move from employer to employer (and even service as a self-employed worker is accrued) without losing credit for time worked (service) in the covered industry.

What is Long Service Leave?

Long service leave is additional leave given to the employee who has worked in the same industry for 10 or more years.

Is Long Service Leave the same as superannuation?

There is no connection between Long Service Leave Scheme and the C+BUS Scheme, nor with Industry Redundance Schemes.

How does the Scheme Work?

The employer will record the service and wages for each employee and remit the Long Service Leave Levy to the Authority. When an employee has accumulated an entitlement they may make a claim with the Authority, each scheme has its own eligibility criteria please refer to the Industry you are registered under.