Annual leave: four weeks annual leave for permanent employees. Most employees also receive a 17.5 per cent annual leave loading.
Parental leave: various entitlements for prenatal appointments, maternity leave, paternity leave and adoption leave are available. After 12 months working at Council female employees are entitled to 17 weeks paid maternity leave and non-birthing partners four weeks paid paternity leave.
Compassionate leave: up to five days if there is a death in the family. Consideration will also be given to special circumstances e.g. death in extended families.
Carer's leave: available through your sick leave credits to care for an immediate family member who is ill or requires assistance.
Rostered day off (RDO): full-time, permanent employees (not contract positions) are entitled to an RDO once every four weeks based on hours worked. Operational Centre based employees are entitled to a nine day fortnight.
Sick leave: a total of 12 days sick leave for the first 12 months dependant on the employment status. Additional provisions apply for Childcare Educators and Maternal and Child Health Nurses.