Excess (Canberra) Travel Leave

Excess (Canberra) travel leave is provided to compensate employees who are required to travel from their work base to Canberra on a Sunday, or a day which is a public holiday in their work base:

that occur on the following day.

An employee may claim one additional day of annual leave for each two Sundays/public holidays spent travelling up to a limit of eight additional days of annual leave per calendar year. Excess (Canberra) travel leave is only available for employees with a work base listed below.

Claims for excess (Canberra) travel leave must be received by Ministerial and Parliamentary Services within six months after the travel has been completed.

Eligible Work Bases

The employees of Senators and Members who have work bases in the following locations may claim excess (Canberra) travel leave:

The above locations are effective as at 14 June 2017.

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