Leave information for Griffith staff
Find out about the leave types available, including parental leave, as well as how to apply for leave.
A number of leave types are available to Griffith staff. For information on available leave types please refer to the relevant Enterprise Agreement:
Please refer to the University policy for information about Absence on Official University Business
Applying for leave
Most leave types can be applied for via: Staff Portal > My Staff Page > Time and Absence > Request Absence
Keeping in touch
All staff are encouraged to keep in touch with the University during long term leave. It is important to have clear expectations between the staff members, colleagues and manager prior to commencement of leave regarding the type and frequency of contact.
The following parental leave entitlements are available to Griffith University staff:
|Prior continuous services with the University||Paid parental leave entitlement||Unpaid parental leave entitlement||Total|
|12 months or more||26 weeks (total parental leave and primary carers leave)||26 weeks||52 weeks|
|9–12 months||6 weeks paid parental leave||46 weeks||52 weeks|
|Less than 9 months||Nil||52 weeks||52 weeks|
To apply for parental leave or secondary carer leave ( also known as partner leave) complete the Leave Application Form (DOCX 30k). The below resources provide additional information for you to consider when applying for this leave.