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From 1 January 2010, the National Employment Standards (NES) replace the non-pay rate provisions of the Australian Fair Pay and Conditions Standard (the Standard). Under the NES there is an entitlement to community service leave.
Employees, including casual employees, are entitled to take leave to carry out certain community service activities such as:
There were no community service leave entitlements under the Australia Fair Pay and Conditions Standard (the Standard), which applied up to and including 31 December 2009.
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