Public holiday penalty rates
Employees get paid at least their base pay rate for all hours worked on public holidays.
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Awards, enterprise agreements and other registered agreements can provide entitlements for working public holidays, including:
- extra pay (for example public holiday rates)
- an extra day off or extra annual leave
- minimum shift lengths on public holidays
- agreeing to substitute a public holiday for another day.
Find information about working on public holidays in your award by selecting from the list below.