AU Payroll and HR Glossary

Discover the meaning of the latest AU payroll and HR terms and abbreviations with this free glossary.


Leave loading An employee taking annual leave is entitled to an extra payment on top of their base rate of pay either upon the commencement or during a period of annual leave.

Leave types Employees can take leave for many reasons, including to go on a holiday, because they are sick or to take care of sick family members. Further examples of other leave types include, Long service leave, Maternity and parental leave, Community service leave.

Long service leave Long service leave is where an employee entitlement to an additional vacation on full pay after an extended period of service with an employer.