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Update: Christmas Day Declared a Public Holiday in Victoria

Update: Christmas Day Sunday 25th December
Declared a Public Holiday in Victoria

 

The Andrews Government has reversed its decision not to declare 25 December 2016 as a public holiday, bringing Victoria into line with the other states. 
This decision confirms that Christmas Day, which falls on a Sunday next month, will now officially be a declared public holiday. This means that Victorian employees will now observe the following public holidays:

  • Sunday 25 December 2016 – Christmas Day
  • Monday 26 December 2016 – Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27 December 2016 – additional day as Christmas Day falls on a weekend

 
This change means that Victorian employees required to work on Sunday 25 December 2016 will now be entitled to be paid public holiday penalty rates for hours worked. Trading restrictions will remain in place on Christmas Day, but not on the substitute public holiday, Tuesday 27 December.
 
Employers should reference the applicable modern award, enterprise agreement or employment contract to determine which penalty rates will apply to employees who may be required to work on a declared public holiday. 
 
If you have any questions regarding the provisions which apply for public holidays for your employees, please do not hesitate to contact us on 1300 720 004 or via email at
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