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Annual leave 

Full-time and part-time employees in New South Wales are entitled to a minimum of four weeks of paid leave each year. This includes all employees, whether they are paid a salary, wages, piecework rates or are paid wholly or partly by commission.

If you are a casual, you receive a higher hourly rate because you do not get paid annual leave. 

Leave loading

Workers who receive their rights under an award or agreement receive an extra payment of 17.5% of their wages when they go on a period of annual leave.  This is called leave loading.

Contact the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94 to check your entitlements.