Contract Cleaning Industry Employer Registration - Long Service Leave - New South Wales

Service summary

You must apply for this registration If you are an employer in the contract cleaning industry and you employ workers to perform cleaning work (on wages or salary). Registration provides employees in the industry with long service leave entitlements. These entitlements are portable between employers.

As a registered employer, your obligations will include:

  • Notifying the Agency when a worker starts or finishes working for you;
  • Paying a levy of 1.7 percent of the ordinary wages of your workers; and
  • Providing the Agency with a list of all workers that are registered as working for you.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

This registration is for companies, partnerships, sole traders, trusts and other forms of employing entities that employ workers on wages or salary to perform cleaning work.

You are not eligible for this registration if you are:

  • Engaged solely to supervise workers;
  • A partner in a partnership you work for;
  • A director of the company you work for;
  • A trustee of a trust you work for;
  • Under a contract of service with a Commonwealth, State, Territory or local government authority; or
  • Employed on wages or salary by the owner of the premises you clean.

You are required to submit an application in the approved form.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.



You will be required to pay a levy as part of your quarterly return. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

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Administering agency

The Treasury
Long Service Corporation

Act(s) name

Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave Scheme) Act 2010 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave Scheme) Regulation 2011 (New South Wales)

Contact details

The Treasury
Long Service Corporation

Operating address:
Level 1
19-21 Watt Street
New South Wales 2250
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 3000
Central Coast MC
New South Wales 2252




02 92875685

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