Construction Industry Portable Long Service Leave Registration - South Australia

Service summary

In South Australia, employees are entitled to portable long service leave if they perform building, electrical or metal trades work predominantly on site including work on new or existing commercial, industrial or domestic buildings or structures.

This means employees don't have to work with the same employer for 10 years to be eligible for long service leave.
Employers of eligible workers are required by law to register with Portable Long Service Leave within one month of employing, lodge Employer Returns and pay a levy based on 2.15% of remuneration (excluding apprentices who are levy free) every 2 months.

Portable Long Service Leave keep a record of each employee's service and pay them when they become entitled to long service leave at no further cost to the employer.

To see if the scheme applies to your workers, please use their website coverage tool (http://www.portableleave.org.au/employers/who-do-i-cover) as a guide or find detailed information at (http://www.portableleave.org.au/whos-covered-by-the-scheme).

If you need to register, please download and complete an Employer Registration Application form (http://www.portableleave.org.au/assets/docs/general/Employer-registration-application.pdf).

If you would like a Field Officer to contact you to explain your obligations or assist with registration, please contact Portable Long Service Leave.

There is also a voluntary scheme for Working Directors and self-employed contractors.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

Indefinite. Employers remain registered until they cease to employ defined workers.

Fees

Employers must pay a 2.15% levy every two months to the Construction Industry Fund.

Administering agency

Portable Long Service Leave

Act(s) name

Construction Industry Long Service Leave Act 1987 (South Australia)

Contact details

Field Officer


Operating address:
155 Fullarton Road
Rose Park SA 5067
Mailing address:
155 Fullarton Road
Rose Park SA 5067

Toll Free:

1800182124

Phone:

0883326111

Fax:

0883334314
hello@portableleave.org.au

Website:

http://www.portableleave.org.au/ Opens in a new browser window

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