Building and construction industry (portable long service leave) employer registration - Queensland

Description

You will need to register with QLeave if you employ eligible workers in the building and construction industry in Queensland.

Eligible workers include tradespeople, trades assistants and labourers who perform building and construction work in Queensland and who are engaged:

  • as a trainee or apprentice
  • as a casual, part-time or full-time employee
  • as a sole trader subcontractor (providing substantially labour only)
  • as a foreperson or sub-foreperson (performing building and supervision work)
  • by a labour hire company.

Portable long service leave allows an eligible worker who works in the building and construction industry, to count service in the industry towards gaining a long service leave entitlement, regardless of the number of employers for whom the work was carried out.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You will be eligible to apply for QLeave registration as an employer if you employ eligible workers or are a sole trader or a member of a partnership, and you employ workers on wages to do building and construction work.

Duration

This registration remains in effect until cancelled by applicant.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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No fees are payable for this registration. The Scheme is funded by a levy on building and construction work performed in Queensland, where the total cost of work is $150,000 (excluding GST) or more.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Employer application - PDF (Opens in new window)

Application process

Apply

You can complete your employer registration online or download the registration form.

Transfer

This registration cannot be transferred.

Additional information

The Portable Long Service Leave Scheme provides an equitable and efficient system of portability of long service leave for workers in the building and construction industry.

Penalties apply if an employer of an eligible worker in the building and construction industry does not submit this registration form.

Books and records must be kept and a Worker Service Return (certificate of service) form must be completed for each eligible worker at the end of each financial year or at the time of termination of the contract for service, whichever occurs first. Registered employers may complete their Worker Service Return online by visiting the QLeave website.

Administering agency

QLeave

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Building and construction industry - Workers and employers

QLeave

Operating address: Unit 1
62 Crockford Street
Northgate, Queensland 4013
Mailing address: PO BOX 315
Virginia, Queensland 4014
Toll Free: 1800 803 481
Fax: 07 3212 6844
Email: members@qleave.qld.gov.au
Website: QLeave (Opens in new window)