Will my leave entitlements continue to accrue during stand down?
Yes, all employee entitlements, including annual, personal and long service leave will continue to accrue during stand down in the usual way.
Can I use my personal/sick leave or annual leave during stand down?
No leave can be taken during stand down, including personal or annual leave. When you take personal leave from your position, it is because your personal circumstances or sickness is preventing you from performing your role. As you are not performing your role, there is no work to take personal leave from.
Can parental leave be taken through the stand down period?
Approved parental leave can be taken through the stand down period.