Long School Holidays
Long school holiday and Participation Exemption: have been in place since July 2010 but again not accessed by eligible women. This exemption provides:
• An automatic exemption from activity or participation requirements during the fortnight that includes the Christmas and New Year public holidays.
• Can be exempted from your activity or participation requirements for up to eight weeks, so long as you have employment to return to. You will need to contact Centrelink within the first fortnight of the closure and may need to provide proof of ongoing employment.
All Domestic Violence exemptions are granted by social workers within the Department of Human Services.