Tip of the Week

Published: Wednesday 8th October 2014

Each year the University closes for a period around the holidays associated with Christmas and New Year.  This closure is covered by a combination of public holidays and University Holidays.

The following arrangements will apply to the annual Christmas closedown period 2014/2015:

  • Wednesday 24 December - Christmas Eve
    The University closes at 3pm subject to workload requirements that may necessitate a later closure up to 5pm for some staff.

  • Thursday 25 December - Christmas Day
    Public holiday for all staff

  • Friday 26 December - Boxing Day
    Public holiday for all staff

  • Monday 29 December
    University holiday for all staff

  • Tuesday 30 December
    University holiday for all staff

  • Wednesday 31 December
    University holiday for all staff

  • Thursday 1 January 2015 - New Years Day
    Public holiday for all staff

  • Friday 2 January 2015 - Return to work ACT/QLD/SA/VIC
    The University remains closed for all staff in NSW (including Vice-Chancellery) due to the transferred Bank Holiday.   The University is open for staff in all other states.

Staff Connect has been programmed with these Public and University holidays.

Nominated supervisors are encouraged to discuss any additional recreational leave arrangements with staff and ensure that all staff reporting to them have submitted leave applications via Staff Connect prior to taking annual leave.

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