Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the Implementation Officer and relevant enquiries contact and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Recognition of Prior Service procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 6th July 2017
Review Date 6th July 2020
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 3rd July 2017
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Implementation Officer Gwen Tinkler
Executive Director, Human Resources
+61 3 92468176
Enquiries Contact Human Resources Division
+61 3 92468144

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This Procedure was revised to align with the Deakin University Enterprise Agreement 2017, in particular:


- removal of Victorian College of the Arts from clauses 7a & 9a


- clause 7c&9c expanded to include School of Medicine, and to clarify that the employment is required to have directly related to the requirements of their appt • deletion of clause 8 recognising accrued SL at other organisations (and subsequent renumbering)


- Executive Director, HR replaced the VC as responsible for determining long service leave entitlements 


- total service recognised at previous employers reduced from 10 to 7 years, with no accrued entitlements accepted by any prior employer


- clause 14 amended to state that all new staff will be advised that they are able to apply for recognition of prior service


- application period for transfer of SL or recognition of prior service increased from 6 to 12 months.