Jury service is when you are instructed to attend court so the court can select people to sit on juries for upcoming court cases.
Getting excused from doing jury service
You may be excused from doing jury service depending on the nature of your work.
Certain categories of health service employees can be excused from jury service.
Attending jury service
We will support you to attend jury service whenever possible. We may not be able to allow you to attend if your absence will impact crucial services. If this is the case, your manager will give you a certificate explaining this.
Pay while on jury service
You will get full pay and annual leave entitlement while you are on jury service. Your pay includes all allowances or premium payments which may apply.
Apply for jury service leave
Complete the Jury Service Leave form (PDF, 59KB, 2 Pages) and return it to your line manager.
National HR Employee Helpdesk
Phone: 1800 444 925
The helpdesk is open 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday