Higher duties and relieving

A relieving allowance will be paid to a staff member for reliving in an existing position which is at a higher classification level, where the staff member performs the duties for a period of at least 5 consecutive working days.

A higher duties allowance may be paid where a staff member is required to perform duties at a higher classification or to perform tasks related to a specific task or project for a period of at least 5 consecutive days.

Complete the Higher Duties/Relieving Allowance Form (PDF, 172KB) and submit to Human Resource Services.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.