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Under the Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act
2001, employers must release Reservists when they're called
for service and for any training to prepare for that service.
When administering leave, an employer may request written
notification of the ADF Reserve service for the leave being applied
for. The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has a standardised form
called an AE 380,
Tri-Service Notice of ADF Reserve Service and is used by the
Navy Army and Air Force. The form is in two parts, the first part
provides the details of the intended ADF Reserve service while the
second part provides confirmation that the ADF Reserve service was
As an Employer, you're encouraged to introduce leave policies
for your staff who are also Reservists.
Whether you're a public or private sector employer, find out how
you can create a leave policy for your Reservists.
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be invaluable to a business."
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