October is Show Month and Public Holidays

October is Show Month and Public Holidays 

With October fast approaching please note the following Public Holidays State-wide and observed in each area as applicable and prescribed as a public holiday under the Statutory Holidays Act 2000 (TAS)

  • Friday 5th October- Burnie Show  
  • Thursday 11th October- Royal Launceston Show
  • Friday 19th October - Flinders Island Show 
  • Thursday 25th October- Royal Hobart Show 

It is important that employees receive the correct entitlements. The table below outlines briefly the entitlements under the various Awards applied by members for work performed on a public holiday. It should be used as a guide only and members should refer to the Award relevant to their business for the full extent of employee entitlements.

Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010 Restaurant Industry Award 2010 Registered and Licensed Clubs Award 2010
Casual 250% 250% 250%
Full Time
(Hourly Paid)
225% 225% 250%
Part Time Salary 225%
Cl 27.1 (Annualised) and cl 27.2
(Managerial) - time lieu equivalent to time
worked (or for cl 27.1 salaries time may
be added to annual leave accruals
Cl 28 - time in lieu equivalent to time worked
Cl 17.3 (managerial) - 250%

Members are encouraged to contact the Tasmanian Hospitality Association office if they have any queries in relation to employee entitlements on the public holidays.