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Extended leave – returning to duty or taking more leave

Before your extended leave finishes, you need to let People and Culture know whether you intend to return to duty or take more leave.

If you are returning to duty, you must inform People and Culture at least 21 days before your return. Inadequate notice could result in you not getting paid on time.


This information is for staff who are currently on extended leave or who are considering going on extended leave in the future. 

Returning to duty

Complete and submit your return to duty request form at least 21 days before your current leave expires.

Taking more leave

If you are applying to extend your leave, you will need to complete a return to duty request form and a leave application form. The types of leave available to you are:


People and Culture Services

Phone: 8226 1356
EmailEducation.leave [at] sa.gov.au