2.12.1. A staff member who is required to act in a position of higher classification than that which the staff member occupies or who is assigned responsibilities or duties which warrant the payment of a higher duties allowance will be paid an allowance in accordance with the University policy and procedures for higher duties allowances.
2.12.2. All allowances will attract University superannuation contributions.
2.12.3. Qualification for Allowance
184.108.40.206 Professional Staff
A professional staff member who acts in a position above their substantive classification level will be eligible for payment of a higher duties allowance where the period of acting service in the higher position is continuous for a period of at least ten (10) consecutive working days, inclusive of public holidays.
220.127.116.11 Academic Staff
If an academic staff member is assigned responsibilities or duties which warrant payment of a higher duties allowance, the staff member will receive an allowance if the period during which the staff member performs those duties is not less than fifteen (15) weeks.
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