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Victorian Sick Pay Guarantee

This program provides casual, contract and self-employed workers in certain occupations with guaranteed sick pay.

Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What you get?

Up to 38 hours (5 days) a year of sick and carer's pay.

Who is this for?

Victorian casual, contract and self-employed workers in certain occupations.


Eligible occupations include:

  • hospitality workers
  • food preparation assistants
  • food trades workers
  • sales support workers
  • sales assistants
  • other labourers working in supermarket supply chains
  • aged and disability carers
  • cleaners and laundry workers
  • security officers and guards.

Payments will be made at the national minimum wage.

The program will run for 2 years, and eligible workers can make their first claims from March 2022.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Victorian Sick Pay Guarantee.