Jump to Share article Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Email Share link via email Jump to heading All employees are entitled family and domestic violence leave each year. This includes full-time, part-time and casual employees. What your right will look like depends on which system of employment laws you are in. You need to know that: there are two different groups of laws that could apply to you; you could be in the national system of employment law or the state system of employment law; and you can’t be in both systems. We have more information about these systems here Q&A: State or national for WA employees This is important because: – in the national system, employees are entitled to a minimum of 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave. – in the state system, employees are entitled to a minimum of 5 days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave. If you are having trouble figuring out if you are an employee, or which system you are in, you can contact us to make a request for legal advice here. This resource contains information about family and domestic violence Sexual assault, domestic and family violence comes in many forms. It can happen to anyone, in any relationship. It’s never ok. If you have experienced violence and abuse, support is available. 1800RESPECT is Australia’s national sexual assault, domestic and family violence support service. Anyone can access the confidential information, referral and counselling service at any time of the day, every day of the year through www.1800respect.org.au or 1800 737 732. The next step is always your choice. This resource includes entitlement for national system employees; the entitlement for state system employees; frequently asked questions.