Access to sabbatical leave

Under the ACT Public Service Nursing and Midwifery Enterprise Agreement 2013-2017, up to 12 nurses and midwives can access the Sabbatical Leave (Clause 147) entitlement annually.

If you are a nurse or midwife and have been employed by ACT Health in a permanent position for a minimum of two years, you can apply now for Nursing and Midwifery Sabbatical Leave. The leave must be applied for and approved 12 months before leave is due to be taken.

For further information

Application for sabbatical leave

Completed applications are able to be submitted to the Nursing and Midwifery Office.

Contact us

Professional Development Coordinator
Nursing & Midwifery Office
Level 3, Building 6
Canberra Hospital
PO Box 11, Woden, ACT, 2606

Phone: (02) 6244 2147
Email: nmscholarships@act.gov.au