6.3 Isolation Allowance

6.3.1 A principal whose work requires that they reside for the term of their appointment at a locality designated as isolated will receive an isolation allowance at the prescribed rate.

6.3.2 An isolation allowance will be paid fortnightly and during:

    1. periods of annual leave, whether or not the principal remains in the isolated locality;
    2. any absence from the isolated locality on sick leave or other paid leave of up to seven consecutive days;
    3. periods where a principal goes to another locality and is paid a school camp allowance.

6.3.3 The isolation allowance rates for principals whose full-time residence is in a locality which has a population of less than 300 are listed in Appendix 1.

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