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Congregational Resources


The following Volunteer policy and procedure applies across all areas of the UCA in Victoria and Tasmania.

Congregation employment

There are a number of obligations when employing paid workers including:

  • Payment of minimum wages
  • Providing payslips; and
  • Recordkeeping

For information about minimum wages and other employment related obligations, please refer to the Fair Work Commission.

Paying employees

Contact Michelle Ennis on 9116 1933 for Central Stipends Payroll Service for assistance with setting up payments.

Policies & procedures

The template policies below are made available here as optional tools for congregational use.

Note that these templates are not specifically approved policies and are by no means mandatory.

Policies apply to congregation employees and are not applicable to ministerial roles.


For further information or advice contact People & Culture on 9116 1940.

Related documents


Fair Work information statement

Employers must provide every new employee a copy of the Fair Work Information Statement before, or as soon as possible after, they start their new job. The statement can be found at the following location:

Fair Work: Information statement

Related links

National Criminal History Checks

Working With Children

Fair Work:  Employment Templates & guides

Fair Work: Employment Fact Sheets

Fair Work: Minimum wages & Pay Guides