Who and what is covered?

Who is eligible?

  • cleaners, and
  • supervisors (who perform cleaning and supervision work).

Who are engaged:

  • as a trainee
  • as a casual, part-time or full-time employee
  • as a sole trader subcontractor
  • by a labour hire company.

Employers who engage eligible workers must register with QLeave.

Who is not eligible?

Some workers performing contract cleaning work are not eligible to join QLeave.

These include:

  • people operating as a partner in a partnership
  • trustees of a trust
  • company directors
  • federal, state and local government workers
  • individuals for whom a personal services business determination is in effect for the individual performing the work under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cwlth), Section 87-60.

Other workers that are involved in the contract cleaning industry that are not eligible to join QLeave are:

  • professional and managerial staff
  • clerical staff.

If you engage only workers that are not eligible to join QLeave, you're not required to register with the Scheme.

Find out more about registering eligible workers.