Understanding your annual statement

A guide to understanding your annual statement, section by section.

The Portable Long Service Authority will issue an annual statement to all registered workers at the end of each financial year, which will be available to download in the worker portal.

How to access your statement

Log in to the worker portal

Click on Annual Statements, then select the statement you want to download.

An image of where to locate your annual statement on the worker portal

Your statement

Your statement has 5 main sections.

A description of the 5 sections of the annual statement

1. Reporting period

This is the financial year the statement covers.

Breakdown of the reporting period for the annual report

2. Worker details

On the left-hand side of this section are your personal details, such as your name and address.

On the right-hand side is your Worker ID, the industry you have been registered in and the date the statement was issued.

If you work in more than one industry, you will receive a Worker ID and an Annual Statement for each industry.

Worker details on the annual statement

3. Summary

This section includes the name of each employer you have worked for during the reporting period, the gross payment received, and the total service hours reported by each employer.

Annual statement summary of a worker with 2 registered workplaces

4. Hours credited

Opening balance The total hours you have accrued prior to the reporting period covered by your annual statement.
Sub total The total number of hours you worked where you were eligible for portable long service.
Less credited hours used for Long Service Leave The total hours of long service leave that you have taken during the reporting period.
Current Long Service Leave Entitlement (hours)

This number will display as 0.00 until you are entitled to claim your portable long service benefit, usually after 7 years of service. Once you are eligible to claim your benefit, this number will represent 1/60th of your total hours credited.

Annual statement breakdown of hours credited and balances

5. Service period

The graph shows the number of years of eligible service you have logged under the scheme.

Once your service period reaches 7 years, you will be eligible to claim your portable long service benefit.

A bar showing 2 years of eligible service achieved

Download a copy of this guide

Understanding Your Annual Statement - Web 2021
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Get assistance

If you need help reading your annual statement, contact the Authority by calling 1800 517 158 or emailing enquiries@plsa.vic.gov.au.

Do you need a translator?

If English is not your first language, our staff can speak to you with the assistance of an interpreting and translation service. This is a free service.

Call 1800 517 158 (toll-free number).