An employer and employee can agree to substitute a public holiday (or part-day public holiday) for another day. In other words, employees may change public holidays to the day of their choice. Penalty rates are only applied to substitute days that are considered public holidays. An enterprise agreement or modern award typically outlines the details of a substitute public holiday.
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