Qantas bulletin

Members have been raising significant concerns over the lack of rostering over the Christmas period. Following recent conversations with Qantas, the company is provided better certainty around the upcoming rosters.

Advance notice of Christmas rosters – Christmas rosters will be published 7 Dec and will cover the period 22 Dec to 4 Jan 2022, providing an additional weeks’ notice.

Christmas Day roster preference – The local port level will manage shift preferences for Christmas, and the company will make every endeavour to meet the request. Please contact your Organiser if you have particular concerns or need assistance.

DIL allocations – DIL allocation will align to roster roll to allow employees who have been granted DILs to have greater visibility of the approval.

Forward roster visibility and pathway for 2022 – While there remains the prospect of some uncertainty due to the new COVID-19 variant, Qantas will publish the following rosters:

Roster Period

Roster Publish by

5 Jan to 18 Jan

14 Dec

19 Jan to 1 Feb

21 Dec

2 Feb to 15 Feb

25 Jan


Qantas wants to revert to a shorter notice period (one week) for the first roster in February and assess the ability to extend roster publish after. While COVID-19 will undoubtedly continue to create hurdles for the sector, we will monitor the situation and advocate for improved rostering at Qantas.

Speak to your organiser for more information:





Thomas  Russell

0419 761 320

NSW/ACT Services

Rhiannon Robson

0418 336 345


Imogen Sturni

0433 339 656

QLD Together

Allison Finley-Bissett

1800 177 244

QLD Services

Glenn Desmond

0427 975 806


Lesley Till

0497 555 875


Aaron  De La Torre

0427 813 821


Yvonne Klaa

0417 969 767  

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