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Pay and conditions

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Our Enterprise agreement provides the terms and conditions for our Secretary and our APS and Executive level employees. This agreement covers employees at the department, National Measurement Institute, Questacon and the Australian Astronomical Observatory.

Employees at IP Australia and Geoscience Australia are covered under separate agreements.

Benefits of working with us

The benefits of working with us include:

  • a competitive salary
  • 4 weeks annual leave per year
  • 18 days paid personal leave per year
  • maternity and paternity leave
  • a vacation care subsidy
  • $200 healthy lifestyle subsidy
  • flexible working arrangements such as teleworking, part time and job sharing
  • 15.4 per cent employer superannuation contribution
  • salary packaging which allows you to make certain payments using your pre-tax salary 
  • access to study assistance
  • access to staff counselling services.

2016-2019 Enterprise agreement

This agreement was made in accordance with s172 of the Fair Work Act 2009.

Read the Enterprise agreement 2016-2019 [PDF 448KB] [DOC 658KB].

See also

Last updated: 30 April 2018

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