Conditions and benefits

Find our enterprise agreement and learn about pay, conditions and benefits at our department.

We offer flexible working arrangements with competitive benefits.

These 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% 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.

Enterprise agreement

Our enterprise agreement provides the terms and conditions for our Australian Public Service (APS) and executive level employees.

The agreement covers employees at our department, including National Measurement Institute and Questacon. Employees at IP Australia and Geoscience Australia are covered by separate agreements.

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

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