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
  • 15.4% employer superannuation contribution
  • access to salary packaging which allows you to make certain payments using your pre-tax salary
  • 18 days paid personal or carers leave per year, that we give to you when you start with the department
  • extensive parental leave for both parents
  • a vacation childcare subsidy to support working families with school aged children
  • $235 healthy lifestyle subsidy to support your physical and mental wellbeing
  • flexible working arrangements to adjust where and when you work
  • access to staff counselling services
  • access to a generous study assistance program.

Enterprise agreement

Our enterprise agreement sets out 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. Separate agreements cover Employees at IP Australia and Geoscience Australia.

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

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