General Conditions of Service  

​Summary of important conditions of service
Salary Payable fortnightly, on Thursday, by electronic transfer to bank/credit union/building society account.
​Northern Territory Allowance Employees with recognised dependents are eligible for NT Allowance of $960 per annum.
​Taxation ​Zone A taxation concession is applicable.
​Working Hours 36.45 hours per week
​Superannuation
  • ​Employee has the flexibility to elect any complying superannuation fund.
  • Employer contributions will be paid at the superannuation guarantee rate (9.25%).
​Recreation Leave
  • ​30 days (6 weeks) per annum, which FOITs may access on a pro rata basis upon completion of 8 months service.
  • Leave loading of 17.5% of salary is payable up to a pre-determined maximum of $1484 for 2014.
​Personal/Carers Leave

Fixed period employees (including graduates):

  • 1 week personal/carers leave available after each completed 2 months of service with 2 days available on commencement;
  • maximum of 3 weeks within the first 12 months of service; and
  • 3 weeks per annum thereafter.

Ongoing employees:

  • 3 weeks per annum from date of appointment.
  • Paid personal leave is cumulative.
​Study Leave
  • ​Paid study leave of up to 2.5 hours per week, available for attendance at an approved course of study. Graduates may only commence during Semester 2.
  • Compulsory course fees may be reimbursed.
​Long Service Leave ​3 months' long service leave after 10 years of service.
​Parental Leave ​After a qualifying period of 1 year, paid parental leave of 14 weeks or after a qualifying period of 5 years, paid parental leave of 18 weeks, with the remaining balance up to 3 years as unpaid leave.
Partners may use up to 2 weeks paid leave from the date of birth or adoption depending on length of service.
​Worker's Compensation ​Full coverage of paid compensation leave and reimbursement of medical expenses for an injury attributable to employment.