Employees: Benefits

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

EAP provides short term counselling and support for all employees and their immediate family members. It is a free and confidential service and can assist with:

  • Professional counselling for personal or work related problems
  • Face to face counselling is available
  • PLEASE NOTE: Staff wishing to access this service must do so in their own time.
  • Appointments must not be made in working time unless the staff member has gained approval from Executive as per the EAP Policy.

Telephone Support

Staff are encouraged to voluntarily seek assistance by contacting LifeWorks to arrange a counselling session at a convenient time and location: 1300 361 008

Fitness Passport

Fitness passportFitness Passport is a corporate health and fitness program that allows its members to access a wide range of local health and fitness facilities.

For more information, and to see the participating health and fitness services in your area, visit:

Salary Packaging

Salary Packaging is an Australian Tax Office approved way of reducing your taxable income and increasing your take home pay. By paying for some everyday bills and items with your pre-tax salary, you can potentially increase your tax free income by $9,009 per FBT year.

All salary packaging benefits are provided on the basis that any tax savings are shared equally between the employee and the employee’s Local Health District.

For more information about SMART Salary and salary packaging, go to: