AUSTRAC culture and benefits

Working at AUSTRAC not only means you help detect, deter and disrupt financial crime – you’ll also have access to rewarding benefits and a great workplace culture.

Benefits and conditions

  • Competitive APS salaries with access to annual salary progression
  • 15.4% superannuation, which continues through paid maternity leave
  • Hybrid working arrangement and other workplace flexibility is available for most roles
  • Generous leave conditions including cultural, ceremonial and NAIDOC leave
  • Discounted private health insurance and novated car leasing
  • Discounted access to gyms & pools using Fitness Passport
  • Internal and external mobility opportunities, including temporary higher duties
  • Study assistance - up to $6,000 per annum and up to 120 hours of study leave
  • Opportunity for overseas deployments and work on special projects and taskforces
  • Reward and recognition programs including the AUSTRAC CEO Commendation, the Making a Difference awards and the Australia Day Achievement Awards.

View the AUSTRAC Enterprise Agreement (PDF, 796 KB) for more information about current salaries and other conditions of employment.

Find out how to apply for jobs with us.

Our core values

At AUSTRAC, we recognise that our people are our strength. Our core values guide our internal culture and support us to achieve our mission of fighting financial crime together.

These united behaviours and mindsets support our agency today and will guide us into the future.

We are trusted: We embody the foundations of reliability, integrity and transparency. We trust and empower each other and nurture self-belief.

We are inclusive: We respect and value our colleagues for their uniqueness and diversity. Regardless of background, role or circumstance we are welcoming and actively support each other's wellbeing. Our ideas are richer and execution is stronger when everyone feels included.

We are collaborative: We work in and outside of our teams and with our partners to build shared goals, make decisions and get results. We solve problems together and inspire each other to think creatively and engage in new ideas. We thrive as one AUSTRAC.

We are impactful: Committed to our vision of a financial system free from criminal abuse, we are professional, adaptive leaders and recognised for our expertise and delivery of results. We are courageous and dedicated to making a difference to the community we serve.

Lifestyle and wellbeing

  • AUSTRAC has had a long-term commitment to work-life balance through flexible work arrangements such as part-time work, job sharing, condensed working hours and home-based work, flexible working hours and access to flex-time
  • Up to 18 weeks of paid parental leave and secondary caregiver leave, in addition to government provided schemes
  • Free parking for women in their third trimester of pregnancy
  • Confidential coaching, counselling and support for employees and their immediate family members
  • Free flu vaccinations, health checks, online health programs and other well-being initiatives
  • Paid and unpaid leave for community volunteering and blood donation
  • Reasonable workplace adjustments to support employees with illness or injury.

Do you have questions about working with us?

Contact our recruitment team

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Last updated: 31 May 2024
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