Remote and regional incentives

We offer excellent incentives to people who are willing to work in remote and regional locations. Incentives and benefits include:

  • an annual incentive payment for full-time and part-time staff serving in designated remote and regional locations (payable at six-monthly intervals)
  • the flexibility for staff to allocate their incentive payment according to their personal preferences and needs
  • up to 5 years accommodation assistance for eligible staff
  • transfer provisions for remote and regional staff once they have completed the minimum 3 year service period
  • up to 10 days additional leave per year in certain locations
  • a fortnightly locality allowance
  • access to the department's online induction and specialised training and support programs, including cultural competence training.

What are some lifestyle benefits?

Working in a remote and regional community can provide a unique lifestyle with benefits which include opportunities to:

  • develop relationships within a small community environment where you immediately see the results of your work
  • develop or enhance your leadership skills
  • pursue new activities and interests
  • experience the natural attractions of rural and remote locations.