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Benefits and conditions

AUSTRAC can offer you a wide range of employment benefits including:

  • an attractive salary including access to annual salary progression and generous superannuation
  • flexible working hours and access to flex-time
  • access to flexible work arrangements such as part-time work, job share, home-based work, and leave at half pay
  • 16 weeks paid maternity, adoption and foster leave for eligible employees
  • two weeks paid supporting partner leave 
  • access to AUSTRAC's learning and development program and generous studies assistance scheme (including paid leave and financial assistance)
  • wellbeing initiatives, including the availability of a confidential employee assistance program.

Determination 8/2018 – AUSTRAC Salary range – 29 March 2019.

Please view the AUSTRAC Enterprise Agreement (Word, 672KB) for further information on current salaries and other conditions of employment.

Culture at AUSTRAC

AUSTRAC is a dynamic place to work and provides the support for you to grow your career. Our people are our asset. We value performance and passion. No matter where you work at AUSTRAC you can really make an impact and you will have the feeling of being part of a success story. Watch our culture video and hear directly from our staff on how we do things here.

A day in the life

One of AUSTRAC’s most important initiatives is the Fintel Alliance - a microcosm for much of the work we do. We relentlessly follow the money trail, exchange near real-time intelligence and use the best data, tracking tools and methodologies. We embrace change, seize opportunities and use our skills to work together to win the war against serious crime and terrorism financing. Watch our day in the life video to better understand the work you could do with us.

Being part of the APS also has the additional benefits of:

  • working for an employer who is committed to work-life balance, learning and development, work health and safety, and equity and diversity in the workplace
  • being able to access an extensive range of career opportunities
  • being able to move between different agencies and departments without losing entitlements
  • knowing that you are making a meaningful contribution to the Australian community.

Integrity in the APS 

Together, the APS Values and Employment Principles shape the organisational culture of the APS. They are core components of a positive culture, stewardship, high performance, and leadership - and fostering 'one APS'. 

All AUSTRAC employees are employed under the Public Service Act 1999 and required to comply with the Code of Conduct, including to at all times behave in a way that upholds the APS Values and Employment Principles, and the integrity and good reputation of AUSTRAC and the APS. AUSTRAC’s procedures for determining a breach of the APS Code of Conduct are available below.

Procedures for determining breaches of the APS Code of Conduct and for determining sanction (Word, 87KB)

Procedures for determining breaches of the APS Code of Conduct and for determining sanction (PDF, 115KB)


Read more on the APSC website about Integrity in the APS.

AUSTRAC workplace diversity plan 2013-17

AUSTRAC is committed to creating a working environment that values and utilises the contribution and experience of our employees from a diversity of backgrounds. The main objective of the AUSTRAC workplace diversity plan 

2013-2017 is a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. Harnessing the diverse skills, experiences and qualities of our employees enables us to be more efficient and innovative, enhancing our performance and leading to better business outcomes for AUSTRAC.

AUSTRAC workplace diversity plan 2013-17 (Word, 513KB)

AUSTRAC workplace diversity plan 2013-17 (PDF, 488KB)

Last modified: 28/02/2019 10:53