Staff benefits

At ACU, we're committed to looking after our staff by offering a range of benefits:

Flexible work

We understand the importance of work-life balance and offer a range of flexible working options to support our staff.

Career development

We support your career development through opportunities such as:

  • Professional development courses
  • Academic promotions and pathways
  • Secondments
  • Study support
  • Performance review career planning

Study support

If you're interested in undertaking formal study whilst at ACU then you may be eligible for study support and study leave.

Salary packaging

ACU is a rebatable employer and salary packaging is available to all staff on an ongoing or fixed-term contract (minimum terms apply).


We offer generous employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%.

Employee Assistance Program

Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ensures that our staff have access to professional, confidential counselling or coaching support for work or personal issues.

Parental leave

Our leading practice parental leave provisions include generous leave entitlements for men and women, and we offer a range of resources to support parents.


In addition to parental leave, staff are entitled to a range of leave that can assist staff with work-life balance including:

  • recreational leave
  • long service leave
  • personal leave
  • compassionate leave
  • community service leave.