• We provide the following non-salary benefits to our employees:

    • SES: a privately-plated motor vehicle, which may be used for private and official use or cash in lieu of a motor vehicle; parking at work or cash in lieu of parking; a mobile phone and laptop; and airline lounge membership if eight or more return trips are planned for the year
    • EL2 employees: payment of a taxable annual allowance of $1,592 in 2012, increasing to $1,640 in 2013 for purchase of items or services that maintain or increase professionalism; and airline lounge membership if eight or more return trips are planned for the year
    • EL2 and general employees: a health and wellbeing taxable allowance of $300 each financial year to help meet the costs of activities or equipment that maintains health and fitness
    • general employees: airline lounge membership for employees undertaking 12 or more return trips in a year.

    All ongoing employees have access to salary packaging of the following items:

    • cars and utility vehicles, with fringe benefits tax (FBT) applicable
    • car parking we provide on premises we own, lease or otherwise control, with FBT applicable
    • superannuation, for self only, exempt from FBT
    • airline lounge membership fees, exempt from FBT
    • work-related professional association membership fees, exempt from FBT.

    Non-ongoing employees can salary package superannuation only.

    Salary packaging is administered by Smartsalary, with around 2,932 packages managed for our employees in 2012–13.

      Last modified: 17 Feb 2015QC 42641