Superannuation

  • 13.5% superannuation contribution into the superannuation fund of your choosing
  • The NLC can facilitate contribution of additional amounts to your superannuation fund from either your pre-tax salary by way of salary sacrifice or your post-tax salary by automatically deducting such amounts from your fortnightly salary payment if requested to do so.
  • The NLC's default fund is Australian Super (MySuper product)
  • Salary Packaging

  • All Full Time and Part Time employees are entitled to salary packaging options through the NLC's nominated salary packaging provider (Community Business Bureau)
  • This is an optional service
  • Salary packaging does not reduce salary for superannuation purposes or any other purpose
  • Leave Provisions

  • All Full Time and Part Time employees are entitled to 4 weeks annual leave pro rata* per year of service (*pro rata - proportional to the hours worked according to your contract)
  • Darwin based employees are entitled to an additional week (5 weeks total)
  • Regional employees are entitled to an additional week and 2 days (5 weeks 2 days total)
  • All Enterprise Agreement Full Time and Part Time employees receive 17.5% annual leave loading
  • NLC offices are closed during the period from 25 December until the commencement of the first working day following 1 January (with no deduction from your accrued leave entitlements or flex credits)
  • All Full Time and Part Time employees are entitled to 18 days personal/carer's leave pro rata* per year of service (*pro rata - proportional to the hours worked according to your contract)
  • Up to 15 days Ceremonial leave
  • Up to 5 hours per week Study leave (please click here for further Professional Development information)
  • 3 day Compassionate Leave
  • Up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Up to 2 weeks paid parental leave
  • Up to 2 weeks supporting partner leave
  • Up to 50 weeks unpaid parental leave
  • Long Service Leave as per NES provisions
  • Employees can opt to take an alternative day of leave in lieu of Australia Day
  • Allowances

  • Discounted gym membership
  • Special rates and perks with BUPA health insurance
  • Social Club
  • To compensate the costs of living in the NT, you are entitled to district allowance paid each pay period, on a pro-rata* basis (*pro rata - proportional to the hours worked according to your contract):
    • Darwin Employees without eligible dependants $2,251.45
    • Darwin Employees with one or more eligible dependants $4,106.12
    • All other Employees without eligible dependants $5,166.09
    • All other Employees without eligible dependants $8,344.87
  • WHS allowance
  • First Aid allowance
  • Fire Warden allowance
  • Community Language allowance
  • All Enterprise Agreement Full Time and Part Time employees receive an Annual Airfare allowance
  • Flexibility

    In addition to workplace flexibility options, the NLC has Flextime arrangements which provides a framework within which an your pattern of attendance can be varied from the standard hours of work to suit the operational requirements of the NLC and your needs

  • Flex credits and debits are accumulated on a 1:1 basis
  • Relocation (if applicable for the position level):
  • In some circumstances if you are required to relocate to commence your employment with the NLC, the NLC will pay for:

  • your airfare and airfare for your dependants, or reimburse up to the equivalent in flights
  • the cost of relocating household furniture, one vehicle and personal effects and insurance of those items up to $200,000
  • $2,292.31 for initial accommodation expenses which shall be paid in the first pay period