Fortnightly salaries and deductions

 The following Payroll services are available to employees.  Please contact Payroll on extension 1641 should you have any queries.


Salaries are paid fortnightly on alternate Wednesdays via Electronic Funds Transfer.  An employee may seek exemption from the EFT payment provision in special and exceptional circumstances.  With the agreement of the University, an employee may, in writing, direct the University to pay all or part of the employee's salary to a third party.

Payslips are available electronically via HR Employee Self Service (ESS).  Net salaries may be deposited into Bank, Building Society or Credit Union Accounts Australia wide.  Employees may nominate to split the distribution of their Net Salary to a maximum of three (3) accounts, with the same or different financial institutions.  Please complete an Electronic Funds Transfer Authority Form and return to Payroll by close of business on the Monday of the non-pay week. 


The following deductions may be made automatically from your fortnightly salary:

  • Private Health Insurances.*
  • Life Insurance Premiums.*
  • Union Fees.
  • Donations/contributions.
  • Faculty/department social clubs.
  • HECS/Additional tax.

Deduction Variation/Cancellation Authority Forms (DOC 59kb) should be completed and returned to Payroll by close of business on the Monday of the non-pay week. 

* In all cases employees should contact the financial institution concerned in the first instance to arrange for an authority to deduct payments to be forwarded to the Payroll Section for action.