Salary packaging

Salary packaging is available to University employees through the USQ Enterprise Agreement 2010-2013.  Participation is voluntary and the decision to enter into a salary packaging arrangement is a personal decision made by individual employees.

Eligibility

All full time and fractional employees with a service fraction of 50% or greater who are on continuing appointments or fixed term appointments for two years or more, will be eligible to participate in salary packaging arrangements.

Benefits available for packaging

Superannuation

The University will continue to administer salary packaging of superannuation contributions at no cost to employees.  Further information on superannuation salary packaging is available from Linda Lowien.

Other salary packaging benefits

The University has engaged the services of Remunerations Services (Qld) Pty Ltd ("RemServ") to administer and manage other salary packaging arrangements at the University for an administration fee (payable by the employee).  The range of salary packaging benefits offered by the University include:

  • Airport lounge membership
  • Briefcases, calculators, tools of trade and protective clothing
  • Disability/income protection
  • Financial adviser fees
  • Home office expenses
  • Mobile phones (predominantly business)
  • Motor vehicle novated lease
  • Professional memberships/subscriptions
  • Self education expenses
  • Work related travel expenses

Accessing salary packaging

Further information regarding the benefits available and how to participate in the program can be found in the salary packaging information booklet available on the RemServ website.

Please contact the RemServ representatives on 1300 30 40 10 or via email for further details.