Rewards and benefits


We encourage you to have an open conversation about the work arrangement that allows you to work at your best. Our workplace flexibility arrangements allow you to adjust the where, when and how much you work to meet the needs of you, your family and AusNet.


  • Where: Working from home, working from another location
  • When: Flexible start and finish times, compressed hours
  • How much: Reduced hours e.g. part-time

Parental leave

We’ve got your back when it comes to parental leave. We offer 14 weeks of paid parental leave for the primary caregiver and 2 weeks for the secondary caregiver. We have no waiting periods and also acknowledge all types of parenting arrangements, such as surrogacy, adoption and fostering. Full parental leave cover is provided in the case of stillbirth for both primary and secondary carers.


Supporting staff through life’s ups and downs is core to who we are. We have a range of leave options to support our people ranging from; 12 – 15 days of personal/carers leave, 5 days of compassionate leave, study leave, and the option to purchase up to 4 weeks of additional leave on an annual basis.

Community Giving

Access one paid volunteer day per year at our Social Impact Partner, Foodbank Victoria, or at a charity that is close to your heart.

With 90 years’ experience, Foodbank Victoria is the largest and oldest food relief charity in the state.  From their distribution centre in Yarraville, Foodbank distributes more than 9.3 million kilograms of food and grocery items each year to 533 charity partners across Victoria – supporting vital food relief programs including community pantries, kitchens and dining halls, mobile soup vans and emergency food hampers.


We never compromise on safety, and we genuinely care for the wellbeing of our people. Our Real Wellbeing Framework has been developed by our people for our people with a purpose to support our people to Feel Well and Function Well.

Some of our programs include:

  • Mental Health First Aid Officer Program
  • Wellness Webinar Series
  • Coffee Roulette
  • Domestic and Family Violence Ambassador Program
  • Flu vaccination
  • Targeted Wellness Programs, including resilience, mental and physical fitness and nutrition
  • Employee Assistance Provider service for employees and their family members with services in counselling, coaching and support in physical, mental, social and professional needs.

Social Connection

Our energised and connected people are a big part of what makes us great. Get involved in diverse social activities like the annual family day, social club, and engaging employee network groups. Connect through events, networking with coffee roulette, and corporate games. Be part of the AusNet community that makes work more than just a job.

Personal Growth

We provide a range of enriching experiences and opportunities to grow, from leadership development programs to LinkedIn learning.