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Be Rewarded

CQUniversity offers great benefits and working conditions to its staff and committed to providing a work environment that promotes, recognises and rewards performance excellence.

Eligible staff enjoy generous entitlements, including:

  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Five days carer’s leave (annually)
  • 26 weeks paid parental leave
  • Cultural and religious leave
  • Engaged Service leave (up to 7.25 hours per calendar year)
  • Flexible work arrangements.

Staff also enjoy a range of exclusive lifestyle benefits, including access to:

CQUniversity staff can access the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides confidential and voluntary counselling and assistance service from qualified, experienced professional counsellors who offer a range of counselling services for employees and their immediate families in need of assistance to resolve work or personal issues.

Additionally, being a CQUniversity staff member enables you to join UniSuper, the only fund dedicated to people working in the higher education and research sector. UniSuper is one of Australia’s most award-winning super funds and achieved Super Fund of the Year in 2015 and 2016. Learn more about UniSuper at their website.

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We reward performance excellence through our staff awards program including;

  • CQUniversity Opal Awards – Excellence in Engagement  
  • Excellence in Research Higher Degrees Supervision  
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence to Professional Staff (EXCEL) Awards  
  • Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Good Practice in Learning and Teaching (Tier 1)  
  • Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Learning and Teaching (Tier 2)  
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Researchers