Pay and conditions

Last updated: 
22 January 2020

The current DVA Enterprise Agreement 2019–2022 commenced on Monday, 25 February 2019, and will expire in 2022.

DVA graduates will be engaged at the APS3/Graduate APS classification and paid at the first pay point of the APS4 classification.

Once a graduate has successfully completed the graduate program, they will automatically be advanced and salary progressed to the top pay point of the APS4 classification.

DVA offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • allowance for relocation to Canberra to take part in the Graduate Program
  • flexible working hours and conditions to help you balance work and personal life
  • generous superannuation provisions
  • salary sacrifice arrangements
  • ongoing development and training opportunities
  • outstanding work-life balance, including a healthy lifestyle allowance
  • four weeks' annual leave per year
  • up to 18 days of personal leave each year to use for personal illness and caring for ill or injured family members
  • access to studies assistance program (after the graduate year).

For more information on pay and conditions, see the DVA Enterprise Agreement 2019–2022.