New Employee Information

Prior to attending your orientation, we would like you to familiarise yourself with the information below, particularly the forms that you may need to complete on your orientation day.

Our Benefits

The RFDS (Central Operations) has a range of benefits that you can take advantage of as an employee.


The RFDS (Central Operations) understands the importance of superannuation and assists employees to plan for their future through our superannuation scheme. Of course, employees may choose to have their superannuation directed to their own existing super funds, or alternatively RFDS have their own superannuation fund managed by AMP. Below you will find more information about the RFDS Superannuation Plan, the Super Choice Form and AMP Custom Super.

Superannuation Plan

Choice of Superannuation Form

AMP Superannuation Information Category 5 Staff

AMP Superannuation Information Category 4 Casuals

Salary Packaging

The RFDS (Central Operations), due to their current taxation status are able to offer an attractive salary packing service to its staff. Community Business Bureau (CBB) has been appointed by the RFDS (Central Operations) to manage the administration service for salary packaging. The Salary Packaging policy and further information regarding CBB can be found below. If you are eligible and elect to commence salary packaging please contact CBB on 1300 763 505.

Salary Packaging

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free, confidential and voluntary counselling service provided as a resource to RFDS employees and their immediate family. Its aim is to assist with the resolution of personal and work related problems which may affect their work performance or quality of life. Further information about this can be found below.

Employee Assistance Program

Our Policies

The RFDS is a community organisation which must behave in the best interests of the community. It is therefore important our staff are aware of the behaviour and standards that must be maintained. Below are some policies you should familiarise yourself with upon commencing employment with the RFDS (Central Operations). We suggest you read these before your orientation day and we encourage you to ask any questions on the day.

Drug and Alcohol Management Policy

Code of Conduct

IT Acceptable Use

Remote Access to RFDS IT Network

Remote Area Housing (RAH) Policy

Relocation Assistance Policy

Uniform Policy

Outside Employment Policy

No Smoking Policy

Our Enterprise Agreements

Many of our employees are covered under Enterprise Agreements. Feel free to save the agreement that applies to you for your records.

Fair Work Information Sheet

Pilots Agreement

Flight Nurses Agreement

Operations Coordinators

Engineers Agreement

Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact RFDS Central Operations, People & Culture team on 08 8238 3351.