Benefits available to you

Find out more about the specific salary packaging (or salary sacrifice) benefits available to Queensland Government employees.*

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Your salary packaging benefits

There are lots of great benefits that the Australian Tax Office (ATO) allows most employees to salary package. The type of industry that you work in, and your employer, determines which benefits are available to you.

What can I package as a Queensland Government employee?

Below are popular benefits – to see the benefits your employer has chosen to offer and how much you could save, use
our salary packaging calculator.

Additional superannuation contributions

When you salary package additional superannuation contributions using your pre-tax salary, you could save on tax while building your future wealth.

Salary package your laptop and you could save

If you use a laptop primarily for work purposes then you could be eligible to salary package the purchase or rental cost and could save up to 45% on the purchase price.#

Novated car leases

A novated lease could be one of the most cost-effective ways to buy and run a car. In fact, you could save thousands over the lifetime of your lease.

Saving on everyday living expenses

Salary package a range of everyday living expenses such as mortgage, rent, bills and other everyday items (up to the value of $9,010 or $15,900 every Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year (1 April – 31 March).^ 

Other benefits you could also include

Depending on your employer, what you can salary package and how much you can save varies. Use our calculator now to find out how much you can save.

Public transport – go Bus Travel benefit

Catch the bus to and from work? You could save on tax each trip by salary packaging your bus travel.

Financial advisor fees

If you use a financial partner or a tax advisor, you could salary package the fees and save on tax.

Car parking fees

Salary package the cost of parking in approved car parking stations.

Airport lounge membership

Whether you travel for work or personal reasons you can salary package your airline lounge membership.

Income protection insurance

You could save on tax by salary packaging payments for income protection insurance premiums.

Professional association membership

You could salary package your membership fees if you are part of a professional association in the relevant field or industry.

See the benefits your employer offers and how much you could save 


Salary packaging is only available to eligible employees of the Queensland Government as per the Standing Offer Arrangement QGP0065-21. The implications of salary packaging for you (including tax savings and impacts on benefits, surcharges, levies and/or other entitlements) will depend on your individual circumstances. The information in this publication has been prepared by Smartsalary Pty Ltd for general information purposes only, without taking into consideration any individual circumstances. Smartsalary Pty Ltd and the Queensland Government recommend that before acting on any information or entering into a salary packaging arrangement and/or a participation agreement with your employer, you should consider your objectives, financial situation and needs, and, take the appropriate legal, financial or other professional advice based upon your own particular circumstances. You should also read the Salary Packaging Participation Agreement and the relevant Queensland Government Salary Packaging Information Booklets and Fact Forms available via the Queensland Government Contracts Directory. The Queensland Government strongly recommends that you obtain independent financial advice prior to entering into, or changing the terms of, a salary packaging arrangement. 

*The benefits that you are eligible to salary package are determined by your employer’s salary packaging policy. 

# A portable electronic device can only be salary packaged if it is used primarily (over 50%) for work purposes. Tax savings achieved through salary packaging will depend on your income tax bracket and personal circumstances. 

^FBT cap is dependent on your employer and your role within the department. Visit the Fact sheet library (link) or contact Smartsalary for further information.