What we offer

Defence Housing Australias (DHA) employment conditions are established through the DHA Enterprise Agreement 2015 and a separate Section 24-1 Determination.

DHA offers employees an attractive suite of employment conditions including:

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Life balance

Flexible working arrangements, employee wellness programs and employee assistance programs.

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Rewards and recognition

DHA recognises that high performing staff are the key to our success, that’s why employees who perform well are rewarded for their efforts through a formal reward and recognition process.

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Generous leave entitlements

DHA’s current Enterprise Agreement sets out some attractive leave entitlements.

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Christmas shutdown

DHA offices are closed from COB on the last working day before Christmas to the first working day after 1 January, giving employees a break and a chance to spend some time with family and friends. DHA uses skeleton staffing for two days during the Christmas shutdown period, some operations staff such as Property Managers are rostered to assist with our peak posting period.

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Learning and development

Structured on the job training plus a year round calendar of professionally facilitated relevant courses.

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Achieve results

Everybody at DHA has a Performance Development Agreement to set goals and have the opportunity to work to their highest capacity.

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Study leave / study options

Up to $7,500 a year of study assistance and three hours per week paid study leave.

Careers with us

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DHA Enterprise Agreement 2015

Further details of Defence Housing Australia’s conditions of service and salary scales are set out in our DHA Enterprise Agreement 2015.

Section 24-1 Determination

On and from 18 January 2019, the rates of pay specified in the determination replace those contained in Appendix 1 of the DHA Enterprise Agreement 2015.