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Entitlements for Northern Territory public servants include six weeks annual leave, annual leave bonus, study leave, 9% superannuation, salary sacrifice, Professional Training allowance, Practitioner allowance (if eligible), RMO Attraction allowance, Retention allowance, NT allowance (if eligible).
Employees who reside in a locality declared as ‘remote’ may be entitled to receive assistance with airfares on a regular basis, for themselves and their recognised dependants, to Darwin or Alice Springs (Fares Out of Isolated Locality - FOIL) an allowance to assist with the cost of freight for foodstuffs they purchase outside the remote locality. In addition they may also be eligible for subsidised accommodation including power & water or rental concessions, vehicle including servicing and fuel, special study leave provisions, an accommodation allowance in conjunction with FOIL, family travel assistance in conjunction with professional development.
More information on entitlements can be obtained from
Rural Medical Practitioners may also be eligible for Medicare retention payments. For more information go to
Remote Health Staff are required to have:
Criminal History Check.
Please visit the Australian Tax Office for tax entitlements information