See yourself in the uniform and achieve more

The Benefits

Some of the main benefits you’ll be entitled to as Police Officer are:


From the moment you start training as a Cadet you’ll receive a salary, which will rise when you graduate from the Academy. Your salary will also progress as your career does. In addition, penalty rates are paid for shift work and public holidays.

Working hours

Your average working week will be 38 hours per week on a roster. Flexible working hours and part-time work may also be available.

Leave benefits

As well as six weeks paid annual leave each year, you'll also enjoy generous entitlements for:

  • parental leave (including maternity and childcare leave)
  • long service leave - 90 days after 10 years
  • study leave
  • sick leave – up to 12 days
  • family carer's leave
  • compassionate leave
  • sporting leave.

Other benefits include:

  • superannuation
  • uniforms supplied at no cost
  • hospital and extras cover (upon joining the Police Health Fund and payment of subscriptions)
  • cash death benefit for dependants
  • Police Association support (upon joining the association and payment of subscriptions)
  • financial support for sports (upon joining the Police Sports Federation and payment of subscriptions).