Providing flexible working options that support you to manage your work life balance is beneficial in a number of ways, including allowing enhanced:

  • Motivation and productivity
  • Health and wellbeing of our staff
  • Ability to attract and retain high performing staff
  • Development of the capability of staff to meet future challenges

Read the Flexible Working Arrangements policy

We recognise that peoples' work life balance needs change over time, as people move through transitions in their lives, and we provide policies that allow the flexibility to accommodate changing needs.

Needs that may include:

  • Family responsibilities, such as parenting  and elder care
  • Vocational education for personal and professional development
  • Cultural responsibilities or commitments
  • Volunteering or community engagement activities outside work
  • Managing health/medical issues while in paid work for self or a family member
  • Reduced working hours whilst phasing in or out of paid work
  • Learn more about flexible working arrangements

Remote working during ACU’s response to COVID-19

ACU has developed protocols for working remotely during ACU’s response to COVID-19. The protocols outline how remote working arrangements will be managed, including expectations and accountability, and practical advice on how to work remotely and/or manage remote working arrangements.

ACU has also developed Tips for working better while working remotely to support staff, supervisors and teams to continue to work together effectively during this time.

Read the protocols to be used to work remotely

Supporting Parents at ACU

ACU also provides resources to help parents with work/life balance - please see the Supporting Parents at ACU Information Kit to see what resources are provided for parents and parents-to-be at the University.

Page last updated on 24/03/2020

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