Benefits and wellbeing

Empowered and supported to carve your own path

There are many ways your performance can be rewarded at Macquarie and just as many pathways to explore what’s possible in your career. All while you’re being supported by leaders as you excel in your own way. 

Investing in yourself

Your unique vision for a fulfilling career is welcomed. Discover your own course – and be supported to grow and learn along the way.

  • Tailored orientation and onboarding initiatives to support you in your first 100 days at Macquarie
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities designed to help you develop your soft and technical skills
  • Comprehensive leadership programs designed for our director population globally
  • Subsidised relevant external study, as well as paid professional memberships in particular regions

Balancing work and life

We support our people with a range of resources and leave options to manage their work and life priorities, including family. Some of the benefits for eligible full-time employees include:

  • 12 days of transition leave upon return to work for primary carers and six weeks paid leave for non-primary carers
  • Compassionate/bereavement leave 
  • Two days paid volunteer leave 
  • Paid personal carers or sick leave
  • Up to 20 days paid annual leave 
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave 
  • Paid leave in the event of stillbirth 
  • Superannuation on parental leave
  • Service Bonus Leave of up to five days 
  • Ability to purchase additional leave 
  • Up to 10 paid days emergency volunteer leave 
  • Paid defence leave 
  • Paid leave and additional support offered for those impacted by family and domestic violence 
  • A range of support resources for working parents including access to parents’ rooms, and school holiday programs

Working together flexibly

Most of us at Macquarie balance time spent working in the office and remotely. There are some roles that require you to be in the office every day.  Importantly, you’re empowered to work together flexibly in a way that works as a team, also taking advantage of the benefits of coming together in person.

Enabling you to be the change

You are supported to contribute your services, financial support and leadership to causes that mean something to you through the Macquarie Group Foundation. Some benefits include:

  • Two days of volunteer leave per year 
  • Donation and fundraising matching of up to $A50,000 a year1
  • Board service donation of $A10,000 after one year of service1
  • Reward of $A25 per hour of volunteering time to donate to a charity of your choice (up to $A500 per year)1
  • We donate $A1,000 to a community organisation of your choice to recognise 10- and 25-year employment anniversaries1

Empowered to be your best possible self

Here, you are encouraged and supported to find the right ways to stay at your best, by people who are invested in your wellbeing.

  • One day of wellbeing leave per year
  • Confidential counselling via our Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to community and diverse Employee Network Groups
  • Tools, resources, and initiatives offered by Macquarie Plus, our holistic wellbeing program
  • Opportunity to opt in to discounted private health insurance
  • Discounted health club and gym membership options
  • Onsite fitness classes and/or group fitness activities
  • On-site health screenings and vaccinations
  • Onsite bike racks and regular bike servicing
  • Access to end of journey facilities such as change rooms, lockers, and showers

Supporting your financial wellbeing

Your unique contribution is valued here. That’s why we offer a range of educational opportunities, discounts, staff rates and other financial benefits to reward you.

  • Recruitment referral rewards
  • Range of salary sacrifice options
  • Employee share plan
  • Income protection insurance
  • A range of retail, insurance and vehicle discounts
  • Novated leases
  • Financial education sessions
  • Market leading employer super fund with Macquarie managed investment options

Connect with more of our people

Once you’ve joined our community, you are always welcome here. Through our Alumni program, we support current and former Macquarie employees with unique insights, global networking opportunities, exclusive events and discussion forums. If you have questions about the program, please reach out at

1. Through the Macquarie Group Foundation under its staff non-profit support policy.

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