Novated Leasing for Government Employees

If you work in government, you’re in luck. Government employees are prequalified for salary packaging and the Fleet Network team is experienced in working with government departments.

This makes the process of obtaining a car through a novated lease pretty straightforward:

  1. Decide on which car you want
  2. Call us on 1300 738 601 and we will find you the best deal on your novated lease.

It really is that simple.

As a nationwide company, Fleet Network are able to arrange the best salary package deals for you in any State and with any dealer. Cars are our passion so you can rely on us to find you the best deal, no matter how specific your requirements may be.

Who uses Fleet Network?

Fleet Network clients come from a range of different government departments in NSW, NT, VIC, WA, QLD, SA, ACT and TAS. These include, but are certainly not limited to, the following:

  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Employment
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Human Services (DHS)
  • Police Department
  • Department of Fire and Services
  • Department of Corrective Services
  • Child and Family Protection Services
  • Department of Housing
  • Department of Indigenous Affairs

If you are working in one of these departments, you can be assured that Fleet Network is experienced at working with your bureau provider. However this isn’t a definitive list and if you are working in a different department than those listed, that is not a problem. Fleet Network’s professional team can assist you and your employer through the process.

What are the advantages of a Fleet Network novated lease?

  • Repayments taken from your pre-tax income mean you receive a greater take-home salary.
  • Significant savings on the new car purchase price through national fleet pricing discounts.
  • Save GST on the price of the vehicle and its running costs (subject to Employer policy).
  • Ultimate private use; you choose the car you want and how it’s used but get the benefits associated with a company car.
  • Save time and stress when sourcing and procuring a new car.
  • Gain access to dealerships Australia-wide, ensuring you get the vehicle of your choice.
  • At Fleet Network, you aren’t just another number. Our expert consultants will work with you from beginning to end, and remain available to you after you’ve received your car.
  • Work directly with professionals passionate about cars – we don’t deal in anything else.
  • Access to a range of exclusive Fleet Network benefits like our Free Bonus Gift and Referral Rewards.

How can I realistically save?

In the table below, you can see an example calculation where a brand new 2014 Nissan X-TRAIL ST (FWD) Wagon Petrol Automatic can be purchased using a lease term of five years (kilometres based on 15,000kms per year). Using this example, this brand new X-Trail can be owned for less than $200 per week and you can save more than $15,000 over a five year lease.

Not on $85,000 per year? That’s OK – Fleet Network can work with almost any salary range.

Description Not Packaging Packaging using Employee Contribution Method
Annual Salary- Less motor vehicle

– Less FBT

– Less GST on employee contribution

– Less luxury car charge

+ add input tax credits

$85,000.00$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

$85,000.00$7274.04

$0.00

$540.00

$0.00

$1201.32

Taxable salary $85,000.00 $78,387.28
Tax (inc. Medicare)Net salary pre employee contribution

Employee contribution (vehicle)

$20,672.00$64,328.00$13,214.04 $18,198.68$60,188.60$5940.00
Net Cash Salary after ITC $51,113.96 $54,248.60
Fortnightly all inclusive costs of salary packaging with GST input tax credits $482.80
Fortnightly reduction in take home pay after tax with salary packaging $387.67
Net Packaging Benefit per year* $3,134.64

* The above comparative analysis shows the net benefit gained per annum by acquiring the vehicle with a novated lease agreement versus a private finance agreement assuming the monthly repayments and running costs are the same in both scenarios. Example for illustration purposes only. Based on the purchase of a new 2014 NISSAN X-TRAIL ST (FWD), Wagon, Petrol, Automatic, lease term 5 years, kilometres based on 15,000kms per year. Savings will vary. Terms and conditions apply.

The next step

Given Australian government employees are prequalified for salary packaging, obtaining a novated lease with Fleet Network is simple.

  1. Choose your preferred vehicle.
  2. Estimate the number of kilometres you expect to drive per year.
  3. Engage Fleet Network to negotiate the best price and for a detailed quote.
  4. Complete your finance application.
  5. Have your employer sign the Deed of Novation and Salary Package Quotation.
  6. Fleet Network will coordinate between the financier and the dealer.
  7. Your vehicle will be delivered.
  8. Regular deductions will be made from your salary.

 

Contact Fleet Network today on 1300 738 601 to get started with a novated lease. Our team is here to help answer all of your questions.

 

 

 

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“I would like to say a big thank you to Sasha who provided me a very valuable service, she has been very patient, friendly and always providing me up dates on my current vehicle on order. I currently work for defence and as you probably do not know our movements can be stressful at times and have requested to have my vehicle delivered to me before the delivery date of December 12. Even though Sasha has been informed by Holden that the said due date will still occur on December 12, she is trying really hard to have this vehicle delivered to me at the earliest opportunity due to my transfer taking place on December 16. Once again thank you and I am looking forward to doing business with you during the course of my lease through Fleet Network and I will highly recommend your company to Defence and to family members.”

Rudsyn , Defence

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Antonio , Department of Education, Western Australia

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Donna , WA DOCS

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Garry , Department of Indigenous Affairs, Western Australia

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“Everything is fantastic with my car and the service I have received was great, can’t thank you enough. Thanks Carole, I do appreciate your follow up. Well, so far everything is ok, if I have any queries I will definitely contact you. The customer service was quite good, I was impressed by consistent and up to date communication throughout the process.”

Memory , NT Dept Children and Families

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“Sasha at Fleet Network was exceeding professional and is really looked after me extremely well!!! My first contact was with Steve Asher and then Frank rang me and worked towards satisfying all my requirements! Would highly recommend them to anyone, which I have already done on three occasions already!”

Kevan , Qld Education

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“Everything is going well with my vehicle, I love it. I am more than happy with the assistance that I received during the process and would happily recommend Fleet Network to others.”

Jo-Anne , QLD Dept of Communities

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“Your customer service during the leasing process was outstanding, as it was last time. We would not hesitate to lease through Fleet Network again when our lease is up.”

Jason , WA Education

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“Yes, everything is going great for this vehicle so please thank Frank Agostino, Vicki Scott, Sasha Carruthers and Tammie Maciejak for all their help.”

Craig , WA Health

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“Jodie and Tim were excellent to work with, they helped me understand exactly what I needed to do and Jodie guided me through the whole experience expertly and patiently.”

Sarah , Dept of Education

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“This is the third car that I have bought through Fleet Network. I change my car every three years and this time I wanted a VW Beetle convertible, my dream car, and there was only one left in Australia. Fleet Network managed to find the car for me and get it sent over from the dealer over east. They were fantastic. They then held onto it for me while I got my other car ready for exchange, a process that was delayed due to hail damage from the storms. There were further delays as things got held up with the insurance company but Fleet Network was brilliant. They kept me up-to-date with everything and waited while I got it all sorted out. I would definitely recommend them. They are really friendly and helpful and everyone I have spoken to has been brilliant.”

Colleen , WA Health, Western Australia

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“I’d like to thank you and the Fleet Network team for the professional and friendly assistance I received throughout the process and renewing my car. The whole team ensured I knew everything that was happening and a special thanks to the lady who I signed the final paper work with on the hand over day, she was so nice. I have since mentioned you guys and the service you provide to a few of my friends and hope that if they choose to go down this path then they will certainly be looked after. Once again thank you all so much, I will see you all again at the end of my lease for a new one, apparently my son will have his licence by then and has already claimed my car.”

Shirley , WA Education

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Troy and Karen , State Government Employee, New South Wales

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“I would like to say a very big thank you to Sean and Sherren for providing me with really outstanding customer service.”

Karen , WA Transport

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Phil , Corrective Services

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“Everything great with my new car. Customer service was excellent was a pleasure doing business with your company.”  

Theresa , NT Dept of Health

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“Everything is going very well. The whole process was excellent and I am very happy. Thank you.”

Mark , Army

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“Can I just say that I love driving my new car. Thank you and your staff very much for your assistance. Ann is so looking forward to meeting with you. We are all going to be driving new cars in this office at this rate. Thanks again.”

De , WA Dept of Human Services