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Rewards and benefits

Not only is Coles Group a great place to work, you’ll have access to a range of exclusive benefits and programs that support, reward and inspire team members. 

Paid parental

We’re proud to support working families to build great careers by offering up to 12 weeks of paid Parental Leave for primary care givers and four weeks paid Parental Leave for eligible secondary care givers. Permanent team members can access paid and unpaid parental leave from day one, with no service eligibility requirement.

Discounts & benefits

As a Coles Group team member, you’ll receive discounts across all of our internal brands – Coles, Coles Liquor and Coles Online. We also offer generous product and service discounts courtesy of our partners.

Flexible working options

We know that work is only one part of your life, so we actively encourage a positive work-life balance and provide truly flexible working options to help you achieve it.

Team member share plan

Own your own piece of the Coles Group. Our annual team member share plan offer allows you to make regular salary sacrifice deductions to purchase Coles Group shares. 
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Recognition and Celebration 

Giving recognition to our team members is a powerful way of acknowledging and appreciating their actions, contributions, or outcomes. Our recognition framework is designed to encourage everyday recognition with impact. It’s underpinned by our four recognition programs below and supported through our digital tool, mythanks.

Appreciate a Mate

Peer to peer recognition 

  • Recognise anyone at anytime.
  • Linked to Values and LEaD Behaviours.
  • Fun and frequent.
  • "Boost” functionality for Line Managers who can apply their Winning Together points to an Appreciate a Mate moment.

Winning Together

Rewards based recognition
  • Points allocation to spend in ‘Shop’
  • Linked to Values and LEaD Behaviours.
  • Line Managers have a monthly points budget allocation according to their number of direct reports.
  • Line Managers can use points on their own team or reward cross functionally across the organisation.


Celebrate the moments that matter
  • Celebrate milestone moments in team member lives, such as Loyal Service, birthdays and other special occasions.

Of the Year Awards

Our annual awards
  • This is us at our best and the most prestigious achievement to aspire to.
  • Consistent award categories across the business.

Life at Coles 

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About Coles Group
We’re finding more ways to sustainably feed millions of Australians and helping them to lead healthier, happier lives.
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Diversity and inclusion
We’re all different, and proud to be. Because we know our differences set us apart – and can also bring us together. 
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Learning and development 
Learning and development opportunities are always open to you.
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Community and sustainability 
We’re making progress when it comes to finding ways to sustainably feed more Australians – and in other areas too.