Reward and Recognition

What we do is just as important as how we do it.
At Rural Lifestyle Options Australia, we appreciate the efforts staff make, and recognise those who go the extra mile for our participants and colleagues.

Staff are recognized for showing extraordinary effort, achieving stellar performance and reaching career milestones.

The organisation's Reward and Recognition program is evolving all the time, below is what we currently offer:

Above and Beyond Awards

Nominations for the Above and Beyond Award are submitted by peers to the Rural Lifestyle Options Australia Leadership Team who assess nominees against a set of criteria. Categories for consideration include Teamwork, Going the Extra Mile, Customer Service, Professional Development, Infectious Positive Attitude, Creativity and Innovation, Performance Excellence, Leadership, Commitment and Flexibility. Where exceptional practice has been demonstrated and the nomination is supported by the Rural Lifestyle Options Australia Leadership team, the staff member is presented with a framed certificate by the CEO. Recipients of this award also receive a $50 RLOA Gift Card which can be used at a variety of major retailers, feature in our Annual Report, bi-annual Magazine and across our social media pages. Please note there is a limit of one award only per employee. 

Family Shining Star Award

Staff receive in the mail a laminated certificate acknowledging positive feedback conveyed by family members associated with the organisation. Please note there is no limit to the number of awards staff can receive under this category. 

Years of Service Awards

Working for the company continuously over a period a time is a big achievement and at Rural Lifestyle Options Australia we like to celebrate and recognise the contribution of staff who have worked for the organisation for 5 years, 10 years, 15 years and 20 years. Staff receive a personalised letter from the CEO, a certificate recognising the years of service and a $50, $100, $150 or $200 RLOA Gift Card, which can be used at a variety of major retailers, depending on the length of service. 

Special Awards

​Special Awards recognise the efforts of staff who have been involved in a special event or situation outside of their typical position scope. Please note there is no limit to the number of awards staff can receive under this category. 

How to apply:

If this sounds like you, please send a cover letter along with a copy of your resume to

To learn more about our work culture please see the Our People page and see what our employees say about their experiences working for Rural Lifestyle Options Australia.