Work-life balance Page ContentWe understand how important it is for our employees to be able to meet their family, work and personal responsibilities in a balanced way. The department sees this as a high priority and has put policies and options in place to support you.Flexible work arrangements may include a variety of options for short or long-term changes to work and/or leave arrangements. They may also relate to how, when and where work is done. You may choose an option that best fits your personal and workplace needs. Work-life balance (DoE employees only) provides details about available options as well as how to make arrangements and find tools to assist the process.The Queensland Government flexible work arrangements website also contains lots of information about creating work-life balance.