I am often asked about how a person can apply for short-term employment with Australian Government Agencies.

Most Agencies have a ‘Non-Ongoing Employment Register’. The details of how to register is published on each Agency’s recruitment website. A person interested in several Agencies will need to submit a different application for each Agency. Some examples of these are, Department of Defence, Australian Bureau of Statistics , Medicare Australia, Attorney-General’s Department, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Commonwealth Ombudsman and National Native Title Tribunal.  

A list of all Australian Government Agencies can be found at the Government On-Line Directory. This site also gives links to State Government Directories. 

For Ex-Employees

Ready Now is a temporary employment register specifically for former employees of the Australian Public Service or similar Commonwealth bodies. Only one registration is necessary to cover all Agencies. 

Employment policy and advice

Employment policy and advice about non-ongoing employment is outlined in Australian Public Service Commission publications.

Permanent Vacancies

Some non-ongoing vacancies are advertised along with permanent opportunities on APS Jobs, which has an Email me Jobs service.

For expert job application or interview coaching, please contact me at brisbanejobcoach@gmail.com or 0403766812

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