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The National Museum of Australia is an equal employment opportunity workplace and values workplace diversity.

Jobs at the Museum

The Museum encourages applicants from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to apply, and supports the use of flexible working arrangements. To be eligible to apply for vacancies, applicants must be an Australian citizen.

View current job vacancies

Note: Friday 16 November 2018 the Aurion online application system is being updated and is unavailable. Please email or phone 02 6208 5037 weekdays if you have questions or need assistance with the application process.

Explore other opportunities at the Museum

Temporary employment

Apply to join our temporary employment register for non-ongoing, short-term positions.

Work experience

Learn more about applying to complete work experience at the Museum.


Apply to join our passionate team of volunteers as they help to enrich our activities and events.


Apply for a placement if you’re a Museum professional or tertiary student from Australia or overseas.

Encounters Fellowships Program

Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person with ambitions in the cultural heritage and creative sectors? Learn more about our fellowships.

Pay and conditions of employment

Workplace plans and procedures

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