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Temporary employment register

The National Museum of Australia accepts applications from candidates interested in non-ongoing (temporary) employment opportunities. These positions are short term, up to 12 months and may be filled on a full time, part time or casual basis, depending on business requirements.

Your details will remain on our register for 12 months and it will be your responsibility to have your details updated with the Museum.

There are three temporary employment registers.

  • Exhibitions and Curatorial which includes:
    • Exhibitions
    • Curatorial and Research
  • General Administration which includes:
    • Communications and Marketing
    • Facilities
    • Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Information Technology
    • Retail
    • Visitor Services Hosts
  • Registration and Conservation which includes:
    • Registration
    • Conservation


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Please email your application to

Preferred titling of attachments is 'Name - Cover letter' and 'Name - Resume'