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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.

Audio Visual Senior Technician

Education Officer

Security and Risk Coordinator

Finance Officer

Financial/Management Accountant

Assistant Manager, Legal  Services

Development Manager, Bequest and Friends

Head, Programs and Learning

Explore other opportunities at the Museum

Summer scholars program

The Museum is delighted to offer its inaugural summer scholars program, in partnership with the ANU.

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.

Salary, benefits and conditions

The National Museum of Australia Enterprise Agreement 2017–2020 (Enterprise Agreement) sets out workplace arrangements for the Museum’s Australian Public Service employees.

The Museum’s Enterprise Agreement has a nominal expiry date of 17 May 2020 and was extended through a sub section 24(1) Determination (Determination) made under the Public Service Act 1999 to increase salaries and some allowances. The Determination increases salary rates under the Enterprise Agreement by 1.7% payable from 24 June 2021.

Workplace plans and procedures

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