The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) brings together in one agency the functions of information policy advice and independent oversight of privacy protection and freedom of information. Our vision is a community in which government information is managed as a national resource and personal information is respected and protected.

If you would like to work with us, read on to find out what positions are available, how to apply for jobs, and conditions of employment at the OAIC.

The OAIC welcomes applications from the diverse Australian community including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability, people of all ages and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Positions available

  • There are no currently advertised positions.

General information

If you intend to apply for a position within the OAIC, we encourage you to read the Guidelines for job applicants (pdfPDF version of guidelines278.82 KB)

To speak with a contact officer please call (02) 9284 9800.

For more information on the OAIC please go to the About us section of our website, or view our most recent Annual report.

Conditions of employment

The OAIC Enterprise Agreement 2011–2014 outlines conditions of service and remuneration.

Lodging your application

You must complete and attach an applicant details form:

Applications must be received by close of business on the closing date. The selection committee is under no obligation to accept late applications.

The Australian Human Rights Commission manages recruitment for the OAIC.

Send your application to:

The Human Resources Officer c/o Australian Human Rights Commission
by email: in MS Word (.doc) format.
by post: GPO Box 5218, Sydney NSW 2001
by fax: 02 9284 9611

Australian Public Service Commission: guidance for job applicants

Job applicants also may wish refer to this guide produced by the Australian Public Service Commission: Cracking the Code: How to apply for jobs in the Australian Public Service. The guide provides a series of fact sheets with information and tips to help you understand what types of jobs are available in the Australian Public Service, where to find them, and how to apply for jobs and address selection criteria.

Applicants may also find the following guidance, a site developed to assist you to identify and follow a career path in the Australian Public Service, produced by the Australian Public Service Commission useful: My Career, My APS

Successful applicants

The names of successful applicants will be notified in all formats of the electronic APS Employment Gazette.

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