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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people and recognise any other people or families with connection to the lands of the ACT and region.

Careers in Canberra

What’s different here is there are fewer degrees of separation between you and the people who have built Canberra’s reputation as innovators, educators and leaders. You’ll find mentors. Thinkers. Visionaries paving the way in cutting-edge work in your field.

Skilled Migration Program

Many of our migrants make Canberra their permanent home. With a valid visa, we’ll welcome you here, give you career opportunities and offer a beautiful, relaxed and safe lifestyle.

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ACT Government

See your work impact your family, neighbours and friends. Be a park ranger, teacher, bus driver or environmental scientist. Throw yourself into horticulture, event management, social work and more. Our public sector career path is vital and rewarding.

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You love caring for other people. Canberra loves caring for you. Be part of an exceptional medical and healthcare service in a city that values wellbeing, pioneers medical research and respects healthcare workers.

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Australian Government

The Federal Government are a large employer in Canberra. Canberra-based Federal Government roles, including graduate opportunities, can be found here.

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Construction and Trade

Tradies are never short of work here. We’re in an exciting state of urban and civic growth and renewal. Building projects are flourishing right across the city and suburbs and even in nearby towns.

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Every week there's something new on the scene here. Canberra’s hospo community is smart, inventive and supportive. We’re willing to teach if you’re willing to learn.

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Teachers, academics and educators quickly find their community here. Canberrans value life-long learning and the contribution teachers make to our city.

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Canberra has the highest participation rate of volunteer work in Australia. It's a great way to get involved in your community. You'll meet new people and get hands-on work experience.

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ICT and Cyber

There’s a reason Canberra is chosen as a test-bed for emerging tech. Innovation flourishes in a city that is itself young and new. We nurture creativity and entrepreneurship. We embrace risk and disruption.

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