Finding your perfect job

Canberra's resilient economy is underpinned by a diverse employment market. We have the highest average income and highest employment in the nation. Two in every three jobs in Canberra are in the private sector.

ACT Government

Public sector jobs can range from casual or semi-skilled positions, through to administration and professional employment, all the way to senior director roles.

Private sector

Private enterprise thrives here. We are home to multi-national corporations, keen to establish and grow their presence in Australia. More than two thirds of our jobs, across more than 31,500 businesses, are with the private sector.

Australian Government

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

Volunteering

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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Work in Canberra

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