These positions offer the opportunity to undertake in-depth economic analysis and give policy advice, across a diverse range of key policy challenges facing Australia.

We offer a stimulating and wide-ranging policy research environment and the opportunity to influence the direction of public policy. The work is wide-ranging with topic areas that vary from year to year, including analysis of market operation and competition, productivity, social issues and the environment, regulation, economic infrastructure, resources, and trade.

Successful applicants will demonstrate excellent conceptual and analytical skills, high level communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-based environment, including supervising and mentoring others to achieve high quality project outcomes, and academic qualifications in economics. 

We provide on-going learning and development opportunities tailored to individuals’ needs at different points of their careers, including access to study assistance opportunities.

We have a collaborative, flexible work environment and we recognise the importance of balancing work commitments with family, caring and other personal commitments outside work.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from candidates with broad experiences and diverse backgrounds.

*A merit pool of suitable candidates will be established and may be used to fill similar vacancies either on an ongoing or non-ongoing basis.


For further details and to apply, please visit Commission’s website at  

Applications close on 7 March 2021 and should be submitted via the Commission’s website.

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