Job Opportunities

Information about working for the Family Court of Australia and current vacancies

Current Vacancies

All ongoing (permanent) employment opportunities at the Family Court of Australia are filled through a competitive merit selection process.

All employment opportunities are advertise on Family Court and APS Jobs website. Some positions may also be advertised via other media, such as newspapers, other related websites and recruitment agencies.

Temporary Employment Register

The Family Court of Australia maintains registers of people interested in obtaining non-ongoing employment with the Court. Although the registers are used to fill immediate short term vacancies, opportunities for longer term contracts and ongoing positions may arise from time to time.

What we are about

The Family Court of Australia (the Court), through its specialised Judges and staff, helps Australians to resolve their most complex legal family disputes.

Why work for the Family Court?

Employment with the Family Court provides flexible, challenging and rewarding career opportunities in a supportive environment.

Where we are located 

The Family Court has Registries in all States and Territories except Western Australia. There are 20 Registries in total. These are located in the capital cities and in some regional centres. The National Support Office is the corporate body supporting the Court and is located in Canberra.