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If you are interested in applying for any of the positions listed on this site, please download and read the position description and selection documentation. You will need to write a statement against each of the selection criteria and submit with your updated curriculum vitae (CV) or resume and a completed Personal Details form.   You may wish to also submit a covering letter. Selection will be based on assessment against the specified selection criteria.

What you need to apply:

Obtain the position profile

Download the  position description and selection documentation and read the job description, duties and selection criteria.

If you want further information about the position, please telephone the Contact Officer mentioned in the advertisement or notice.

Complete a Personal Details Form

Download and complete the Personal Details Form  (322KB DOC) Note: Information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only. For more information, please review our privacy statement.

Update your curriculum vitae (CV) or resume

A CV or resume is a summary of your personal employment history. Essentially it is a marketing tool; its primary purpose is to inform us of your suitability for a position. It should provide all the relevant information about your education background, employment experience, achievements, abilities and interests.

It is recommended that you keep your CV updated at all times as it makes it easier for you to concentrate on the application for the position itself.

Generally, your CV should include your personal details, such as your name, address and contact telephone numbers and email address. It should also include current and previous occupations or positions you've had, outlining the role for each position. Your CV should also include educational qualifications, and any current study in which you might be engaged. Non-employment experience or memberships that are relevant to the position may also be included.

Write a covering letter and statement addressing the selection criteria

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One-page covering letter

A short covering letter, outlining the key skills, attributes and qualities that you possess that make you a suitable candidate for the position. You may also wish to include why you are interested in the position, and what you have to offer the AIHW.

Statement addressing the selection criteria

Your responses to the selection criteria provide the basis for short-listing and for further consideration of your application. It is important that in your application you address each selection criterion thoroughly and succinctly and only include information that is relevant to the position. Under each criterion you should outline your relevant skills and abilities and give examples of your work performance, qualifications and other relevant experience.

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Submit your application

Your full application must be submitted by the specified closing date. AIHW prefers to receive applications electronically. Applications can be emailed to: applications@aihw.gov.au.

Alternatively, applications may be mailed to:

AIHW Recruitment
GPO Box 570
CANBERRA ACT 2601


The Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer