Working at Safe Work Australia


Employees of Safe Work Australia are engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 and conditions of service and salary scales are set out in the Safe Work Australia Enterprise Agreement 2011-2014 (PDFEnterprise agreement 2011-2014PDF 621kb | DOCEnterprise Agreement 2011-2014DOC 1.1MB)

This agreement provides a range of flexible work conditions and allowances including:

  • competitive salary rates
  • flexible working hours and flex leave
  • the option to purchase additional leave
  • salary packaging
  • access to generous superannuation provisions
  • 4 weeks annual leave, sick and carer’s leave provisions
  • access to 16 weeks paid maternity leave after 12 months of service
  • study leave and financial assistance
  • health and wellbeing program, and
  • a commitment to professional development and training through the Agency’s Performance Management and Learning and Development Frameworks.

Diversity and Inclusion

Safe Work Australia is committed to promoting and supporting workplace diversity and to creating an environment that values and utilises the contributions of people with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are an inclusive organisation that values fairness, equity and diversity consistent with the APS Values, Employment Principles and APS Code of Conduct.

We are committed to increasing employment opportunities and career pathways for:

  • people with a disability
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • persons from a culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and
  • mature age workers.

Safe Work Australia is committed to promoting equity in employment, supporting an inclusive, safe, fair, productive and successful workplace that is free from discrimination a nd harassment and ensuring employment decisions are fair in accordance with the APS Employment Principles and decisions relating to engagement and promotion are based on merit.

Australian Network on Disability

Safe Work Australia is proud to be a member of the Australian Network on Disability (AND). AND is a not-for-profit organisation resourced by its members to advance the inclusion of people with disability in all aspects of business.


Safe Work Australia is located at 220 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, Australian Capital Territory. The office is situated centrally and is close to amenities. There is ample free parking in the local area with a waitlist for free onsite parking.

Further information

  • Current vacancies – view the current career opportunities available at Safe Work Australia
  • How to apply – information on how to apply, eligibility and preparing your application
  • How we recruit – provides information how the recruitment process is conducted and information if you are offered a position
  • Temporary employment register – apply for non-ongoing (temporary) employment opportunities

If you have a question about working at Safe Work Australia you can contact the People and Performance Team via email at or via the HR Hotline at 02 6240 5064.


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