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Temporary employment register


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The National Gallery of Australia engages non-ongoing employees to fill short-term vacancies.

The duration of a non-ongoing vacancy may be anywhere from a couple of weeks, to up to 12 months, and engagements are at a range of classifications dependent upon the duties undertaken. Positions that are available for greater than 12 months are advertised on our website and/or in the Press.

Application process

Applicants are encouraged to obtain additional information about the functions and activities of the Gallery and eligibility requirements for employment, including citizenship and probation.

Applications must include a completed temporary employment register Form, and curriculum vitae. You are also encouraged to provide a statement outlining personal attributes, communication skills and your ability to work as a team member. Applications will remain on the Register for a period of 12 months. Any enquiries should be directed to the Recruitment Officer on (02) 6240 6447.

Download registration form (rtf 350kb)

Applications can be forwarded by email to or addressed to:
The Recruitment Officer
National Gallery of Australia
GPO Box 1150
Canberra ACT 2601

Exhibition casual vacancies

The National Gallery of Australia will be presenting James Turrell: A Retrospective from 13 December 2014 to 8 June 2015. The Temporary employment register for this exhibition is currently closed but may reopen if further positions become available. Check back regularly if you are interested in applying.