Welcome to the department’s careers information pages. These pages have been designed to provide you with all the information you need to know about your future career in the department and our approach to recruiting and developing our people.

The department is recruiting for various roles across the department. Please see My Career at Industry, Innovation and Science for more information.

What's new

The department is seeking enthusiastic and adaptable Economists/Analysts to fill current and future vacancies in various divisions in the department.

Ongoing APS5/APS6 positions are immediately available in the following areas:

  • Industry Economics Branch, Sectoral and Regional Analysis
  • Industry Economics Branch, Evaluation Unit
  • Strategic Policy and Digital Economy Branch, Portfolio Policy Engagement
  • Strategic Policy and Digital Economy Branch, Cross Government Policy.

To get started simply click Current Vacancies below to view and apply for employment opportunities with the department.


We encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, persons with disability and people from other diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing a working environment that values diversity and inclusion and supports employees to reach their full potential.

Our application process page will provide you with information and advice on how to apply for positions in our department.

General information on applying for an APS position can be found on the Australian Public Service Commission's website APSJobs, which includes the very useful "Cracking the Code" guidance.

For further information

If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact our Recruitment Team on