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What we do

Our Department advises the Prime Minister on policies across the full range of Government activities and the machinery of government, and ensures implementation of Cabinet decisions. 

We work with many different government agencies to develop mutually supportive policies and decisions based on a whole-of-government approach.

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What we are trying to achieve

We cover matters of particular importance to the Prime Minister, current Government priorities, social and economic policies, Indigenous Affairs and national security. 

Who we are

We are a motivated and professional team with a wide variety of qualifications and backgrounds. We welcome people with private-sector experience. We value people with ideas, the ability to present them persuasively, and the drive and skill to see them adopted. We take pride in our reputation for acting with integrity and discretion. Read more about who we are.

What we offer

  • Flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace and attractive remuneration packages including generous employer superannuation contributions.
  • Exciting and fulfilling work at the heart of government with career development and networking opportunities difficult to find elsewhere.
  • The opportunity to work with strong, smart, visionary and experienced leaders who encourage and support you to develop your interests and expertise and achieve your ambitions.

Where we are located

Our National Office is located in Canberra (Barton and Woden) and we have offices in every capital city and in various regional and remote locations.

From time to time you may also have the opportunity to work from other locations around the country and the globe.

How you can join us

We are always on the lookout for motivated, agile and resilient people to join us. You can check what roles we currently have available on our current opportunities and graduate careers pages.

Our recruitment process

Our recruitment process is all about getting the right people into the right jobs. We are looking for people from a variety of backgrounds, academic disciplines and industry sectors who want to help make our country a better place. Read more about our recruitment process.

Questions? Contact the PM&C Recruitment Team on 02 6271 6000 (option 2) or at