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494597/DRC - Affirmative Measure (Disability) - Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability - Temporary Employment Register

Apply now Job no: 494597
Work type: Full-time and Part-time
Location: Brisbane, QLD, Sydney, NSW, Canberra, ACT
Categories: APS Level 1, APS Level 2, APS Level 3, APS Level 4, APS Level 5, APS Level 6, Executive Level 1, Executive Level 2


The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability was established on Thursday 4 April 2019.

The Commissioners are required to provide an interim report by 30 October 2020 and a final report by 29 April 2022. 

The Royal Commission will have a presence in Brisbane QLD, Canberra ACT and Sydney NSW.  However it is anticipated that hearings will occur throughout Australia.  If offered a role with the Royal Commission in other than their home locality, candidates will generally be expected to meet their own costs in moving to the office locality.  In exceptional circumstances the Royal Commission may consider limited relocation assistance.


This vacancy is only open to people with disability. The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 27 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions 2016.

In line with these Directions, if you are found suitable and offered a role, you may be asked to confirm you are a person with a disability during the onboarding process.

The Royal Commission is seeking applicants from a range of disciplines who are interested in employment opportunities which may arise within the life of the Royal Commission.

The positions will be located in Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra.

Positions may become available in the following disciplines:

  • accounting and finance
  • administration
  • communications and media
  • counselling
  • data and research
  • human resources
  • information and communications technology
  • information and knowledge management
  • legal
  • policy
  • programme delivery
  • research

This is a register of interest only. There is no guarantee that an offer of employment will be made while your application remains on the register.

You will be contacted regarding your application if a vacancy arises that matches your skills and experience.


Due to the sensitive nature of some of the content, applicants may be required to participate in a psychological assessment as part of the recruitment process. Results will be considered along with outcomes of interviews, reference checks and consideration of resumes to assist the selection panel in making final decisions. Successful applicants may also be required to participate in a dedicated wellbeing support program as part of their employment.


For further information including eligibility and how to apply, please download the Vacancy Information Kit. 

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