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Working at the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is much more than a job. You’ll be part of the Australian Government’s world-class research body in the area of family wellbeing. Plus, you’ll be working with like-minded people who work every day to create, translate and communicate research to make a positive difference to families. 

Information about us our projects, current and past, can be found here – What we do and Our work

Some of the great benefits you'll get

Staff wellbeing is important to us. We provide a family-friendly workplace that supports the wellbeing and professional development of our diverse workforce. 

Some of the benefits of working here include:

  • Flex leave for both full time and part time staff between APS 1-6 classification levels
  • The ability to cash out or purchase additional leave
  • Generous parental leave provisions
  • Workplace health and wellbeing activities such as yoga, mindfulness, wellbeing sessions, flu vaccinations and a health promotion allowance.
  • Christmas closedown period with no deduction from leave credits.

Our salaries and conditions of employment are set out in our Enterprise Agreement 


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