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When you work at AIFS,  you're working with the Australian Government’s key advisory body in the area of family wellbeing. Make a difference. Join with like-minded people who create, translate and communicate knowledge for impact. 

AIFS provides a family-friendly workplace that supports the wellbeing and professional development of a diverse workforce.

In 2018, AIFS was in the top 10 of organisations in the Australian Public Service (APS) for wellbeing, innovation and engagement.

Find out more: What we do.

Explore our projects, current and Past: Our work.

Some of the great benefits you'll get

Some of the benefits of working at AIFS include:

  • Flex leave for all 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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