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AIFS is an Australian Public Service agency. Our salaries and conditions of employment are set out in our Enterprise Agreement.
Some benefits of working at AIFS
- Generous parental leave provisions
- Christmas closedown period with no deduction from leave
- Ability to cash out or purchase leave
- Workplace health and wellbeing activities.
AIFS supports the wellbeing and professional development of a diverse workforce.
Keep scrolling to read about working life at AIFS and all the ways in which we embed our Values into our working lives.
As our 2022 staff census results show, we at AIFS continue to have largely positive opinions about our roles, supervisors and colleagues, as well as the flexible work arrangements available to us.
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We are champions of our work and each other's
We value excellence for impact
We are fearless and curious explorers
We have honest and respectful conversations
We see the lighter side
Reconciliation Action Plan
At AIFS, we are committed to promoting and furthering reconciliation in everything we do, and we have developed our RAP because we want to ensure that our commitment is known to everyone who engages with AIFS.
Find out more about the AIFS Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan 2023 – 2024
Corporate publication Mar 2023
Reconciliation Action Plan 2023/24
The AIFS Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2023-2024 details our commitment to reconciliation with First Nations peoples.
Corporate publication Oct 2022
Annual Report 2021/22
Australian Institute of Family Studies annual reports describe the research and operations of the Institute, along with highlights for the year.
Corporate publication May 2017
Enterprise Agreement 2017
The AIFS Enterprise Agreement 2017 was approved by the Fair Work Commission on 29 May 2017 and takes effect on 5 June 2017.