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This page contains Australian government sites, employment agencies and sites targetting specialist areas including Health, IT, mature-age, graduates and those with disabilities. There are Job Boards, employment portals and part-time employment information sites. Links to ombudsmen and equal opportunity support are included.

Information on agencies and employers for Working Overseas are included while Teaching Overseas, including Teacher Exchange, is found here.

Australian Government Sites

Employment of People with a Disability

  • CRS Australia
    ‘If you have a disability, injury or health condition and want to get or keep a job, we can help’.
  • JobAccess
    Help and workplace solutions for the employment of people with disability.
  • Employment Services and Jobs
    Annotated listing of sites from the Commonwealth government.
  • Fair Work Commission
    ‘An independent body with power to carry out a range of functions relating to : the safety net of minimum wages and employment conditions, enterprise bargaining, industrial action, dispute resolution, termination of employment and other workplace matters’.
  • Fair Work Ombudsman
    ‘Works with employees, employers, contractors and the community to promote harmonious, productive and cooperative workplaces. Investigates workplace complaints and enforces compliance with Australia’s workplace laws’.
  • Jobs NSW - Job Search
    Employment with the NSW Government and its agencies.
  • Labour Market Information Portal [LMIP]
    ‘Up to date labour market information to help you better understand your local area’.

Mature-Age Employment

Government sites which specifically target this area. Check non-government sites below.

  • Employing mature aged workers
    ‘Hiring a mature aged worker can be a great investment, bringing many years of experience and knowledge’.
  • Restart Wage Subsidy
    ‘Australian businesses that provide jobs to people, 50 years of age or older, could get financial assistance from the Australian Government’.

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Australian Sites, Other

Search engines, recruiting groups, general information.

  • Adzuna
    ‘200 000+ of the latest jobs from the best job boards and employers’.
  • Adzuna
    Fairfax. This replaces MyCareer. ‘Adzuna is now Fairfax’s primary online job listings brand in Australia’.
  • Amundio
    Search by position or location using the compiled listings on this job board.
  • New ! Apply Direct
    ‘We list thousands of positions across the country, including more than 1 100 Education jobs’.
    ‘The labor market consists of job seekers and employers. Our goal is to make the connection between them as convenient as possible’. Search by City, Category or Company.
  • Can we Suggest …
    Lists new employment sites, with the list being continually updated.
  • CareerJet
    ‘Allows you to search a growing selection of jobsites in one go saving you the trouble of having to go to each site individually’.
  • Careers MultiList
    A consortium of recruiting companies working as a network in Australia. Has a Job Quick Search.
  • CareerSpot
    ‘A wide range of industry-specific employment boards, each with its own subscriber base and online traffic, designed to streamline recruitment requirements.’.
  • CareerOne
    Browse for jobs, visit the Job Board, get Job Hunting Advice, have job information emailed to you, find a career expert, see employment news, more.
  • Clarius Group
    ‘Recruitment company providing specialist technical, executive and office support personnel in the areas of information and communications technology, banking, finance, insurance, commercial accounting, library, records management, sales and marketing’.
  • EvansPetersen
    ‘Our purpose is to connect people with positions, and employers with solutions’. Legal and health sectors.
  • G-Force Employment Services
    Geelong, Ballarat, Wyndham and Shepparton Victoria.
  • Gigajob
    The FREE job portal. ‘Both job seekers and employers will benefit from our wide range of services’.
  • Gumtree Australia [Sydney Region]
    Providing employment links for specific regional areas. Other areas and cities can be easily accessed from the menu on the left.
  • HooBetter
    ‘Platform where job seekers are not only able to connect with employers and recruiters, but with each other as well as existing staff who know of new opportunities’.
  • Indeed
    ‘A search engine for jobs, allowing job seekers to find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards’.
  • Jobbydoo
    ‘Find jobs and job vacancies from all career sites in Australia. Search now !’
  • Jobfind Centre
    Search for positions in different occupational areas
  • Job Futures
    National employment network with sections for jobseekers, employers, other information.
  • Job Search With Jobrapido
    ‘Search through all jobs posted on all career sites in Australia’.
  • JobSearcher
    ‘Search over 500 000 jobs from Job Boards, Company Sites and the web’.
  • Jobserve
  • Jobstralia
    ‘All jobs, just a single search’.
  • Jobs Working In Australia, Canada and New Zealand
  • Jooble
    ‘Jooble is a single web page in which you can find work via the Internet’.
  • Updated ! Jora Australia
    ‘Users can search through thousands of career opportunities, all sourced from many job sites from around Australia’.
    Previously listed as

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  • Lifestyle Careers
    ‘Dedicated exclusively to flexible and home office employment opportunities for Australian Professionals’.
  • Locanto
    A huge range of jobs listed right around Australia. Narrow the search by city and category.
  • Mitula - Find Jobs in Australia
    ‘Mitula has a powerful network of “robots” which classify ads published in hundreds of classifieds websites.
  • Neuvoo
    ‘Your job search starts here’. Use search terms including keywords, company names, skills, more. Seach by various geographical areas. Also has links to related overseas searches.
    ‘A website for finding new careers and job opportunities. Real Jobs - Real People’.
    ‘We help people find jobs’. Also has links to international job search engines.
  • Robert Half - Accounting, Finance & IT Jobs
    ‘The world’s leading specialised recruitment firm providing placement for accounting, finance and information technology professionals’. Now also engineering and banking sectors.
  • Seek
    ‘Australia’s most popular choice for advertisers searching for the right candidate, and job seekers looking for the right job’.
  • SMStheJOB
    ‘Now sends job ads directly to job seeker’s mobile phones via SMS. These job ads are specifically tailored to jobseeker’s preferences’.
  • Tip Top
    ‘The online recruitment resource for jobseekers to search jobs and recruiters to advertise jobs’.

Other Sites

  • LinkMe
    ‘Post your résumé to be instantly visible to over 3 500 employers and recruiters or apply directly for thousands of jobs’.
  • Now Hiring
    Browse jobs, search for specific jobs, create a résumé.

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Specialist Employment Areas


  • Agbizcareers
    ‘Find Australia’s best Agribusiness opportunities online’.
  • AgCareers
    ‘Vision is to be the leading supplier of Human Resource Services to the Agriculture, Food, Natural Resources and Biotechnology Industry’.

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Companies with cadetships and/or traineeships.

Graduate Employment

  • GradConnection
    ‘The only specialist graduate recruitment agency in Australasia placing graduates in jobs in Australia and New Zealand’.
  • Graduate Careers Australia
    For prospective graduates, this site provides options to assist with finding that first position.
  • GraduateJobs
    ‘An online job board that lists employment opportunities targetting a 100% graduate and entry-level demographic’.
  • Graduate Opportunities Web
    Australia and New Zealand. ‘From general careers and job hunting advice to a personalised graduate recruitment service [more than 180 affiliated companies both national and international]’.
  • LODE
    ‘The new way of connecting university students, graduates and alumni with Australia’s leading employers’.
  • MacMahon
    ‘For ambitious graduate[s] seeking real challenges and rapid career growth’.
    Search the extensive listing of graduate positions.
  • Unigrad
    ‘Unigrad is the best place to find your perfect graduate or vacation job !’

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Health Employment

  • Beat Medical
    ‘Beat Medical is a medical recruitment agency helping place doctors in permanent and locum positions across Australia. We manage doctors of all specialities’.
  • Geneva Health
    ‘A leading specialist health recruitment company’.
  • Healthcare Australia
    ‘The leading healthcare recruitment solutions provider of nurses, midwives, aged care workers, doctors and medical specialists in Australia’.
  • HealthStaff Recruitment
    ‘Our wide choice of nursing jobs, doctor jobs and medical jobs allow you to travel to a new city or country, while enjoying the freedom to choose your work environment’.
  • Medical Recruitment
    ‘One of Australia’s leading medical recruitment agencies specialising in the placement of permanent and locum medical professionals’.
  • Nursing Jobs
  • Ochre Recruitment
    ‘One of Australia and New Zealand’s leading provider of locum medical solutions’.
  • Queensland Health
    Information about employment careers and more with the Queensland Government.


IT Area


  • Burgess Paluch Legal Recruitment
    ‘A specialist legal recruitment agency dealing with Australian and international markets’.
  • Kaleidoscope Legal Recruitment
    ‘A specialist legal recruitment agency. We specialise in recruiting administration, support staff, IT and finance staff for law firms and corporate clients’.

Mature-Age Employment

Non-Government sites that specifically target this area.

  • Adage
    ‘Australia’s leading careers centre and job board for mature age professionals [aged 40+]’.
  • BeNext
    ‘Supporting job seekers who are fusing life experience and “know how” to get work that matters’.

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Other Areas

  • Autopeople
    Search by category, location and/or keywords.
  • Bluecollar Job Search
    Extensive trade, service search capacity.
  • eFinancialCareers
    Search by sectors, location or a company search.
  • EnvironmentJobs
    ‘A specialist Job portal for Environmental professionals seeking career opportunities’.
  • Harvest Trail
    ‘Select a state to find out more information about harvest labour’.
  • Junior Jobs
    Employment for younger people.
  • LGJobs
    ‘Source for employment positions available within the local government sector’.
  • ResearchJobs
    Research jobs, by location.
  • Skilled
    Recruiting skilled tradespeople and industrial staff.
  • Trades & Services Jobs
    More than 5 000 jobs listed in this area.

Part Time/Casual Employment

  • OneShift
    ‘OneShift is an online job network which matches employees with employers. This can be anything from one-off shifts, casual work or permanent employment’.

Public Sector Employment

  • Public Jobs Australia
    ‘Jobs from Federal, State, Local government and government owned/funded organisations. Connecting job seekers with public sector employers’.

Specific Recruitment Companies

  • ACRWorld
    ‘An Australian engineering & construction recruitment company with a proven international reach’.
  • Alliance
    ‘Delivery of permanent and temporary accounting, financial services and business support professionals to many of the region’s leading organisations’.
  • Aquent
    ‘Global firm specialising in staffing solutions for the marketing, communications, creative and business support sectors’.
  • Byron Employment Australia
    One of the most popular ‘job boards’ in Australia. Jobs in categories.
  • CareCareers
    ‘A free-to-use online recruitment service aimed at providing information and advice to anyone thinking about developing a career in the New South Wales disability and community care sector. The specific employment area of a larger site.
  • C-F-S Career Management
    ‘Australian-owned Career Management Consultancy with international presence, dedicated to providing high-level consulting expertise to professionals’.
  • Command Recruitment
    Source most levels in IT, finance, banking, engineering areas.
  • Hays Personnel
    One of Australia’s largest recruiters.
  • Hudson
    Part of the TMP group. One of the largest eResourcing groups.
  • Lloyd Morgan
    ‘Executive Search & Selection, HR Consulting to organisations across many industries’.
  • Manpower
    Help in all areas of employment.
  • Personnel Concept
    ‘A leading specialist recruitment company for professionally and technically qualified positions’.
  • Randstad
    ‘Provision of accountancy support employees’.
  • Recruit Express
    ‘Permanent placement, temporary staffing, contract staffing, executive search, out-placement, payroll services’.
  • Serco
    ‘Years of first-hand experience in meeting the diverse and complex needs of the call centre industry’.
  • Sportspeople
    ‘Jobs in Sport, Fitness, Aquatics, Coaching, Venues, Events, Leisure & Lifestyle’.
  • The One Umbrella
    ‘Involved in the library, records, information and knowledge management industry’.
    ‘Job seekers visit UniJobs to search, find, compare and apply for university jobs throughout Australia’.

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