Current vacancies

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) is a small, unique agency with a big agenda. At WGEA you will be part of a team of high achievers who are friendly, fun and passionate about promoting and improving gender equality. Check our current vacancies below if you’d like to join the team on their mission to making Australian workplaces a better place for all.

Senior Adviser - Capacity Building

Why this role matters  

Our Agency is entering an exciting new chapter as we seek to deepen our impact, expand our reach and accelerate the rate of change. This role is critical in analysing the state of gender equality in organisations and working collaboratively with employers to develop practical and relevant strategies to assist them drive change.

Are you a Senior Adviser, keen to have a lasting impact on Australian workplaces by building employers’ capacity to achieve gender equality change? Then this is the role for you!

Your experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the drivers and levers for organisational behavioural and cultural change, be effective engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, have experience working with employers and knowledge on improving gender equality outcomes in the workplace with a focus on providing valuable advice and building sustainable relationships.

How to apply

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

To find out more about the role please refer to the Application Package.

Applications close 10am on Friday, 7 October 2022.

Senior Adviser – Communities of Practice

Why this role matters  

Our Agency is entering an exciting new chapter as we seek to deepen our impact, expand our reach and accelerate the rate of change. This role will work with the newly formed Capacity Building team to develop and grow a Communities of Practice (COP) platform to mobilise action, generate communities and deliver learning opportunities to employers across Australia.

If you are experienced in Communities of Practice and keen to make your mark in an important and meaningful way that is critical to our Agency’s success, then this role is for you!

Your experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have a passion for gender equality with demonstrated experience in developing and growing online or in-person communities, focussed on building sustainable relationships and skilled at engaging with a wide range of stakeholders.

How to apply

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

To find out more about the role please refer to the Application Package.

Applications close 10am on Monday, 10 October 2022.

Communications Adviser - Communications and Campaigns

Why this role matters  

Our Agency is entering an exciting new chapter as we seek to deepen our impact, expand our reach and accelerate the rate of change. 

This hands-on role is an integral part of the Communications & Campaigns team, working collaboratively to develop and deliver high impact communications and campaigns that capture hearts and minds, stimulate thinking and debate, and drive action in Australian workplaces.


Do you have a passion for communications, a creative mindset and enjoy collaborating in a culture driven environment? Then this is the role for you!

Your experience, knowledge & skills

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have a passion for and demonstrated experience in Communications, utilising a solid understanding of the media landscape, online and digital communications to create engaging content appealing to a variety of audiences.  You will also know how to create social media graphics and content as well as a knack for building positive relationships with team members and stakeholders.

How to apply

To apply, as well as your CV, you must submit a cover letter outlining why you are interested in representing Workplace Gender Equality Agency and how your skills and experience align to this opportunity.

To find out more about the role please refer to the Application Package.

Applications close 10am on Wednesday, 5 October 2022.

Indigenous Australian Government Development Program (IAGDP)

Indigenous Australian Government Development Program

Our agency is proud to be a participating employer in the Indigenous Australian Government Development Program (IAGDP) The IAGDP is a 12-month entry-level employment and development program open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are interested in working in the Australian Public Service (APS). The aim of the program is to significantly contribute to improving employment opportunities, experiences and outcomes for Indigenous Australians in the APS. We value and draw on the skills, capability and unique life experiences and perspectives that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees can bring to the workplace.

For more details, please see the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website. 

Working with us

WGEA is a small unique agency with a big agenda. At WGEA you will be part of a team of high achievers who are passionate, friendly, and fun. We understand what working flexibly means. We pride ourselves on being a respectful, diverse, and inclusive community.

We encourage and welcome applications from people of all genders, Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature-age people. Before applying for a role, check that you meet the eligibility criteria and possess the key skills and capabilities set out in the Application Package. You can tell us in your application or when called in for interview if you need any adjustments to help you participate equally in the selection process.  Please visit this page regularly for employment opportunities. 

You can also view the Agency’s current Enterprise Agreement below.