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44-2024 - APS5-APS6 Policy Analysts, Housing Division

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ACT, NSW, VIC, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Policy/Public Policy, APS Level 5, APS Level 6

Are you interested in housing policy? Would you like to help address Australia’s housing challenges and contribute to improving housing outcomes for all Australians?

Housing Division is offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a high performing team at the forefront of addressing Australia’s housing challenges. Successful applicants can expect to play a key role in implementing the Government’s housing agenda and developing policy in response to pressures in the housing system in a fast paced but collegiate work environment.

Multiple opportunities are available for APS5 or APS6 Policy Analysts across Housing Division.

Policy Analysts will:

  • Contribute to strategic policy advice on Australia’s housing system, ranging from social and affordable housing solutions to housing market policy.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of new and expanded housing programs, including legislative development and program governance.
  • Work across governments and the private sector to deliver the Government’s housing agenda.  
  • Work on Commonwealth-state matters in relation to housing, including implementing the National Housing Accord.
  • Conduct research and analysis on housing related matters and contribute to or lead the drafting of high-quality written materials such as reports, briefs and other products.
  • Engage widely with stakeholders across government and within the housing sector.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Skills in policy development and implementation and/or program management, coordination and governance.
  • An ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships and work collaboratively, respectfully and ethically at all times.
  • Strong analytical skills to understand complex issues and work with your team to identify opportunities and implement effective solutions.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • An ability to deliver high quality work within a high-pressure environment.

A merit pool may be established to fill future ongoing and non-ongoing similar vacancies.

Desirable Qualifications / Experience

Ideally, we are looking for candidates with experience in policy advice or program delivery who know government processes and have a proven track record of working collaboratively.

Applications close at 11.30pm on Sunday, 26 May 2024.

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact David Britton on 02 6263 1498 or

Please refer to the attached Position Description for more information about the roles.

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