Temporary employment

The Federal Court of Australia maintains a register of interested candidates for temporary roles in the Federal Court of Australia, Family Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia, and the National Native Title Tribunal. Opportunities may be offered for varying periods up to 18 months with a possibility of extension (cannot exceed a total period of 3 years unless the Public Service Commissioner agrees).

Positions include but are not limited to:


Federal Court, Family Court, Federal Circuit Court

  • Registrars
  • Legal Case Managers
  • Associates
  • Deputy Associates
  • Legal Associates
  • Research Associates
  • Family Consultants (psychologists or social workers)
  • Client Service Officers
  • Senior Client Service Officers
  • Court Officers
  • Executive Assistants

National Native Title Tribunal

  • Legal Support
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Geospatial Services
  • Future Acts
  • Applications & Registrations
  • Support & Special Projects

Corporate Services 

  • People and Culture
  • Finance, including Risk Management
  • Information Technology
  • Property and Procurement
  • Information Management
  • Security
  • Communications
  • Library

How to apply

Submit an application.

More information

For more information on the temporary register please contact us by email: hr@fedcourt.gov.au