Temporary employment

The Federal Court of Australia (statutory agency) 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:

Court Services and Judicial Support

  • Client Service Officers
  • Senior Client Service Officers
  • Court Officers
  • Associates
  • Deputy Associates
  • Legal Associates
  • Research Associates
  • Executive Assistants


  • Registrars
  • Legal Case Managers

Child Dispute Services

  • Family Consultants


Positions in the areas of:

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

National Native Title Tribunal

Positions in the areas of:

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

Please note not all positions are available in all locations.

How to Apply

To apply, please click on the relevant location link below and follow the steps:

We recommend you re-apply every 6 months to ensure your most recent details are in the register.

More information

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