Vacancy Details

Temporary Employment Register - Affirmative Measure (Disability)

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (DRC)

Closing date: 11:59pm, Friday 10 April 2020


  • Location: Brisbane QLD, Canberra ACT and Sydney NSW
  • Classification: APS Level 1 - APS Level 6, Executive Level 1 - Executive Level 2
  • Salary range: $46 644 - $139 929 + superannuation
  • Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time/Part-time only

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability Temporary Employment Register is open for candidates to register their interest in employment with the Royal Commission.

The Temporary Employment Register enables the Royal Commission to access appropriately skilled and experienced individuals at short notice for short term employment opportunities.

This vacancy is only open to people with disability. The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 27 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions 2016.

In line with these Directions, if you are found suitable and offered a role, you may be asked to confirm you are a person with a disability during the onboarding process.

We strongly encourage people with disability, Indigenous Australians, LGBTIQ+ people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply as we are committed to creating an environment that values and utilises the contribution and experience from a range of backgrounds. 

To fill vacancies , the Royal Commission will use a range of employment methods to engage staff on temproary arrangements, including:

·       non-ongoing APS employment (initial periods of up to 18 months with the possibility of extension for the duration of the Royal Commission)

·       secondments and temporary transfers from other APS and non-APS employers (for specified/agreed terms)

·       labour hire contractors (for specified/agreed terms)

·       ABN contractors (for specified/agreed terms).


The Royal Commission is not engaging employees on an ongoing (permanent) basis. 

This is a register of interest only. There is no guarantee that an offer of employment will be made while your application remains on the register.

You will be contacted regarding your application if a vacancy arises that matches your skills and experience.

This register will remain active for 12 months from the advertised date. If you wish continue to be considered for roles for this register, please ensure you register your details again.

If you wish to withdraw your application at any time, please contact and quote your name and the details of this register.


How to apply:

Existing users can click the Apply button at the top of the screen to login and start your application.

New users can register for an account by clicking the Apply button at the top of the screen and choosing Register for Recruitment.

Please note: The department moved to a new electronic recruitment system in January 2019. If you had previously registered/applied for roles with the department in previous years, you will need to register as a New user following the steps above.


If you require advice or assistance or are experiencing difficulties lodging your application, please contact our recruitment team by email or phone (02) 6141 6111 (option 2).  

The National Relay Service is available for those who may have a hearing or speech impairment. To access the National Relay Service, please visit or access the NRS App through your app store. 


If you experience technology or accessibility issues with this application process, please feel welcome to email your one page pitch and CV in word format directly to

Staff from the Commission may then contact you if further information for the application process is required.





In accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles  (APPs) 5 and 6, personal information collected from the successful applicant during the recruitment process will be used for onboarding purposes. Only information relevant to each service provided will be shared so they can fulfil their onboarding service - e.g. making decisions pertaining to security clearances and access to departmental networks and systems.