Why AIHW is a great place to work

AIHW provides a range of benefits to its employees including competitive salaries, policies and practices that support work-life balance, and a supportive Learning and Development opportunities.

We encourage a positive work environment that values innovation and collaboration. The work that we do creates authorative and accessible information and statistics that inform decisions and improve the health and welfare of all Australians. We are a small friendly agency where the Director knows everyone by name.

Equal opportunity employer

We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for everyone, and support the following Australian Public Service diversity strategies:

Competitive salaries

Work-life balance supportive policies and practices

  • Flexible work practices
  • Part-time work (almost 30% of our staff work part-time)
  • Home-based work policy
  • Accredited Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace
  • Study assistance

Breastfeeding friendly workplace - Accredited by the Australian Breastfeeding Association


  • Canberra – 1 Thynne Street Bruce ACT 2617
  • Free onsite parking
  • 5 minutes drive to Belconnen, 10 minutes drive to Civic
  • 10 minutes by bus to Belconnen or Civic and we're near the Action Blue Rapid Civic–Belconnen route which provide bus services every 5 to 15 minutes
  • Sydney – Level 9, 1 Oxford Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010


  • New, energy efficient building
  • Sit-stand workstations for all staff 
  • Dual monitor desktop for all staff

Social activities

  • Lunch time and evening sports (soccer, handball, netball, etc)
  • Lunch-time Pilates and Yoga classes
  • Corporate gym membership and active social club  

Happy to help

The AIHW is also committed to assisting the community. We are a registered member of Red25, a unique giving program by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Together, Red25 members work towards ensuring that 25% of Australia's blood donations are secured.

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