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eSafety Commissioner

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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is responsible for the regulation of broadcasting, radiocommunications, telecommunications and the internet. The ACMA’s purpose is to maximise the economic and social benefits of communications and media for Australia. We achieve this by fostering a communications and media environment that balances the needs of industry and the Australian community through education and advice, facilitation of access to resources, and regulation.

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner’s (eSafety) purpose is to help safeguard Australians at risk from online harms and to promote safer, more positive online experiences. eSafety leads and co-ordinates the online safety efforts across Commonwealth departments, authorities and agencies and engages with key online safety stakeholders. It has a broad remit which includes administering complaint schemes and the creation of audience-specific content and programs to help educate all Australians about online safety.

The eSafety Commissioner is an independent statutory office holder supported by staff from the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

We seek to attract, develop and retain a diverse, enthusiastic and high-performing workforce. To help us in achieving this, we maintain a register of interested applicants for use by managers to fill temporary (non-ongoing) roles up to a maximum period of 18 months.

The register is used on a needs basis to fill positions that may be full time, part time or casual depending on business needs.

More details about terms and conditions of employment with the ACMA can be found in the ACMA’s Enterprise Agreement.

The ACMA offers employment opportunities across a wide range of functions:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Administration
  • Communications and Media
  • Compliance and Regulation
  • Education
  • Engineering and Technical
  • Governance and Performance
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Information Management
  • Legal
  • Organisation Leadership
  • People Policy and Research
  • Project Management


To be eligible for temporary (non-ongoing) employment at the ACMA, applicants are required to:

  • hold Australian Citizenship or have the legal right to work in Australia
  • be willing to undergo an Australian Federal Police (AFP) police check
  • be willing to complete a Health Declaration and if required undergo a health check
  • be willing and eligible to obtain a security clearance to the appropriate level if applicable to the position.

More information about the ACMA can be found on our website www.acma.gov.au.

Applications will remain valid for up to 12 months from 1 July 2023  to 30 June 2024.


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eSafety Commissioner

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