Why work with Austrade

Learn about the benefits of working with Austrade.

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Austrade is Australia’s official trade and investment promotion agency. We provide great opportunities for high performers to:

  • help build Australian prosperity
  • work overseas in challenging and interesting markets
  • develop onshore industries
  • explore career opportunities in international trade and investment
  • build individual expertise.

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Benefits of working with Austrade

Austrade maintains a flexible and supportive working environment, which supports diversity and inclusion. Benefits include:

  • a high-performance culture with generous leave provisions and flexible working hours that support work/life balance
  • opportunities for hybrid working arrangements and part-time employment, where this fits with operational needs
  • free access to our Employee Assistance Program. This program is to help with personal and work-related problems
  • access to training and career development programs within Austrade and partner organisations. Support for study and language training.

Austrade Enterprise Agreement

Austrade provides competitive remuneration. Our Austrade Enterprise Agreement sets out employment terms and conditions.

Diversity and inclusion

We offer an inclusive and diverse work environment. We value different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Read about diversity and inclusion at Austrade.

We take part in the APS RecruitAbility scheme to support employment of people with disability. 

About Austrade

We are a global organisation with over 1,000 employees. About half our employees work in many official Austrade posts around the world.

Our Australia-based workforce includes industry specialists from a variety of backgrounds, including:

  • mining and resources
  • advanced manufacturing and defence
  • agriculture, horticulture, beverages
  • fintech, medtech and agtech
  • domestic tourism and education.

We also hire people with expertise in many disciplines, from law and ICT to marketing and communications.

We are part of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. Find out more about Austrade.