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What we do

We operate a leading-edge Australia-wide network with global reach. We develop new capabilities and evolve and evaluate emerging technologies in collaboration with partners and industry in support of some of the most demanding network-based applications.

Why work at AARNet?

Work at AARNet and you'll be supporting global education and critical research in astronomy, high-energy physics, earth observation, environmental disasters, health, medicine and more.

Along with our important mission we are an employer that is committed to diversity and providing equal opportunity to all.

We provide competitive remuneration and a host of other benefits including:

  • 17% superannuation;
  • Flexible work options;
  • 24 weeks paid Parental Leave – Primary Carer;
  • Welcome back to AARNet superannuation payment – on unpaid Parental Leave and Adoption Leave for Primary Carer;
  • 24 weeks paid - Adoption Leave;
  • 2 days Women’s Wellness Leave per month (for symptoms of menstruation or menopause);
  • 16 weeks paid Parental Leave – Secondary Carer;
  • 8 weeks paid leave – Gender Affirmation;
  • 24 weeks paid leave – Foster Carer Leave;
  • 20 days paid - Family & Domestic Violence Leave;
  • 4 weeks paid - Death of a Child Leave;
  • 4 weeks paid - Death of a Close Family Member Leave;
  • 4 weeks paid – Birth Trauma Leave;
  • 5 days paid - Natural Disaster Leave;
  • 2 days paid – Family Wedding Leave;
  • 1 day paid – Conferral of Academic Qualifications;
  • Strong Equal Opportunity focus;
  • Sector leader in Social Responsibility and Ethics; and
  • A culture and company structure that allows your career to grow with access to leading edge technologies.

AARNet Work Experience Program

Short-term placement opportunities are now available with AARNet, giving students insight into the telecommunications industry and how AARNet operates a national research and education network.

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