Government & justice

There are job opportunities in a range of different fields across the three tiers of government - local (through your local councils), state (in Victorian Government, statutory authorities and agencies) and federal (in the Australian Government, statutory authorities and agencies).

In addition there are numerous jobs to pursue in the legal sector including solicitors, barristers, judges, justices, clerk of courts, conveyancers, legal aid and paralegals, just to name a few.

In the government and justice sector you'd be working for councils, government departments and business units, statutory authorities, judicial authorities and commissions, representatives of overseas governments and those who provide legal and corrective services.

Associations, peak bodies & government organisations

Visit these organisations to find out more about each industry including information about jobs, career paths and training opportunities.

Australian Law Students Association
Community and Public Sector Union
Department of Justice (Victoria)
Fair Work Australia
Law Council of Australia

Career profiles

Find out about the types of jobs that people do in the government & justice sectors.

Samantha tells us all the info about being a criminal lawyer.

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