Work with us

We are proud of the work we do and the positive impact we have.


We are a team of about 60 lawyers, paralegals, social workers, financial counsellors, administrative support workers and policy and communications specialists.


Together we support thousands of women each year.


We are committed to our vision of building a society where everyone lives free from violence and are afforded the same opportunities.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively recruit for and promote cultural diversity. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to apply for positions to work with us.

Current vacancies

A key member of the Executive Management Team, you will lead our high-quality legal education and engagement programs. 


Applications close: 5:00 PM AEST, 26th May 2023


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You will be responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll, and will support the finance team as needed to ensure financial reporting and analysis is completed in a timely and accurate manner.


Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible


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Develop and deliver family violence training, legal education, and community and sector development programs.


Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible


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Provide high quality legal advice and representation to women experiencing disadvantage.

The positions will conduct family law (property and parenting) and/or child protection and/or migration matters and/or victims of crime assistance for women experiencing family violence and disadvantage which will include litigation, appearances in court (other than trials), mediation and family dispute resolution in the areas.


Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible


Find out more and apply here.

Staff benefits

Our culture

We are a genuine, motivated and passionate team who are driven to help build a gender equitable country.


We are committed to supporting people’s mental health and making sure everyone gets learning opportunities throughout the year.

Bonus leave

We offer up to 8 bonus leave days to support rest at the end of the calendar year. This is on top of four week’s annual leave (pro rata).

Salary Packaging

You can get up to $15,900 in tax-free pay each year ($611 each fortnight) for costs like rent, car expenses or a mortgage. 

Annual leave loading

In addition to your ordinary pay, you are also paid an annual leave loading of 17.5% of your ordinary rate of pay during periods on annual leave.

Flexible work arrangements

We offer a hybrid working model, so that we all have options to work some days in the office and some days at home.


We also offer flexibility in terms of part time/full time employment, and some flexibility with regards to your working hours.

Employee Assistance Program and professional support

We know that the work we do is complex and can be emotionally challenging All Women’s Legal staff can access free and confidential support and counselling or subsidised visits with a mental health professional they have a relationship with.


Group sessions are run by an external professional each month to make sense of our roles from a trauma informed lens, debrief and learn ways to support ourselves through self-care.