Work with us

The Yoorrook Justice Commission is expanding and is always on the lookout for passionate and talented people who can help support us on our historic path to truth-telling and healing for First Peoples in Victoria.

See below for current opportunities. First Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply for all positions at Yoorrook.


Director Legal, Policy and Research


Reporting to the CEO, this critical leadership role at Yoorrook will suit someone who can lead and support staff to deliver complex policy, research and legal work in a dynamic and time-sensitive environment.  As a key member of the Management Team, this role will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to contribute to a positive, collaborative, innovative and culturally safe workplace.

Yoorrook’s Letters Patent requires it to prioritise the employment of First Peoples. First Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply for all roles at Yoorrook. Some roles as marked may be classified as designated positions under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 where only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people will be eligible to apply.

Yoorrook actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including people who identify as LGBQTI+, people with disabilities and those from culturally and linguistically different backgrounds.

All roles at Yoorrook can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Preferred candidates may be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent Form. Employment of successful candidates may be subject to a National Police Check.