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At the Centre for Policy Development, we believe our team is our key asset and we are committed to recruiting and retaining talented and committed individuals. 

Senior Policy Adviser – Early Childhood Development Initiative 

The Centre for Policy Development is looking to hire a proactive and passionate Senior Policy Adviser in the Early Childhood Development Initiative. 

In this role you will be working on policy analysis and system reform in the ECD policy space, so that Australia can become the best place to be and raise a child.

Candidates are invited to apply via email to [email protected].  Please send a CV and cover letter outlining what you will bring to the position.

Applications close: 6th February 2023

If you have any questions, please contact Anureet Kaur on [email protected]

Download the full Senior Policy Adviser (ECD) – January 2023.

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We build constructive, respectful working relationships — internally and externally — and we take equity and inclusion seriously. We are committed to listening, learning and growing.

We recognise the best solutions are developed when diverse voices contribute, so we try hard to integrate all perspectives into our work — especially those of people with lived experience of the issues we are trying to address.

CPD Internships

Internships are available on a case-by-case basis depending on research project needs. CPD only accepts internships that are part of an accredited program of study, and we are committed to ensuring mutual benefit and genuine professional development through the internship process.

All general applications should be addressed to ‘Centre for Policy Development’ and sent via email to [email protected]. The subject line must be ‘Internship Application for CPD’. For specific roles, please follow the provided instructions.

Please provide an attached CV and cover letter. The cover letter must comment on a CPD research paper and a policy issue the applicant is passionate about. Applications that do not meet these criteria will not be considered.