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The Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General (OOSGG) is a small Commonwealth budget-funded statutory agency with staff located at Government House, Canberra and Admiralty House, Sydney.  The Official Secretary leads an organisation committed to identifying and implementing innovative ways to support the Governor-General in carrying out his constitutional, ceremonial, Commander-in-Chief and community duties.

We are committed to providing a workplace that values diversity and inclusion and supports all staff to reach their full potential.  We have a range of workplace diversity and inclusion strategies including policies and procedures, flexible working arrangements and initiatives to achieve this.

We offer a flexible and diverse environment and support staff through tailored training and development to develop their professional skills. We encourage creativity and support the implementation of innovative solutions.

All candidates must be an Australian citizen to be eligible for vacancies.  All positions at OOSGG are prescribed and the successful applicant will need to pass and maintain a security clearance and police check. 

Current Vacancies 

Find out about current vacancies in OOSGG by visiting APS Jobs.

Talent Register

The Office maintains a talent register for candidates to register an expression of interest for employment with the OOSGG. The register allows us to access suitable candidates for non-ongoing and casual vacancies at short notice.

Expressions of interest can be submitted at any time for full-time, part-time or casual roles ranging from APS1 to Executive Level 2 classifications. Applications remain active for six months.

To submit an expression of interest, email with your CV and a one page pitch telling us about your capabilities, experience and qualifications.