Why us?

We are responsible for creating and maintaining a National Capital that all Australians can be proud of. Our role demands visionary planning in order to protect what is of national significance. We undertake high quality urban design projects. We maintain and protect places of national interest. We also inform Australians of the importance of their National Capital.

See more about what we do.


To be eligible to work with the National Capital Authority you must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • be willing to undergo a medical examination if applicable
  • undertake a security assessment to the requisite standard
  • have completed the 'redundancy benefit period' if you received a redundancy benefit from an Australian Public Service (APS) agency or a non-APS Commonwealth employer.

Employment conditions

Our employment conditions are outlined in the Enterprise Agreement.

The NCA encourages workplace diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people of non-English speaking background, and people with a disability. If you have individual requirements in order to participate in an interview, please indicate this in your application or contact Human Resources on (02) 6272 2950.


The majority of the NCA's employees work in the Treasury Building, King Edward Terrace, Parkes, ACT. The NCA also operates the National Capital Exhibition at Regatta Point and Blundell's Cottage located in Kings Park, Wendouree Drive on the northern shore of Lake Burley Griffin.


All ongoing vacancies are notified on this current employment opportunities section of this website, on the APS Jobs website and may also appear in some other online recruitment advertising sites.

More information

You can find out about what we do and how to apply for NCA jobs on our website or by contacting the NCA at Recruitment@nca.gov.au