Aurora Neuroinclusion Program

The Aurora Neuroinclusion Program helps people with an autism or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis commence or progress their career in the Australian Public Service (APS).

Aurora Neuroinclusion Program

The Aurora Neuroinclusion Program helps people with an autism or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis commence or progress their career in the Australian Public Service (APS).

About the Aurora Neuroinclusion Program

Services Australia’s Aurora Neuroinclusion Program (Aurora) aims to improve work and career outcomes for people with an autism or ADHD diagnosis.

Together with Employ for Ability, Aurora offers a unique recruitment process that’s flexible, safe, supportive and inclusive. Aurora offers roles in a variety of fields and:

  • provides a career pathway into Services Australia for people with an autism or ADHD diagnosis
  • demonstrates the individual and organisational benefits of employing people with autism or ADHD through an inclusive recruitment process
  • showcases the diverse and unique skills and attributes people with an autism or ADHD diagnosis have to offer in employment
  • aims to increase the representation of people with disability in Services Australia and the Australian Public Service (APS).

Before You Apply

Check your Eligibility 

Before you apply, check if you’re eligible.

To be eligible, you need to provide evidence of a diagnosis of either:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Condition, including autistic disorder (autism), Asperger’s syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS)
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Evidence may include either:

  • a full diagnostic report or a redacted section of your report that states autism or ADHD as a diagnosis
  • a letter from a psychologist, psychiatrist or general practitioner confirming a diagnosis of autism or ADHD
  • information confirming your diagnosis from a supporting agency such as the NDIS or a Disability Employment Services provider.

If you have any questions or concerns about your evidence, please contact [email protected].

Proof of Australian citizenship

In addition to providing evidence of your diagnosis, you will need to provide Proof of Australian citizenship evidence. Full details are available on the job description document. 

Evidence must be submitted when completing the online application.

How to submit your application

Please check carefully the How to Apply section of the Services Australia website. All current vacancies will be listed below in the Current Positions Available Section. If you require help, please contact us by calling 1300 619 768 (option 3) during business hours (AEST) or email [email protected] .

Note: You should immediately receive an auto-reply acknowledgement email once you submit your application online. If you do not, please contact us.

Closing times

Your application must be submitted by the advertised closing date. All positions close at 11:59pm on the day of closing unless otherwise stated in the ad.

Current Positions Available

There are currently no positions open. The next available positions will open on 22 July for Adelaide, and 2 September for Canberra.

Please note: Dates and locations subject to change.