The Australia Defence Association's public-interest research, public education and community advocacy programs and activities depend on a mix of funded and voluntary employment support. This general guidance is for people interested in working for the Association on a full-time, part-time, temporary internship or volunteer basis.
The ADA national office in Canberra is operated by a mix of full-time and part-time staff supplemented by volunteers and interns.
Other major ADA activities, chiefly our publishing program, employ both paid and volunteer staff on a part-time basis.
The ADA Chapters across Australia are run by volunteers.
In terms of paid employment our national office in Canberra employs both full-time and part-time staff. Our publishing program also utilises both part-time and contracted editorial support.
Volunteers among our members and supporters are an essential component of the ADA's public-interest research, public education and community advocacy programs and activities. Please consider helping our efforts as a volunteer.
The Australia Defence Association's public-interest research and monitoring, public education and community advocacy programs and activities provide rewarding opportunities for students and academics seeking internship experience in public policy making and public-interest oversight. Particularly concerning strategic policy, defence, international relations and wider national security issues.