'If you have a passion for understanding the complex patterns of natural environments and want to apply that understanding for better national decisions, then DCCEEW is the place for you!'

Peter Lyon
Assistant Director, Decision Support and Analysis, Data and Analysis Branch

Protecting Australia’s environment and heritage

We protect Australia’s natural environment and heritage sites. We help Australia respond to climate change and carefully manage our water and energy resources.

Science benefits all Australians. We are looking for scientists, data and technical professionals, policy officers, and regulatory experts to join our department.

We have teams based around the country and flexible working conditions. We use the best science to inform our actions.

Learn more about what a career in the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water could look like for you.

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Aerial photograph of the Great Barrier Reef.