Working at Congress

At Congress, our jobs are varied and range from administrative to professional fields.

Check out our current vacancies.

As well as a wonderful lifestyle and rewarding work, Congress is a culturally safe work environment with flexible work options and attractive employee benefits, including:

  • Generous salary packaging, district allowance and remote benefits
  • Competitive salaries
  • Six (6) weeks annual leave
  • 10 days of paid personal leave in first year of employment, increasing to 15 days each 12 months service thereafter
  • Strong commitment to Professional Development
  • 10.5% superannuation
  • Family friendly conditions
  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)
  • District allowance and remote benefits
  • Access to all Congress services for staff and immediate family
  • Career pathways opportunities
  • Access to a free Employee Assistance Program for work and non-work related matters

Congress flexible working arrangements include:

  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Compressed hours (working more hours over fewer days)
  • Part-time work
  • Casual work
  • Job sharing
  • Working from home or another location.
  • Hybrid work – a flexible approach that allows employees to split their time between working in the office and working from home
  • Purchasing extra paid leave

Please note: Flexible working options vary based on specific job requirements.

Congress is a culturally safe workplace with:

  • Two (2) Aboriginal Cultural Advisors – Male & Female
  • Our Aboriginal Staff Advisory Committee (ASAC)
  • Services and specific roles to ensure Aboriginal culture and values are represented and respected
  • The Strategic Plan including priorities focused on supporting and developing Aboriginal staff
  • Cultural Safety Framework specific to the locations we service
  • Leave options for Ceremonial commitments

Congress has generous opportunities to support learning, higher education and career progression:

  • Five (5) days paid professional development leave per year
  • Opportunities to attend conferences and workshops
  • Study and Professional Development Policy with generous opportunities to support learning, higher education and career progression
  • Mandatory training to ensure staff have the skills and knowledge to complete their roles 

Contact Human Resources

32 Priest Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
T: (08) 8951 0926

If there are no current positions available in your specialist field, you can send an expression of interest to You may be contacted if a vacancy matches your skills, experience and/or qualifications. Expressions of interest lodged with Congress will remain on file for a maximum of 12 months. After 12 months, your resume will be destroyed in a confidential manner. If you do not wish for your resume to remain on file for this time, please notify the Human Resource team in writing.

**In line with Congress policy, all staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Evidence of immunisation is to be provided upon commencement of employment.**


Gap Clinic is no longer opening on Sundays or Public Holidays

The Mparntwe Urgent Care Clinic is open every day for any person with an urgent but not life-threatening illness and injury. Walk ins only.

 Visit the UCC website for more information.

In an emergency, always call 000.