Work with us: Research Assistant

The Research Assistant (RA) will be the key strategic adviser to the Member, including political strategy on areas of portfolio responsibility and issues relevant to the electorate, policy advice and management of parliamentary and electorate activities.

The RA will lead and work closely with the Member’s team of staff, including advising on and negotiating communications, media and other strategies with the Member’s Electorate Officers.

As the principle adviser and strategist to the Member the RA is required to accompany the Member on parliamentary business, public engagements and meetings as required.

Research Assistant Position Description

Inquiries: Fiona Byrne, Electorate Officer, Balmain Electorate Office
Telephone (02) 9660 7586
Email to

Candidates should address the selection criteria and include a CV with the details of two referees.

By email:, using the subject line: Research Assistant application, Balmain electorate office

Or by mail marked "Confidential" to:
Colin Brown
Manager, Recruitment and Training
Parliament of NSW
Macquarie Street

Applications Close: 16 August 2013

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