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Museums Victoria is a diverse and exciting place to work. Ever fancied working at Museums Victoria? There is a tremendous Full-time or part time by arrangement, Fixed-term position in the Legal and Risk Department of Museums Victoria, with exciting career prospects to grow and develop.


Museums Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events across our venues – Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and IMAX cinemas. We present unique and exceptional experiences for more than 2 million visitors each year, who come from all over Australia and around the world to be inspired and to learn about themselves and the universe we inhabit.

To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit


Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking a Lawyer to join its Legal and Risk Department. The primary responsibility of the Lawyer will be delivery of legal and risk advice across Museums Victoria, including advice and support in relation to:

We are seeking a lawyer who is a strong communicator, highly organised, works collaboratively and provides accurate and practical legal advice in relation to highly complex matters.

The preferred candidate will have at least 1 to 2 years’ experience as a lawyer. The successful applicant will hold a Victorian legal practising certificate.


Reporting to the General Counsel, this is an exceptional opportunity for a lawyer to advise on a diverse range of interesting and novel matters. This role has a hybrid working arrangement.

The successful candidate may have up to 2 years PQE, but new graduates will be considered.


To view the position description and to apply, visit Careers – Museums Victoria.