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Welcome to the ACCAN employment page.

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network, ACCAN, a not-for-profit organisation, maintains an accessible work environment and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, persons with disabilities and people from culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse backgrounds.

ACCAN is Australia’s peak body representing the interests of all consumers in communications issues. ACCAN is an important and independent consumer voice promoting the accessibility, quality of service, affordability and availability of communications services for all Australian consumers with particular concern for vulnerable consumers whose needs are underrepresented.

  • High profile consumer body
  • Communications industry
  • Diverse, interesting role working in vibrant NGO
  • Supportive work environment
  • Sydney CBD location with easy access to public transport


Google and ACCAN in partnership are offering a paid internship to commence in December 2019 to undertake a project addressing a consumer technology issue. The Intern will also work alongside ACCAN staff to solve issues faced by consumers of technology services, and gain experience in a consumer technology advocacy (policy) role. Candidates resident in Australia and attending, or recently graduated from, an Australian university are welcome to apply.


The internship is available for undergraduate (final year) students, postgraduate students and recent graduates of arts, business, computer science, engineering, law, sociology, or other related disciplines. Candidates must be Australian citizens or have Australian residency or be undertaking study at an Australian university. The ACCAN workplace is culturally diverse and actively ensures people with disability can participate effectively.

Selection Criteria

The preferred applicant will be one that is of the highest quality and demonstrates the clearest grasp of analytical processes, research techniques and methods. Academic record will be taken into account.