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We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team. With a team of more than 40 people we operate a diverse organisation which includes our membership association, providing legal, workplace relations, and safety advice; Canberra’s largest specialist construction apprentice and short course training organisation; MBA Legal, a specialist law firm supporting the building and construction industry; and a large program of member events, communications and advocacy.

Do more of what you enjoy with a like-minded and inclusive team. View our Seek page for current opportunities available or send an enquiry to to express your interest.

Collaboration – Trust – Integrity – Excellence

Current Opportunities

Events Coordinator

A rare and exciting opportunity has become available for an Events Coordinator to cover a twelve-month maternity leave period at MBA ACT. The Events Coordinator supports a multi-disciplinary team and assists in the event development, budgeting, planning, marketing and execution of designated events. Must have an interest in events and either working towards a qualification or have events experience. This role is full-time with flexible working arrangements available and part-time options considered.

For more information, visit our SEEK ad, here.
Applications close 9:00am, Monday 11 December 2023.


Expressions of Interest: Trainer Position

Are you interested in becoming a trainer in the building and construction industry?
If you have experience in building and construction, enjoy learning and have great people skills, you may be suitable to become one of our fantastic MBA GT trainers. To express your interest in a trainer position, please contact Training Director Jo Whitfield via for more information.

Contribute to the Construction Industry and Make a Difference in the Lives of our Members

  • Our team advocates on a variety of issues, including planning, housing, industrial relations, and safety.
  • Working at the MBA means you’re directly contributing to the success of the thousands of members who rely on us for support and guidance.
  • Regardless of the position you hold in the organisation, working at the MBA gives you a first hand opportunity to engage with the leading building & construction companies in the ACT.

Your Career Opportunities are Endless


  • Because we service the building and construction industry, we have a wide variety of roles and skills that are required.
  • We currently have team members working in: events, communications, legal, finance, training, compliance, data and systems, admin, business development, and marketing.
  • We encourage internal recruitment and have individual development plans in place.
  • We value education (we are a registered training organisation, after all), and we support our team members in pursuing their study goals, from short courses to tertiary     qualifications.

Flexible working arrangements…

  • We have genuine flexible working arrangements across the organisation, with current team members based remotely in regional Victoria & NSW.
  • Our priority is ensuring all flexible work arrangements “work” for the organisation, the team, and the individual.
  • The majority of our staff have hybrid arrangements in place, working from home and the office.

Extra benefits…

  • Did we mention the free parking?
  • We are a not-for-profit rebate-able employer, which means you may be eligible to salary sacrifice for certain things, like school fees.
  • Our coffee machine is great, with unlimited coffee available. We even throw in the milk and sugar, too!
  • Our remuneration is competitive, and we offer paid parental leave (for all parents). Additional leave such as study leave or community service leave for volunteers with approved organisations is also on offer.

There’s more…

  • We’ve got the balance right between giving our staff autonomy, but also oversight and support.
  • We’re a platinum level Healthier Workplace
  • We work hard, and we’re committed, but we also have fun. We have a Social Committee that organises regular all team events, and we love a morning tea (monthly birthdays, and sometimes more for a special occasion!).
  • We have a Healthier Work Committee who arranges staff competitions and activities to encourage teamwork and healthy practices in a fun way
  • We have affiliations with gyms, car dealers and other suppliers which provide benefits for MBA employees.

For more information contact:

Natalie Fanning

Human Resources Manager

Call (02) 6175 5924