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Policy and Development Officer

Organisation : ACON Health

Location : Sydney (Surry Hills)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Policy & Research

Sector : LGBTIQ+

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 18 Apr, 2021

About the role

ACON is Australia’s largest health organisation specialising in community health, inclusion, and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.


Policy and Development Officer


ACON is here for community health, inclusion, and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders. We provide a range of services designed to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities.


  • We’re looking for a committed, innovative and high performing policy professional to use their writing and people skills to influence policy in NSW and advance the rights and health of people with HIV, groups at risk of HIV transmission, and people of diverse genders and sexualities (LGBTQ+).


The position also supports the development of formal grant proposals to better address the needs of our communities.


The position is situated within the Policy, Strategy and Research team, working closely with program experts across divisions and partner organisations.


ACON is committed to providing our people with opportunities for professional development and growth, a safe, fun and flexible work environment, and the scope to deliver innovative, cutting-edge community health programs and services.



ACON is an Equal Employment Opportunity and encourages people with HIV, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : ACON Health

How to apply

For more information and to submit an application, go to

All applications must include:

  1. a completed ACON application form;
  2. a document addressing the selection criteria (max. 4 pages); and
  3. your resume highlighting your education, professional & volunteer experience and links to any articles, reports or other publications written by the applicant (max. 3 pages)


Applications close Sunday, 18 April 2021.


For more information about the role please contact, Felix Delhomme, Manager – Policy, Strategy & Research at or (02) 9206 2085.



Please quote in application: Policy and Development Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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