PLT Placement

  • The Australian Workers' Union
  • Aug 16, 2019
Part-time PLT Work Experience Placement

Job Description

The Position

The Australian Workers’ Union has an exciting opportunity in our workplace health and safety (WHS) unit at Granville NSW for a law student seeking a practical legal training placement (minimum 2 days per week). We are looking for an enthusiastic law student with an interest in workplace health and safety law.  


  • Assisting in drafting documents, such as correspondences, written submissions and legal fact sheets.
  • Providing support during WHS disputes.
  • Legal and industrial research.
  • Liasing with union members, regulators and legal practitioners.
  • Administrative support to the union’s WHS unit.


  • $100 daily meal and travel allowance.
  • Support and encouragement throughout the practical legal training placement period.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Legal and professional skills development to build a springboard in the legal profession.


 The application must include the following:

  • Cover letter;
  • Resume; and
  • A short essay (500 words or less) responding to, ‘ Why are workplace health and safety laws critical? ‘

Please send your completed application via email to 

Applications close 5:00pm, Friday 30 August 2019.

Successful candidates will be contacted by 6 September 2019. 

Please only apply if you have at least over 70 days of PLT Placement remaining.

Organisation Name

The Australian Workers' Union

Landline phone

02 8005 3333

Contact Name

Jamila Gherjestani

Email address

Street Address

16 - 20 Good Street Granville 2142

Job Level

Graduate Pre-admission

State / Province / Region

New South Wales