Shrinking market in museum jobs

The Australian Museum has cut 50 jobs from its 380-strong staff, reducing opportunities for stable careers in the sector.
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An educator at work at the Museum,  Photo: James Horan via Australian Museum

Most of the lost jobs are in administrative and support roles with research scientists largely protected from the cuts. Thirty-eight staff members have taken voluntary redundancies and another seven were told this week they must choose between voluntary redundancy and redeployment in another part of the NSW public sector.

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