Become a part of the special team that helps bring to life one of the world’s biggest sporting and entertainment events.

Want to be part of the Australian Open?

If you are interested in being part of one of world’s greatest Grand Slam tournaments, you’ve come to the right place. Serve us your online application through our job board on the Tennis Australia or Australian Open websites. Stay up-to-date with opportunities that may arise on these websites as well as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


In order to be considered, applicants must have unrestricted availability over the tournament period. You must also be able to commit to attending training sessions and inductions, held at various times throughout the year. These sessions are fun as well as informative, and equip you with valuable skills and knowledge prior to the commencement of your official tennis duties. While the tournament runs for two weeks, some roles require longer engagement.


All applicants must be an Australian citizen or hold a valid work visa, as advised by the Department of Immigration and Border Control. If you have any further queries about Australian Open employment, please email us at


Our Ballkids work within a fun and energetic team to assist players during matches at Melbourne Park and for Australian Open Series events in the lead-up to the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. Applications for 2015 have now closed, but don’t worry – this gives you plenty of time to start practising your rolls. Applications for AO2018 for all events will be open on 1 December 2016. To be eligible, you must be in the correct age group, as listed below:

  • Australian Open – 12 – 15 years
  • Brisbane International – 12 – 17 years
  • Apia International Sydney – 13 – 17 years
  • Hobart International – 11 – 15 years
  • Hopman Cup – 12 – 15 years
  • World Tennis Challenge – 12 – 17 years

To express your interest in becoming a Ballkid, click here.


There is only one vacancy currently available:

Australian Open Courtesy Car Drivers

Help us deliver this world class event, we are currently looking for a number of Courtesy Car Drivers for the Australian Open 2018!

Follow link to apply or more information.

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