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Welcome to the Australian Government Graduate Program Directory

This is your pathway to a rewarding career within the Australian Public Service.

Discover countless job opportunities and what it's like to work at top government agencies

Our graduate programs provide valuable learning and development opportunities to launch your career improving the lives of all Australians. Apply once to one of the Australian Government’s many streams to be considered for a role in many departments and agencies.

Explore the diversity of career paths in the Australian Public Service!

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A Day In The Life

Read for a behind the scenes look at what it's really like to work at Australia's top government employers.

  • Day in the life

Courtney Barry

Courtney graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Monash University in 2013 and is now an Economic Data analyst at the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Day in the life

Courtney Barry

Courtney graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Monash University in 2013 and is now an Economic Data analyst at the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Day in the life

Rodney Sujamto Sor

Rodney Sujamto Sor graduated with a Bachelor of Business at the University of Technology Sydney in 2017 and is now a Project Officer at the NDIA.
  • Day in the life

Rodney Sujamto Sor

Rodney Sujamto Sor graduated with a Bachelor of Business at the University of Technology Sydney in 2017 and is now a Project Officer at the NDIA.
  • Day in the life

Prachi

Prachi Nagrath studied Bachelor of International and Global Studies at the University of Sydney and a Former Graduate (2019) - Policy Officer at DESE.
  • Day in the life

Prachi

Prachi Nagrath studied Bachelor of International and Global Studies at the University of Sydney and a Former Graduate (2019) - Policy Officer at DESE.
  • Day in the life

Courtney Barry

Courtney graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Monash University in 2013 and is now an Economic Data analyst at the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Day in the life

Courtney Barry

Courtney graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Monash University in 2013 and is now an Economic Data analyst at the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Day in the life

Rodney Sujamto Sor

Rodney Sujamto Sor graduated with a Bachelor of Business at the University of Technology Sydney in 2017 and is now a Project Officer at the NDIA.
  • Day in the life

Rodney Sujamto Sor

Rodney Sujamto Sor graduated with a Bachelor of Business at the University of Technology Sydney in 2017 and is now a Project Officer at the NDIA.
  • Day in the life

Prachi

Prachi Nagrath studied Bachelor of International and Global Studies at the University of Sydney and a Former Graduate (2019) - Policy Officer at DESE.
  • Day in the life

Prachi

Prachi Nagrath studied Bachelor of International and Global Studies at the University of Sydney and a Former Graduate (2019) - Policy Officer at DESE.

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