The Economist Stream of the Graduate Development Program provides candidates with the opportunity to work with Australia’s leading government economic policy analysts across Australian Government agencies including the Treasury, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
As an Australian Government economist graduate, you will contribute to informing decisions on policies for the good of the Australian people. This includes working in areas across government fiscal and monetary policies, budgetary policies, domestic and international economic situations (including industries, regions and socioeconomic groups), and forecasting changes in the economic environment.
The graduate program offers targeted training and development to progress your skills, knowledge and confidence as a valued member of, and contributor to, the APS.
To apply for the Economist Stream, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Successful graduates will be placed in a merit pool that will be considered by APS & Commonwealth entities. Please note that Departments and Agencies will offer different employment conditions and Graduate Program features.