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2022 Graduate Development Program

When you work with us, you are part of a diverse and dynamic workforce dedicated to keeping Australia prosperous, secure and united. We offer our graduates a range of interesting opportunities and unique experiences.

Australia prospers significantly from being open, engaged and connected to the rest of the world. Whether it is through the movement of people, goods, or financial assets, our engagement with the world creates tremendous opportunities for individuals and Australia’s collective prosperity.

Through our contribution to world-class trade and migration programs, protecting the Australian border, community, financial sector or critical infrastructure, or other national security activities - our ultimate mission is to ensure an Australia that is prosperous, secure and united.

About the Opportunity

We want people from diverse backgrounds who can problem solve complex issues, think critically, have good judgement and decision making skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and who want to participate in a culture that values diversity, respect and inclusion.

At Home Affairs your career is not limited by your degree. You have been equipped with a wealth of transferable skills that can be utilised across all facets of the department.

Our graduate program offers professional development, excellent employment conditions, relocation assistance, support of various diversity networks, rewarding professional relationships, mentors and buddies as well as endless career opportunities.

Staff also have access to our Indigenous Staff Support Network which encourages networking on a national level to progress initiatives and strive for change, celebrate culture, promote learning and development and other career progression opportunities.

Eligibility Requirements

Our graduates are required to:

  • have completed a minimum of an Australian recognised undergraduate or postgraduate degree in the last five years. You can apply while you are still studying, as long as you will have completed your last day of study by the time the program starts
  • be an Australian citizen on or before 9 March 2021
  • obtain and maintain an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) clearance and departmental Employment Suitability Clearance (ESC)
  • relocate to Canberra

Next Steps

Applications close 9 April 2021

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Administration, Arts and Humanities, Business

  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen

  • Locations:


  • Salary


  • Program Duration

    12 Months

  • Closing Date:17th Mar 2021, 4:32 am


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