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Are you ready to join Queensland's largest and most diverse employer? Queensland Government graduates are part of something bigger—delivering services that make a real difference to the people and communities of Queensland.

Queensland Government agencies recruit from the graduate talent pool throughout the year. Once you’ve registered you will be considered for all of our graduate programs, with the exception of the nursing and midwifery programs.

The following programs are recruiting in 2020:


About the program

Policy Futures

Policy Futures is a two year program that offers graduates the opportunity to apply their knowledge and experience with expert teams to develop policies for the Queensland Government. Run out of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, the program involves placements in departments across government. Opening in April.

Greater Graduate Program

The Greater Graduate Program provides graduates with an opportunity to work in one of four Queensland Government departments including Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Department of Environment and Sciences, Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, Department of Innovation and Tourism and Industry Development. Graduates experience a structured leadership development program and draw on a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines and experiences.

Department of Transport and Main Roads Graduate Program

The Department of Transport and Main Roads offers graduates a two year program with a minimum of two rotations across Queensland in a range of professional and technical disciplines including accounting, contract management, human resources, data science and analytics and engineering. Opening in March.

IT Graduate Program

The IT Graduate Program is a two-year leadership program that aims to develop a workforce geared for a digital future. Run out of the Queensland Government Chief Information Office the program responds to the unique needs across government, placing graduates in a range of technical and non-technical roles. Opening in July.

Queensland Audit Office Graduate Program

The Queensland Audit Office (QAO) graduate program gives graduates hands-on experience in the challenging and unique world of public sector auditing and engagement including how the state government and the public sector operates. Opening in March.

Queensland Treasury Graduate Program

Queensland Treasury’s GRADStart graduate program is a tailored 12 month program consisting of on-the-job learning and development, formal training programs, comprehensive supervisors and mentor support, and internal and external networking opportunities.



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