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2023 Westpac Group Graduate Program - Indigenous Pathway

Our Organisation

In 2019 Westpac was named Australia’s most sustainable bank by the Dow Jones Sustainability index. It was also our 18th year in a row as a global banking leader, achieving the 9th spot globally. This year, we were awarded first place by the Australian Network on Disability in the Access & Inclusion Top Performers 2021-22 list.

Westpac Group is now on its third Elevate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), its fifth RAP overall. Elevate RAP organisations have a strong strategic relationship with Reconciliation Australia and actively champion initiatives to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and create societal change

You can read more about Westpac Group’s Reconciliation Action Plan here.

Our Program

Our program is structured to help you identify your focus areas. We’ll provide tailored training sessions to build and strengthen your technical and soft skills to help accelerate your personal and professional career development. 

You can explore a broad range of career pathways in areas ranging from cybersecurity, project management, brand and marketing and technology. You will also have the opportunity to join our Indigenous Mentoring Program where you will be tailor matched to mentors across the business.

Our fully identified Indigenous Careers Team in partnership with the Grad Programs Team will be there to support you throughout your journey, from application through to program completion.

Program Eligibility

You identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, AND you are in your final year of study of a university degree OR completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree no more than 3 years ago.

We welcome applications from all degrees of study

IMPORTANT: When completing the application form, please ensure you EXPAND ALL SECTIONS to INCLUDE your EDUCATION details and UPLOAD your RESUME & ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT.

Your Grad Journey

You’ll start with us as a permanent employee commencing in February 2023.   Your program will vary based on the business area where you choose to work.  

You’ll complete a rotational program to help you learn about different parts of your business area. It’s packed full of different roles, teams and project experiences. 

As you near the end of your program, our team will provide you with a Career Transition Series to prepare you for the end of your Grad experience and assist you in putting your best foot forward when looking for post-program roles.  

Online Application

Your application will take approximately 10 minutes to complete and must be submitted online. You will need to upload a PDF or Word version of your resume AND a copy of your Academic Transcripts.

IMPORTANT: When completing the application form, please ensure you EXPAND ALL SECTIONS to INCLUDE your EDUCATION details and UPLOAD your RESUME & ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT.


Reconciliation at Westpac Group

Our vision for reconciliation is an Australia where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have equitable economic participation and financial wellbeing. We seek to achieve this by listening to, learning from, partnering with, and elevating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices.

At Westpac Group our aim is to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians succeed by valuing culture, helping Indigenous employees build meaningful careers, providing better banking experiences for our Indigenous customers, and backing Indigenous business. 

Westpac has been granted an S126 Exemption to sections eight (8) and fifty-one (51) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW); this allows us to advertise and recruit this role exclusively to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.  

Westpac Group acknowledges the Traditional Owners as the custodians of this land, recognising their connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to Australia's First Peoples, and to their Elders, past, present and future.



The Westpac Group has implemented an Entry to Workplace Policy that requires employees and others entering our workplaces to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by relevant dates set out in the policy (subject to applicable medical exemptions). 

Our employees are required to comply with the policy regardless of whether they are in customer-facing or non-customer-facing roles (as employees in non-customer-facing roles are required to attend the workplace under our Hybrid Working Strategy). 

Further, the Westpac Group is required to comply with State/Territory issued public health orders/directions which require relevant workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter workplaces.

By applying for this role, you acknowledge that you are aware of our Entry to Workplace Policy, and if you secure employment with us, you will be required to comply with the policy.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Actuary, Administration, Agriculture, Arts and

  • Work rights:

    Australian Citizen

  • Work from home:

    Hybrid remote

    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:

    Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide,


    Feb 2023 (approx)

  • Closing Date:12th Aug 2022, 6:45 am


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