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Department of Veterans' Affairs

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2021 Graduate Development Program

Canberra, ACT
The Department of Veterans' Affairs Graduate Development Program is consistently rated as one of Australia's top graduate programs.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
$70,000 - $74,999

Application dates

Applications Open
31 Mar 2020
Applications Close
11 May 2020

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Accounting, Commerce & Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Leisure, Hospitality, Tourism & Retail
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
Communication & Media Studies
Fashion Design
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Journalism & Writing
Music & Performing Arts
Creative Arts (all other)
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
Anthropology & Geography
Development, Migration & Gender
Archaeology & History
International Studies
Languages, Literature & Linguistics
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Politics & Policy Studies
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
Liberal Arts
Psychology & Counselling
Audiology & Speech Pathology
Biomedical Science
Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Dentistry & Dental Science
Exercise & Sports Science
Health Administration
Medicine & Medical Science
Naturopathy, Acupuncture & Complementary Medicine
Nursing & Midwifery
Nutrition & Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Paramedic Science
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Public Health
Medical & Health Sciences (all other)
Medical Technology
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience
Justice & Law Enforcement
Legal Studies
Architecture & Interior Design
Building & Construction
Property, Land & Real Estate
Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning
Agricultural Science & Management
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Science
Food Science
Forensic Science
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)
Curriculum Studies
Early Childhood Education
General Education Studies
Primary Teaching
Secondary Teaching
Special Education
Tertiary Education
Vocational Education & Training

Step up. Take pride in being part of a department that supports those who serve or have served in the defence of our nation, and commemorates their service and sacrifice.

At the Department of Veterans' Affairs, our work makes a real and impactful difference in the lives of Australia's veterans and their families. Our clients are diverse, ranging from young children, through contemporary veterans of operations in places like Afghanistan, to war widows of First World War
Servicemen. We meet them during some of their most difficult times, and are there to support their wellbeing throughout their lives.

We are looking for people who are as committed to service excellence, innovation and continuous improvement as we are. You will also be challenged through the undertaking of three rotations across different parts of our business, participation in a one-week tour of one of our interstate offices, and opportunities for formal learning and development a major team project as part of the Australian Public Service Commission's whole-of-government graduate development program.

We offer great working conditions to assist you with a healthy work-life balance, a generous starting salary, the support of a former graduate 'buddy', and we pay for you to relocate to Canberra if you need to. We also offer a career in a dynamic organisation, transforming to meet the challenge of client-focused service delivery, with a whole range of options available for professional growth within the department and the broader APS.


Please note, applications have now been extended to 11th of May 2020. The application button will take you to the Department of Finance page, as the Department of Veteran Affairs is participating in the Australian Government Graduate Program - Generalist Stream