The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) is now accepting applications for its 2019 Graduate Program.

The ANAO Graduate Program is a one-year program where you'll learn how analyse and report on the finances and performance of federal government agencies or how to support these functions.

Working across a range of agencies and entities, you'll develop a real understanding of what goes on behind the scenes in government.

We'll help you reach your potential by providing you with a customised learning and development program that blends internal, external, online, technical and soft skills training.

You'll also have the opportunity to work in different areas of the ANAO, giving you the full picture of our organisation.

You'll contribute to meaningful work from day one and get the opportunity to make your mark in a small, dedicated organisation.

Explore the benefits

  • starting salary from $60,966
  • extensive learning and development opportunities
  • a variety of work and roles
  • excellent career progression opportunities
  • flexible working arrangements
  • work/life balance
  • permanent employment on successful completion of the program
  • advancement on successful completion of the program
  • access to study assistance on successful completion of the program.


To be eligible for our graduate program, you must:

  • have completed a qualification equivalent to a three-year Australian undergraduate degree in the last seven years, or complete the degree in 2018
  • be a current Australian citizen
  • be prepared to undertake an appropriate security clearance
  • be willing to relocate to Canberra (we can provide allowances to assist with relocating).

The ANAO is seeking graduates from diverse academic backgrounds, like Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Data Science, Arts, Management, Law, Social Sciences, Economics, Public Administration, Commerce, Communication and more.


Visit our website to see the full position description and submit your application.

Applications are open between 8:00am Monday 5 February 2018 and 11:30pm Sunday 1 April 2018.


Contact the ANAO's Graduate Manager by emailing