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Australian Government Graduate Program (AGGP)

  • > 100,000 employees

2022 Indigenous Graduate Pathway

Australia
Through the Indigenous Graduate Pathway, graduate positions are available across many Australian Government and Commonwealth agencies.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Salary
Various – Starting salary ranges between $56, 923 to $80,000
Start Date
Ongoing

Application dates

Applications Open
1 Feb 2021
Applications Close
23 Apr 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
C
Communication
Media Studies
Fashion Design
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Creative Writing
Journalism
Music
Performing Arts
Photography
Creative Arts (all other)
F
Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing
E
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Aircraft Operation & 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)
H
Anthropology
Geography
Classics
Criminology
Gender Studies
Indigenous Studies
International Development
Peace & Conflict
Refugees & Forced Migration
Archaeology
History
International Studies
Modern Languages
Literature
Linguistics
Translating & Interpreting
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Philosophy
Policy Studies
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
Liberal Arts
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
Design & User Experience
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies
M
Audiology
Speech Pathology
Biomedical Science
Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Dentistry & Dental Science
Exercise & Sports Science
Health Administration
Addiction Medicine
Anaesthesia
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
General Practice
Intensive Care Medicine
Medical Administration
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Ophthalmology
Paediatrics & Child Health
Pain Medicine
Palliative Medicine
Pathology
Physician
Psychiatry
Public Health Medicine
Radiation Oncology
Radiology
Rehabilitation Medicine
Sexual Health Medicine
Sport & Exercise Medicine
Surgery
Naturopathy, Acupuncture & Complementary Medicine
Nursing & Midwifery
Nutrition & Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Paramedic Science
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Massage Therapy
Physiotherapy
Rehabilitation Therapies
Podiatry
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Human Movement
Indigenous Health
Occupational Health & Safety
Public Health (all other)
Radiography
Medical & Health Sciences (all other)
Medical Technology
Counselling
Psychology
P
Architecture
Interior Design
Landscape Architecture
Construction Management
Property, Land & Real Estate
Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning
T
Building
Carpentry
Heating, Ventilation & Cooling
Flooring, Plastering & Tiling
Plumbing & Gasfitting
Bricklaying & Stonemasonry
Electrical
Glass & Glazing
S
Agricultural Science & Management
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Science
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Veterinary Science
Sciences (all other)
T
Curriculum Studies
Early Childhood Education
General Education Studies
Primary Teaching
Secondary Teaching
Special Education
Tertiary Education
TESOL
Vocational Education & Training

The Opportunity

Through the Indigenous Graduate Pathway, graduate positions are available across many Australian Government and Commonwealth agencies.

As a graduate employee, you will get hands-on experience along with formal development opportunities tailored to build your personal and professional skills. We are passionate about supporting to you reach your potential and will work with you to achieve your career aspirations. Graduates undertake a structured program over 12 to 24 months, and while the large majority of positions are located in Canberra, there are also a number of positions available in State capitals and regional centres. Should you accept an interstate offer of employment, Agencies may also provide assistance to help you move.

Who you will be employed by

At the end of your recruitment journey, successful candidates will commence with their employing agency. You will get plenty of opportunities throughout the recruitment process to meet with agencies and find out more about what they can offer. You can find an updated list of our employing agencies on the Indigenous Careers Portal.

When you start, you will be part of a number of important networks - not only through the Indigenous Graduate Pathway but your agency's Graduate Program and beyond.

Our ideal candidate

We are seeking graduates from ALL degrees and disciplines who are motivated to further their careers while contributing to the Australian community. We want your deadly ideas, fresh thinking, energy and perspectives.

For all roles, you will need to have demonstrated capabilities in the following areas:

  • working with others
  • conceptual and analytical thinking
  • aspiration and engagement
  • communication, both written and verbal

Eligibility

To be eligible for a position under the Indigenous Graduate Pathway, the following eligibility requirements need to be met.

Candidates must be:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander: As per subsection 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975, these positions are restricted to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Confirmation of Heritage information is listed later in this document.
  • A university graduate: You must have completed, at minimum, a three-year undergraduate degree at AQF level 7 or above between January 2017 and January 2022. Certificates, diplomas or any other non-tertiary courses of study are not eligible.
  • An Australian Citizen: You must be an Australian Citizen. Current Permanent Residents who will be an Australian Citizen at the time of the commencing graduate program in early 2022 are eligible to apply.

You will be required to provide documented evidence in your application to show you meet each of these criteria.