Work with us

Giving you a place at the centre of government to help shape important issues.

We aim to solve some of our country’s most pressing challenges, growing the economy and creating jobs for all Australians. 

Our advice and insight shapes policy in areas critical to Australia’s future. We’re looking for people with diverse skills, expertise, perspectives and lived experience to join us.

Corporate plan 2021–22  

Our Corporate plan 2021–22 explains who we are, what we do and where we are going.

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How our department is structured.

Conditions and benefits

Find our enterprise agreement and learn about pay, conditions and benefits at our department.

Why work with us

Our portfolio is diverse

We’re many policy areas, industries and careers rolled into one. Our breadth of work offers endless pathways to grow your career, skills and experience.

We’re flexible

We’re open and flexible, and think beyond the traditional office and 9 to 5. Our flexible work policies empower you to contribute meaningfully and achieve your career goals in a way that works for you.

We’re a safe space

We’re committed to creating an inclusive culture. We want you to feel safe, engaged and valued as you work alongside your colleagues to resolve issues that really matter. 

Learn more about working with us

Application process

Find out how to apply for a position with our department.

Careers for graduates

Help us in our vision to support economic growth and job creation for all Australians. Grow your skills and make a difference by joining our department.

Careers for people with disability

Giving you a place at the centre of government to help shape important issues.

Diversity and inclusion

Our department makes it easy for you to have a voice on issues that really matter to Australia. We need people with diverse skills, expertise, perspectives and lived experience to provide depth and reflect the commu...
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Our 2022 APS employee census results

The 2022 APS employee census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.
Safe space workplace

Careers for people with disability

We’re looking for people with disability to bring their skills and experience to our department. Applications closed 17 August 2022.
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Tips for applying to the Graduate Development Program

Demonstrate you meet the capabilities we’re looking for in the Graduate Development Program. Follow these top tips when preparing your application.