Graduate Development Program

Applications for the 2017 Graduate Development Program will open 29 February 2016 and close 4 April 2016. Please keep an eye on this website and our Facebook page for updated information from February 2016.

Are you looking to Choose an Adventure in the Australian Public Service which guarantees career progression?

Are you motivated and looking for a challenge? Do you want to make a REAL difference to Australia's future?

If you answered yes, and you have a university degree, the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development wants you as part of its Graduate Development Program.


To be eligible for the Graduate Development Program, you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen;
  • Have completed a minimum of a three year undergraduate degree by January 2016;
  • Have completed your degree within the last 5 years;
  • Have achieved a minimum of a credit average;
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance; and
  • Be prepared to relocate to Canberra.

Please note there are two Graduate recruitment streams:

How to Apply

Applications for the 2016 Graduate Development Program have now closed. Our website will be updated shortly with information on the 2017 Program.

top graduate employers 2015 logo The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development was recently voted the number one Government Employer and ranked 5th overall in the Top 75 Graduate Employers of Australia in a survey conducted by the Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) and voted for by the 2014 Graduates.

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