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Attorney-General's Department 

Type of Organisation

Australian Government Department


Employer Profile

The Attorney-General's Department delivers programs and policies to maintain and improve Australia's law and justice framework, and to facilitate jobs growth through policies that promote fair, productive, flexible and safe workplaces. Through the Australian Government Solicitor, we also provide legal services to the Commonwealth, including legal advice and representation. We are the central policy and coordinating element of the Attorney-General’s Portfolio. We are structured into five groups:

  • Australian Government Solicitor

  • Enabling Services

  • Integrity and International

  • Industrial Relations

  • Legal Services and Families


Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 

Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne - See our website.

Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens Only


Roles available for Graduates

Policy and Program, Legal Practice, Industrial Relations, Economics and Econometrics

Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

Any Degrees


Employer Website

What do recent graduates say are the best things about working with us?

"Fantastic work culture and a supportive graduate cohort. The work of the department is diverse and feels valuable to helping everyday people lead better lives."

"My employer is supportive and encouraging. Graduates get the opportunity to be meaningfully involved in work and make a contribution to the organisation. We work on complex, interesting matters of national importance, and that gives me a strong sense of purpose when coming to work. I have loved this year, and think that my employer is an outstanding place to start my career."

"The Attorney-General's Department has a fantastic culture - the department has thriving diversity networks, effective leadership and excellent work-life balance. The department also has fantastic projects within its portfolio, which ensures there is interesting and engaging work to be done. I also appreciate the culture of career progression and improvement - supervisors and colleagues are highly supportive of interest in career progression, skill development and movement across the department."

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