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The Treasury

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Type of Organisation
Australian Government department

Employer Profile

Treasury is the Government’s lead economic adviser. We provide advice to the

Government and implement policies and programs to achieve strong and sustainable

economic and fiscal outcomes for Australians. We anticipate and analyse policy issues

with a whole-of-economy perspective, understand government and stakeholder

circumstances, and respond rapidly to changing events and directions.    


As a Treasury graduate, you’ll gain exposure working in several areas of the department.

You’ll get to work on policies that help shape the future and make a difference for all


Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 

Our graduate program runs over 2 years with most graduates based in our Canberra office.

Graduates may also be placed in our Sydney and Melbourne offices.    


Applications for our 2025 Graduate Development Program are open now until

15 April 2024, for commencement in February 2025.


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Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens Only


Roles available for Graduates

As a Treasury graduate you will work on policies that impact the department and the Australian economic landscape.    You will also get to work with and learn from experts.  


Graduate rotations will be in areas such as:    

  • fiscal, tax and social policy  

  • law, legislation and regulatory policy  

  • market conduct and consumer data policy  

  • macroeconomic modelling and data analysis  

  • foreign investment  

  • financial services  

  • small business  

  • domestic and international economic conditions  

  • housing  

  • climate and energy.    


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Degree subjects required for Graduates wishing to apply

We are looking for a variety of disciplines, these include law, economics/econometrics, public policy, political science, data and statistics, mathematics, business and commerce, and finance.    


For our 2025 Graduate Development Program our education requirements include:  

  • have completed or will complete, an Australian-recognised undergraduate qualification  (bachelor degree or higher by 31 December 2024)  

  • hold a bachelor degree at a minimum, most recent eligible qualification must be no more than 5 years old, (for example, you have or will complete between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2024), and

  • performed well over the course of your studies to ensure that you are competitive in the selection process


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