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Department of Veterans' Affairs

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    Type of Organisation

    Australian Federal Government Department


    Employer Profile

    At the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, our work makes a real and impactful difference in the lives of Australia’s veterans and their families. Our clients are diverse, ranging from young children, through contemporary veterans of operations in places like Afghanistan, to war widows of First World War Servicemen. We meet them during some of their most difficult times, and are there to support their wellbeing throughout their lives.


    Each year, we select a small number of graduates and take a genuine interest in their development and success. In our program, you will be highly visible, work alongside and learn from decision makers. You will be challenged, and have the opportunity to immerse yourself across different parts of our business through three rotations. 


    Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 

    Canberra, some vacancies in our state offices are on a case-by-case basis


    Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

    Australian Citizens Only


    Roles available for Graduates

    Varied - Policy Officers, Legal Officers, Lawyers, Human Resources Advisors, Program Managers, Project Managers, Grants Officers, Allied Health Professionals


    Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

    All Disciplines


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

    "Working in this Department provides the opportunity to engage in meaningful, interesting and diverse work. There is a great culture and fellow employees are very approachable."

    "The amount of professional development support, opportunities, and trust given to work on (and sometimes lead) projects and other work that will have a marked impact on the future of the business."

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