ACT Government is a professional, diverse and progressive organisation. Our work directly serves the needs of the Canberra community. Working with us, you can make a difference in people’s lives every day. Join our 2025 ACT Government Graduate Program and we can support you to develop skills, knowledge and networks to build an exciting and rewarding career.
Applications for the ACT Government Graduate Program are now open. Applications close on Sunday 30 April at AEDT 11:59 pm.
A 10-month development program designed to support graduates to establish themselves and grow their career in the Service, including:
ACT Government can offer you diverse and rewarding career opportunities. So, where do YOU belong?
Career paths and opportunities through the ACT Government Graduate Program
We offer an unrivalled range of career paths across numerous Service areas.
In ACT Government our work is diverse and we need people with all types of qualifications and backgrounds. That’s why we are encouraging applications from people with a broad range of skills and experience. We recruit from a range of core skillsets and qualifications:
The ACT Government Employee Values and Signature Behaviours of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration and Innovation define who we are as an organisation and exemplify ways of working and the workplace culture that the ACT Government strives to nurture. They are the touchstones by which we should measure our own – and others’ – behaviour, and what we value for when recruiting people to the ACT Government.
You will be asked to select an area of interest that aligns with where you want to build your career.
To be eligible for the ACT Government Graduate Program, you must:
The ACT Government Graduate Program offers adjusted eligibility for people from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with a Disability. If you are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person or person with a Disability you must:
*Please note: that evidence of citizenship or permanent residency will be required by 30 September 2024 to be eligible for the ACT Government Graduate Program.
The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, neurodiverse people, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ+ are encouraged to apply.
For more information, please contact GraduateTalent@act.gov.au
The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.
Australian Permanent Resident