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APPLICATIONS

Applications for the next available intake of the Defence Graduate Program will open in February 2018.

Careers Fair Schedule

The Department of Defence careers fair schedule will be published in February 2018.


SCREENING

Screening - Intelligence streams only

Location State Date
Screening Sessions held in Capital Cities (one day only required) - Thursday 11 – Friday 19 May 2017
Adelaide SA Thursday 11 May 2017
Perth WA Thursday 11 May 2017
Canberra ACT Friday 12, Monday 15 & Tuesday 16 May 2017
Sydney NSW Monday 15- Wednesday 17 May 2017
Melbourne VIC Wednesday 17- Friday 19 May 2017
Brisbane QLD Thursday 18 - Friday 19 May 2017

Travel assistance may be provided if you reside in a regional area further than 150km from the venue.

Please note: if you are currently living overseas, unfortunately you will not be eligible for any travel assistance.

ASSESSMENT CENTRES

Assessment Centres for recruitment of graduates to the following streams will be held on the dates listed below. Invitations to assessment Centres will be released progressively.

Assessment Centres for Naval Civilian Engineers (CEDP) will be held in ACT only. Assessment Centres for the Research & Innovation are yet to be confirmed.

Assessment Centres for Research and Innovation will be held in SA only.

Streams

  • Defence Policy
  • Engineering (Defence Capability)
  • Estate & Infrastructure
  • Finance
  • Generalist
  • Human Resources
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Logistics
  • Naval Civilian Engineer Development Program (ACT Only)
  • Procurement and Contracting
  • Research & Innovation (SA Only)

ASSESSMENT CENTRE LOCATIONS

ASSESSMENT CENTRES WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE WEEKS OUTLINED BELOW IN EACH STATE, EXACT DATES WILL BE CONFIRMED AFTER APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED.

If you are invited to attend an Assessment Centre, you will be requested to undertake an online written task in the week 1-5 May 2017.

Location State Date
Canberra ACT TBC – Tuesday 9 – Friday 12 May 2017
Brisbane QLD TBC – Tuesday 16 – Thursday 18 May 2017
Melbourne VIC TBC – Monday 22 - Friday 26 May 2017
Adelaide SA TBC – Tuesday 30 – Wednesday 31 May 2017
Sydney NSW TBC – Monday 5 – Friday 9 June 2017
Perth WA TBC – Wednesday 14 - Thursday 15 June 2017

Travel assistance may be provided if you reside in a regional area further than 150km from the venue.

Please note: if you are currently living overseas, unfortunately you will not be eligible for travel assistance.

ASSESSMENT CENTRES - INTELLIGENCE STREAMS

  • Assessment Centres for the Intelligence streams comprising DIO, AGO and ASD will be conducted in the ACT only.

Assessment Centre Locations

If you are invited to attend an Assessment Centre, you will be requested to undertake an online written task in the week 12-16 June 2017.

Location State Date
ASD 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 19 – Friday 23 June 2017
AGO/DIO 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 3 – Friday 7 July 2017
ASD 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 3 – Friday 7 July 2017
AGO/DIO 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 10 – Friday 14 July 2017
ASD 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 17 – Friday 21 July 2017

Day 1 – Meet & Greet 5.30 - 7pm at Mercure Canberra

Day 2 – Assessment Centre (all day)

Day 3 – Psychological Assessment (if required)


For interstate candidates, accommodation will be provided for two nights at The Vibe Hotel, Canberra Airport. Domestic flights or travel assistance will be provided if you reside in a regional area and/or further than 150km out of Canberra.

Please note: if you are currently living overseas, unfortunately you will not be eligible for travel assistance.

OFFERS

Position offers to be made progressively during July - September 2017