skip to navigation skip to content skip to footer

APPLICATIONS

Applications for the next available intake of the Defence Graduate Program will open on 19 February 2018 and close on 3 April 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 10 - Friday 18 May 2018
Adelaide SA Thursday 10 May 2018
Perth WA Thursday 10 May 2018
Canberra ACT Friday 11, Monday 14 & Tuesday 15 May 2018
Sydney NSW Monday 14 - Wednesday 16 May 2018
Melbourne VIC Wednesday 16 - Friday 18 May 2018
Brisbane QLD Thursday 17 - Friday 18 May 2018

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, regrettably 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 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 2-6 May 2018.

Location State Date
Canberra ACT TBC - Tuesday 15 - Friday 18 May 2018
Sydney NSW TBC - Monday 21 - Friday 25 May 2018
Adelaide SA TBC - Wednesday 30 - Thursday 31 May 2018
Melbourne VIC TBC - Monday 4 - Friday 8 June 2018
Brisbane QLD TBC - Wednesday 13 - Friday 15 June 2018
Perth WA TBC - Tuesday 19 - Wednesday 20 2018

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, regrettably 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 11-15 June 2018.

Location State Date
ASD 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 18 - Friday 22 June 2018
AGO/DIO 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 25 - Friday 29 June 2018
ASD 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 2 - Friday 6 July 2018
AGO/DIO 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 9 - Friday 13 July 2018
ASD 2½ day Assessment Centres ACT Monday 16 - Friday 20 July 2018

Day 1 - Meet & Greet 5.30 - 7pm at The Vibe Hotel 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, regrettably you will not be eligible for any travel assistance.

OFFERS

Position offers to be made progressively during July - September 2018