Frequently Asked Questions
Below are the answers to some of the questions we are often asked about the ABS Graduate Program. We will continue to add to this list as needed so if you cannot find the answer to your question on any of our web pages please contact us. If we think the answer will benefit others we will add your question to the list.
AM I ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
WILL I BE A PERMANENT EMPLOYEE?
ARE THERE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN LOCATIONS OTHER THAN CANBERRA?
WHAT HAPPENS IF I HAVE TO MOVE TO ANOTHER STATE?
CAN I REAPPLY IF I HAVE APPLIED FOR THE GRADUATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM PREVIOUSLY?
CAN I DEFER THE START DATE FOR COMMENCEMENT ON THE GRADUATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM?
WILL HIGHER GRADES MEAN A HIGHER CHANCE OF BEING CONSIDERED FOR A POSITION AT THE ABS?
DOES THE ABS PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR FURTHER FORMAL STUDY BY GRADUATES?
HOW WILL YOU CONTACT ME THROUGHOUT THE SELECTION PROCESS?
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