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Applications open on Tuesday 9 March 2021 for the:

  • Australian Public Service Data Graduate Stream on behalf of a number of APS agencies
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics ICT Graduate Stream

Information for applicants - our recruitment process

Our recruitment process will have a number of stages, including a face to face interview to assess your suitability for a graduate role. If applying in the Data Graduate Stream, and found suitable at interview stage you will be asked for your preferences in agency placement and location.


All suitable candidates will be advised by email and any offer will be made verbally.


Complete your application online. We’ll ask you to provide your personal details, resume, answer ten multiple choice and one technical question and upload a copy of your most recent academic transcript.


2022 Graduate Development Program key dates

Applications open9 March 2021
Applications close11 April 2021
Initial assessments and video interviewsApril to May 2021
Live video or face-to-face interviewsJune to July 2021
Applicants advised of outcomeLate July to August 2021
Graduate Development Program startsFebruary 2022

For the latest news, and to register your interest for the 2022 Data Graduate Stream, go here

More information about the program

For more information on the ABS Graduate Recruitment Program you can email us at recruitment@abs.gov.au or phone: 1800 249 583.

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