Aboriginal Employment Development Prorgam

NSW Aboriginal Employment and Development Program

Join Australia's largest and most diverse employer for a unique opportunity to gain wide experience and help shape the future of NSW.

A career in the NSW Government is for people who take pride in making a real difference and enjoy the opportunity of working in different environments.
If you want choice and opportunity in your career, want to get involved in shaping government programs and help to deliver better outcomes for the community then apply for the NSW Aboriginal Employment and Development Program.

The program includes:

  • 18 months’ experience working in a NSW government agency
  • The opportunity to work on a variety of projects
  • A personal mentor
  • Opportunities to develop professional networks
  • A formal qualification (Diploma of Leadership and Management, BSB51915, a nationally registered course delivered by TAFE NSW)
  • Competitive salary from day one
  • Ongoing employment on successful completion of the program
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About the Roles 

Find out about the structure of the program and the type of work successful applicants will do.
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Who should apply?

Information about eligibility and the kind of candidates we are looking for.
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Participating agencies

NSW public sector agencies and departments participating in the program.
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Tips for applying

Applicants will be assessed in a number of ways.
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More information about the program and application process.
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Key Dates

31 October:
Applications open

9 November:
Information session

20 November:
Applications close

Early December:
Assessment days

Early January 2017:
Offers of employment

Feb 2017:
Start your career in the NSW public sector