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Treasury Graduate Program

FAQs

When does the program start?

The 2018 Graduate Program will start in February 2018. Applications for the program will close at 11.30pm (AEST), Monday, 1 May 2017.

Do you have to be an Australian citizen to apply?

Successful applicants must be Australian citizens. If you are currently in the process of applying for citizenship, please contact the Graduate Program Team for further information.

Who can I contact if I have a question about the program?

Please refer to the details on the Contact page.

Where are your offices located?

For the program our graduates are based in our Canberra office located within the Parliamentary Triangle precinct, in the suburb of Parkes, Canberra.

How are rotation placements determined?

Placements are determined taking into account your preferences, skills, academic qualifications and the operational imperatives of the Department.

Do you have to be a recent university graduate to apply?

Yes, you must have completed your qualification within the past five years to be eligible to apply.

Do I need to have a double degree, honours or postgraduate qualification to apply?

While graduates who have obtained a double degree, honours or postgraduate qualifications are encouraged to apply, this is not a requirement; a number of our current graduates hold a single degree.

Do I need a high distinction/distinction average to apply?

You will need a credit average, or higher, to ensure that you are competitive in the selection process.

Is Treasury only interested in employing economics graduates?

Treasury employs graduates from a broad range of disciplines. Our 2017 intake included a number of law, commerce and arts graduates as well as economics graduates.

What security requirements have to be met?

All Treasury employees are required to obtain and maintain a security clearance prior to commencement.

Will Treasury help with the cost of my relocation to Canberra?

Treasury provides a relocation allowance to graduates who are required to relocate from interstate to Canberra. It is important to note that the financial assistance is not designed to meet the entire cost of relocating.

Can I undertake further study while working at Treasury?

From 12 months into the program you are eligible to apply for Study Assistance for part-time study.