If you are looking to find a job in the public sector, there are many ways to find work that is relevant for your skills and training.

The Australian Public Service

The Australian Public Service Commission has developed a toolkit for veterans looking for work in the public service.

It contains information on the types of jobs the APS, and how to be successful in your job application.

Find work through the APSjobs website.

Find public sector jobs in your state

The ACT Government

The ACT Government aims to make the ACT Public Service a leader in the recruitment and retention of veterans.

Visit the Veterans' Employment - ACTPS Employment Portal for more information.

NSW Government

The NSW Veterans Employment Program helps veterans find suitable and meaningful employment in the NSW Government.

The NSW Government offers a variety of careers which allow veterans to use their unique military experience and skills.

Find jobs in the NSW Government.

Queensland Government

The Queensland Government's Veterans' employment pathway aims to:

  • promote the sector as an employer of choice
  • showcase the skills and capabilities of former ADF members to hiring managers and human resource (HR) practitioners
  • increase the participation of former ADF members in the sector
  • support transition to employment within the sector.

More on the Queensland Government's Veterans' employment pathway.

South Australian Government

The South Australian Government provides transition support and information for former ADF members wishing to find work in the public sector.

Explore 'I Work for SA'

Government of Victoria

The Government of Victoria has information on applying for jobs in the Victorian public sector.

Find jobs in the Victorian government.

Government of Western Australia

The Government of Western Australia has developed the Transition Employment Portal as the first of its kind in Australia, providing a direct link between employers and job-seeking veterans. For more information visit: the Transition Employment Portal.

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