​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Applications for the 2020 Graduate Development Program open 14 March 2019

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources develops and implements policies and programs to ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable, and supports the sustainable and productive management and use of rivers and water resources.

We have staff working across Australia and around the world in offices, airports, mail centres, shipping ports, laboratories and abattoirs. We are located in regional centres, rural communities and capital cities.

As a graduate within the department you will be working with the best in the agricultural business. From the Chief Plant Protection Officer and the Chief Veterinary Officer, to scientists and policy developers, to our front line staff protecting our country’s biosecurity at the airports and ports.

We are looking for creative minds and future leaders to help shape our story. Our graduates are responsive, collaborative and compassionate individuals looking to make a real difference.

Each year we employ graduates from a broad range of disciplines including science, economics, finance, ICT, program and policy implementation.

We value diversity in our workforce, recognising that people from different backgrounds and cultures all combine to make the department what it is and able to meet our stakeholder’s needs.

In addition to the exciting graduate streams below the department will be offering a Veterinary Science stream and Legal stream in 2019.

In 2020, help us make a difference and become part of our story.

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