GradAccess pathway for people with disability into Australian Public Service Graduate Programs

Published: 6 October 2017

GradAccess 2018 – Australian Public Service (APS) graduate program

Introducing GradAccess – A recruitment pathway for people with disability into Australian Public Service (APS) graduate programs. The Australian Public Service Commission will be managing recruitment on behalf of the 2018 employing agencies.

As a graduate in the APS you will experience a wide variety of work to build on your strengths and to gain new capabilities. You will have the unique opportunity to contribute to the design, development, delivery, coordination or monitoring of a range of government policies and services.

For those graduates who are selected, the program will provide:

  • the foundation skills needed to thrive in the Australian Public Service (APS)
  • on the job and structured training designed to help establish and build a fulfilling career
  • networking opportunities to build personal and professional networks

Applications are currently open and will close on 8 October 2017. Australian citizens with disability who have graduated from university in the past five years are encouraged to begin familiarising themselves with the application process. Individuals planning to graduate in 2017 are also eligible to apply for the program. All positions offered for commencement in early 2018 will be located in Canberra at one of the employing agencies.

For more information on how to apply, go to the GradAccess Portal at Alternatively please call 02 6202 3966 or email


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