Expression of Interest: 2021 Graduate Program

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Graduate
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne
Reference: VG/EOIGRAD202
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: NA
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Recruitment services

Position Details

Express your interest in our 2021 Department of Justice and Community Safety Graduate Program

The department is giving graduates the opportunity to see first-hand the positive changes they will contribute to our community

  • 2021 Aboriginal Graduate Scheme
  • 2021 Professional Services Graduate Program
  • 2021 Community Correctional Services Program

To be informed of when applications open for these future applications, please fill in our expression of interest form by pressing APPLY below. We will keep you informed of further updates in these programs later in the year. 

Benefits the department's graduate programs:

  • A competitive starting salary, with the opportunity for promotion at the end of the graduate program.
  • Work in your graduate team on projects.
  • Build your connections through professional and social networking events and opportunities.
  • Engage in established networks, including the Victoria Pride Society, Aboriginal Employment Team, health and wellbeing and the Employee Assistance Program.
  • Participate in professional development programs including team building, project management and presentation skills.

To be eligible for these programs you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident of Australia or a New Zealand citizen
  • have recently completed (2018 to 2020 graduates) an undergraduate degree (bachelor or equivalent, or post-graduate studies). Degrees across any discipline are eligible to apply!
  • be available to commence full time employment in early 2021.

Please note, this is not an application form for the graduate program. To have your application considered, you must submit an application when advertising commences in 2020.

For any questions about the graduate program, please email our graduate recruitment team on

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, our goal is for our personnel to reflect the diverse community we serve. We employ people of any gender, age, religion, cultural background and sexual orientation, and seek to accommodate staff members with disabilities. We also have a firm commitment to growing the participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in our workforce.

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