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Department of Health

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

About Department of Health

  • Government & Public Service
  • Health

The Australian Department of Health works to deliver affordable, quality health and aged care system and better health, ageing and sport outcomes for all Australians.

Our vision is better health and wellbeing for all Australians, now and for future generations. 

We aim to achieve our vision through evidence-based policy, well-targeted programs and best practice regulation.

Our strategic priorities include:

  • better health and ageing outcomes for all Australians
  • an affordable, quality health and aged care system
  • better sports outcomes.

As an employer, we are committed to creating a flexible and adaptable workforce building the capability of our staff, improving our culture and leadership, and investing in career opportunities.

As a graduate in Health, you will contribute ideas and learn new skills in an environment which draws upon diversity and fosters innovation and high performance. Your work will affect the lives of real Australians.

You don’t have to be a health professional to consider a career with Health. Our diverse work means we need graduates in a range of areas including, but not limited to:

  • Public Policy
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Communications
  • Business
  • Human resources
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Data Science and analytics
  • Allied Health
  • Commerce
  • Management
  • Health Sciences
  • Accounting
  • Public Health
  • Science
  • Psychology
  • Project Management

Eligibility:

  • Australian Citizens
  • completed a degree or higher in the last 5 years (completed or recognised in Australia)
  • obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance, or hold a current security clearance of an appropriate level

Opportunities

Locations With Opportunities
  • Canberra
Hiring candidates with qualifications in
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
E
Engineering & Mathematics
H
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
I
IT & Computer Science
L
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
M
Medical & Health Sciences
P
Property & Built Environment
S
Sciences
T
Teaching & Education

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
My highlights of the program were the people I met throughout my rotation and within my graduate cohort. Through this, I formed a strong network of friends and colleagues (after arriving from Melbourne two years ago knowing very few people!).

Clare Sutterby

  • Graduate stories
My highlights of the program were the people I met throughout my rotation and within my graduate cohort. Through this, I formed a strong network of friends and colleagues (after arriving from Melbourne two years ago knowing very few people!).

Clare Sutterby

  • Graduate stories

Dylan Singh

  • Graduate stories

Dylan Singh

  • Graduate stories
My highlights of the program were the people I met throughout my rotation and within my graduate cohort. Through this, I formed a strong network of friends and colleagues (after arriving from Melbourne two years ago knowing very few people!).

Clare Sutterby

  • Graduate stories
My highlights of the program were the people I met throughout my rotation and within my graduate cohort. Through this, I formed a strong network of friends and colleagues (after arriving from Melbourne two years ago knowing very few people!).

Clare Sutterby

  • Graduate stories

Dylan Singh

  • Graduate stories

Dylan Singh


A Day In The Life Of


  • Day in the life

Michelle Ung

Michelle Ung studied a Bachelor of Arts and Science, majoring in International Communication and Human Biology and is now a Departmental Officer at the Department of Health.
  • Day in the life

Michelle Ung

Michelle Ung studied a Bachelor of Arts and Science, majoring in International Communication and Human Biology and is now a Departmental Officer at the Department of Health.
  • Day in the life

Josephine Tucker

Josephine Tucker studied Bachelor of Science, Major in Human Biology, Specialisation in Biomedical Science and Minor in Biological Anthropology and is now a Departmental Officer at the Department of Health.
  • Day in the life

Josephine Tucker

Josephine Tucker studied Bachelor of Science, Major in Human Biology, Specialisation in Biomedical Science and Minor in Biological Anthropology and is now a Departmental Officer at the Department of Health.
  • Day in the life

Michelle Ung

Michelle Ung studied a Bachelor of Arts and Science, majoring in International Communication and Human Biology and is now a Departmental Officer at the Department of Health.
  • Day in the life

Michelle Ung

Michelle Ung studied a Bachelor of Arts and Science, majoring in International Communication and Human Biology and is now a Departmental Officer at the Department of Health.
  • Day in the life

Josephine Tucker

Josephine Tucker studied Bachelor of Science, Major in Human Biology, Specialisation in Biomedical Science and Minor in Biological Anthropology and is now a Departmental Officer at the Department of Health.
  • Day in the life

Josephine Tucker

Josephine Tucker studied Bachelor of Science, Major in Human Biology, Specialisation in Biomedical Science and Minor in Biological Anthropology and is now a Departmental Officer at the Department of Health.