Which agencies and departments participate in the Indigenous Apprenticeships Program

You can apply for an apprenticeship at a number of different departments and agencies across the Australian Public Service (APS).

The program offers a range of roles across a number of APS departments and agencies.

We’ll consider your application for all participating departments and agencies and take your preferences into account. We may offer you a job in more than one department or agency. Then you can choose which offer best suits you.

More departments agencies may come on board in the coming months. Bookmark this page and check for updates.

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)

AIATSIS is a research, collections and publishing organisation. They affirm and raise awareness of the richness and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories.

Read more on the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies website.

Australian Passport Office

The Australian Passport Office is responsible for issuing passports to Australian citizens in Australia and overseas

Read more on the Australian Passports Office website.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

ASIC is Australia’s corporate, markets and finance services regulator. They protect Australian consumers.

Read more on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission website.

Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Austrade is Australia’s lead agency for international trade promotion and investment attraction.

Read more on the Australian Trade and Investment Commission website.

Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)

CASA regulates Australian aviation safety. They license pilots, register aircraft and oversee safety.

Read more on the Civil Aviation Safety Authority website.

Comcare

Comcare works with employees and employers to manage risk in the workplace, improve recovery and return to work. They also promote the health benefits of work through good work design.

Read more on the Comcare website.

Defence Housing Australia (DHA)

DHA provides quality housing and related services for Defence Force Personnel and their families.

Read more on the Defence Housing Australia website.

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is responsible for a range of policies and programs. They work to protect Australia’s agriculture, environment, water and heritage.

Read more on the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment website.

Department of Defence

Defence defends Australia and its national interests. They support the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force personnel to do their job.

Read more on the Department of Defence website.

Department of Finance (Finance)

Finance plays an important role in assisting government across a range of policy areas to ensure they meet outcomes.

Read more on the Department of Finance website.

Department of Health

The Department of Health develops, implements and oversees policy and programs in the areas of health, aged care and sport.

Read more on the Department of Health website.

Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs)

Home Affairs responds to terrorism, cyber threats and organised crime. They manage migration and humanitarian programs, facilitate trade and travel, and manage responses to natural disasters.

Read more on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources drives growth and job creation for a more prosperous Australia. They facilitate economic transformation and boost business competitiveness.

Read more on the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources website.

Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS)

DPS provides services and products to support the running of Australia’s Parliament. DPS is 1 of 4 departments supporting Parliament.

Read more on the Department of Parliamentary Services website.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C)

PM&C’s role is to provide advice regarding issues so that government can implement their policies successfully.

Read more on the Prime Minister and Cabinet website.

Department of Social Services (DSS)

DSS aims to support and improve the lives and wellbeing of individuals and families in Australia.

Read more on the Department of Social Services website.

Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)

DVA develops and implements programs that help the veteran and defence force communities. DVA also provides administrative support and staff for the Repatriation Commission and the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission.

Read more on the Department of Veterans' Affairs website.

National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)

NDIA is responsible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The NDIS supports Australians with a disability and their families and carers.

Read more on the National Disability Insurance Agency website.

National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA)

The NIAA implements government policies and programs to improve the lives of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Read more on the National Indigenous Australians Agency website.

Services Australia

We deliver payments and services on behalf of Centrelink, Child Support and Medicare.

Read more about us.

Page last updated: 12 October 2020