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.

Aboriginal Hostels Limited

Aboriginal Hostels Limited provide safe, comfortable, culturally appropriate and affordable short-term accommodation for Indigenous Australians.

Read more on the Aboriginal Hostels Limited 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 Passport 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.

Defence Housing Australia

Defence Housing Australia provides housing and related services to Australia’s defence personnel, and their families.

Read more on the Defence Housing Australia website.

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry works to enhance those industries. They create and maintain agricultural export opportunities and manage biosecurity risks to Australia.

Read more on the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 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 and Aged Care

The Department of Health and Aged Care 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 Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts provide policy advice and deliver programs, projects and services in the infrastructure, transport, communications and arts sectors. This work supports our regions, cities and territories.

Read more on the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts website.

Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS)

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

Read more on the Department of Parliamentary Services website.

Department of the Treasury (Treasury)

Treasury provide advice to the Government and analyse policy issues to support the effective management of the Australian economy.

Read more on the Department of the Treasury 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.

Services Australia

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

Page last updated: 15 July 2022