Which agencies and departments participate in the program

By applying for the Australian Indigenous Apprenticeships Program, you can apply at some departments and agencies across the Australian Public Service (APS).

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Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission protects and improves the safety, health, wellbeing and quality of life for people receiving aged care services.

Read more on the Aged Care and Safety Commission website.

Australian Communications and Media Authority and eSafety Commission

The eSafety Commissioner is Australia’s independent regulator for online safety.

Read more on the Australian Communications and Media Authority and eSafety Commission website.

Attorney-General’s Department

The Attorney-General’s Department delivers programs and policies to maintain and improve Australia’s law and justice framework.

Read more on the Attorney-General’s Department website.

Australian Financial Security Authority

The Australian Financial Security Authority manages the application of bankruptcy laws and the personal property securities register within Australia.

Read more on the Australian Financial Security Authority website.

Australian Government Solicitor (AGS)

AGS is the Australian Government’s central legal service and is an expert in areas of law of importance to the Commonwealth. They manage complex, systemic and precedential issues for the Commonwealth.

Read more on the Australian Government Solicitor website.

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

AIATSIS supports and facilitates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural resurgence.

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

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare provides accessible information to inform and support better policy, service delivery decision, leading to better health and wellbeing for all Australians.

Read more on the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare website.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority is responsible for ensuring that our financial system is stable, competitive and efficient.

Read more on the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority website.

Australian Public Service Commission

The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) is a non-corporate Commonwealth entity within the Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio that oversees the Australian Public Service (APS). Their purpose is to position the APS workforce for the future to ensure it meets the demands and expectations of the Australian Government and citizens.

Read more on the Australian Public Service Commission 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 Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW)

DCCEEW manages the Australian Government’s response to climate change and protects Australia’s natural environment and heritage sites.

Read more on the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water website.

Department of Defence (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 Education

The Department of Education delivers access to quality education and learning to Australians.

Read more on the Department of Education website.

Department of Employment and Workplace Relations

The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations provides access to quality skills, training and employment to enable Australians to find secure work in safe workplaces.

Read more on the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations 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 and Resources

The Department of Industry, Science 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 and Resources website.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts provides 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 the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C)

PM&C provides services and products to support the running of Australia’s Parliament.

Read more on the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet website.

Department of the Treasury (Treasury)

Treasury provides advice to the Government and analyses 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.

Fair Work Ombudsman

The Fair Work Ombudsman is responsible for promoting productive and compliant workplace relations in Australia.

Read more on the Fair Work Ombudsman website.

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority is Australia’s reef management agency, leading a global effort to preserve and protect the Great Barrier Reef.

Read more on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority website.

IP Australia

IP Australia administers intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation for patents, trade marks, design rights and plant breeder’s rights.

Read more on the IP Australia website.

National Archives of Australia

The National Archives of Australia is an Australian Government agency that serves as the national archives of the nation. The National Archives of Australia collects Australian Government records, preserves them, manages them and makes them public. They do this so everyone can access evidence of government decisions and actions, making them transparent and accountable. Read more on the National Archives of Australia website.

National Disability Insurance Agency

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is an independent statutory agency. that delivers the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). NDIS is a new way of supporting people with significant and permanent disability and their families and carers. Read more on the NDIA website.

National Health Funding Body

The National Health Funding Body supports the obligations and responsibilities of the Administrator through best practice administration of public hospital funding.

Read more on the National Health Funding Body website.

National Indigenous Australians Agency

The National Indigenous Australians Agencies (NIAA) was established by an Executive Order signed by the Governor-General on 29 May 2019 and they work to support the Minister for Indigenous Australians. NIAA’s vision is to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are heard, recognised and empowered, and they work closely with communities to make sure policies, programs and services address their unique needs.

Read more on the National Indigenous Australians Agency website.

National Library of Australia

The National Library collects and preserves documentary resources of national significance to Australia and Australians. These collections are made accessible through the library and through collaboration with other libraries and information providers.

Read more on the National Library of Australia website.

Parliamentary Workplace Support Service

The Parliamentary Workplace Support Service provides independent and confidential support to anyone who works or volunteers in a Commonwealth parliamentary workplace.

Read more on the Parliamentary Workplace Support Service website.

Reserve Bank of Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia provides banking services to the Australian Government and its agencies.

Read more on the Reserve Bank of Australia website.

Safe Work Australia

Safe Work Australia are responsible for helping to achieve healthier, safe and more productive workplaces. They help to make improvements to work health and safety and worker’s compensation arrangements.

Read more about Safe Work Australia website.

Services Australia

Our purpose is to support Australians by efficiently delivering high-quality, accessible services and payments on behalf of the government.

Read more about us.

Page last updated: 5 April 2024.
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