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The South Australian Government is committed to increasing opportunities for higher education graduates.

You can work in a supportive environment, develop new skills and have the potential to create a career in the public sector.

Public Sector Graduate Program

Our public sector graduate program is one of the key drivers in creating a flexible and diverse public sector workforce.

Graduate positions are available in a variety of disciplines, offering great diversity and career opportunities.

Graduates will:

  • receive on the job training in a supportive environment
  • undertake a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice, or similar
  • build valuable professional networks
  • access our mentor program
  • be supported by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment, ensuring their participation in the program is a success.

For more program and eligibility information, visit the Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment website and to view current vacancies, visit the Maxima website.

South Australian Government Graduate Register

To join the register, you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or eligible to work in Australia
  • have completed a university degree within the last four years or be within one year of successfully completing a degree.

Note: If you obtained your qualifications overseas, you’ll need to have them assessed against Australian standards to be eligible.

Read more about getting your qualifications assessed from the website.

Once registered, your details will be available to all South Australian Government agencies for three years. All agencies have access to the register and may consider your registration when a role arises in your area of expertise.

You will also find vacancies advertised on the register throughout the year.

For more information and assistance about the register call 1800 506 266, email, or visit the South Australian Government Graduate Register.