The public service supports the local and national community through the framing, development and implementation of government policy, and provision of essential public services.
A government career will give you the best of all possible worlds – challenging work and a stimulating directive, combined with a great salary, conditions and benefits.
Working in government can mean a job in anything from policy development to project management in public health, social research, arts administration, or national security.
Browse our government courses to see some of the ways to get started. And check out our career resources and advice pages to help you make the most of your career.
With a large number of public sector jobs set to get the chop, where will the jobs be in the ACT? The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS investigates the opportunities won and lost for the nation’s most highly educated workforce.read more
Politicians have notoriously low job security, so if anyone knows how to get fired and move on, it should be them, right? For better or worse, Marni takes a look at what we can learn from our esteemed leaders of the past.read more