serve your country
Government, politics, army, navy, airforce, border security, quarantine, and police
Build a brighter future for all Australians
Those who choose to work for the government know that their work contributes to the wellbeing of all of us. Whether you choose to write policy, negotiate with foreign powers, guard our borders, or protect the community, you’ll be part of a strong tradition of service to others.
State Police, Federal Police, and the ADF (Australian Defence Force) are tasked with ensuring order and protection for people in Australia, and for helping in troubled spots around the world. You could work with elite crime-fighting units, serve on the front line in your community, or travel the world in the Army, Navy or Air Force.
Defend and protect in the Army, Navy, or Air Force
Work in politics and shape future policy
Serve the community and be a part of the future
Government and defence
Demand for roles in this industry isn’t growing as strongly as in some other industries, but growth is steady and the roles that do exist are secure, stable and long-term.
Currently, many sectors are seeking diverse candidates from a range of backgrounds, and while recruitment processes may be longer in this industry, the roles are often very rewarding.
Jobs in this industry
Skills and Attributes
You’ll need confidence, determination, and self-discipline to thrive in this industry. You may be required to work in challenging conditions and face uncomfortable situations, but the rewards can be great.