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Australian Bureau Of Statistics (ABS)

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  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2022 Australian Government Data Graduate Recruitment

Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin, Geelong, Newcastle & Townsville.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), is recruiting for over 150 data graduate roles for over 20 Australian Public Service (APS) agencies.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
150-170
Minimum Salary
AUD 60,000
Maximum Salary
AUD 75,000
Start Date
3 Feb 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
9 Mar 2021
Applications Close
11 Apr 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
C
Communication
Media Studies
Creative Arts (all other)
Fashion Design
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Creative Writing
Journalism
Music
Performing Arts
Photography
F
Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing
E
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Aircraft Operation & Aviation
Automotive & Transport Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering
Fire & Safety Engineering
Geomatic Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics & Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Renewable Energy Engineering
Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering
Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
H
Anthropology
Geography
Classics
Criminology
Gender Studies
Indigenous Studies
International Development
Peace & Conflict
Refugees & Forced Migration
Archaeology
History
International Studies
Linguistics
Literature
Modern Languages
Translating & Interpreting
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Philosophy
Policy Studies
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
Liberal Arts
I
Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Computer Graphics & Animation
Computer Science (all other)
Computer Systems and Networks
Cyber Security
Data Science
Design & User Experience
Programming & Software Engineering
Video Game Development
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies
M
Audiology
Speech Pathology
Biomedical Science
Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Dentistry & Dental Science
Exercise & Sports Science
Health Administration
Addiction Medicine
Anaesthesia
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
General Practice
Intensive Care Medicine
Medical Administration
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Ophthalmology
Paediatrics & Child Health
Pain Medicine
Palliative Medicine
Pathology
Physician
Psychiatry
Public Health Medicine
Radiation Oncology
Radiology
Rehabilitation Medicine
Sexual Health Medicine
Sport & Exercise Medicine
Surgery
Naturopathy, Acupuncture & Complementary Medicine
Aged Care Nursing
Community Nursing
Critical Care Nursing
Family & Child Health Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
Midwifery
Nursing & Midwifery (all other)
Nutrition & Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Paramedic Science
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Massage Therapy
Physiotherapy
Rehabilitation Therapies
Podiatry
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Health Promotion
Human Movement
Indigenous Health
Occupational Health & Safety
Public Health (all other)
Radiography
Medical & Health Sciences (all other)
Medical Technology
Counselling
Psychology
P
Architecture
Interior Design
Landscape Architecture
Construction Management
Property, Land & Real Estate
Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning
T
Bricklaying & Stonemasonry
Building
Carpentry
Electrical
Flooring, Plastering & Tiling
Glass & Glazing
Heating, Ventilation & Cooling
Plumbing & Gasfitting
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Studies
Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)
Veterinary Science
T
Curriculum Studies
Early Childhood Education
General Education Studies
Primary Teaching
Secondary Teaching
Special Education
Tertiary Education
TESOL
Vocational Education & Training

As an Australian Government Data Graduate you will have the opportunity to support evidence-based, informed decision making, and work across all aspects of government such as policy development, research, program management and service delivery.

Data graduate roles cover the full data lifecycle including survey and questionnaire development, research, data acquisition, data engineering and data analysis, as well as more specialised streams such as data science, methodology, geospatial analysis and data management.

There are various data roles such as data acquisition officers, methodologists, data engineering, researchers, geospatial analysts, data consultants. Two of the most in demand roles are:

Data Analysts lead the design, analysis and delivery of relevant, trusted and objective statistics and data-related insights. They assist in designing and testing data collection instruments such as questionnaires and forms to ensure the data specification and solutions are fit for purpose. They analyse data to discover relationships between data items and draw findings, using their judgement and real world insights. They tell the story behind the data in an engaging and meaningful way.

Data Scientists are responsible for discovering, experimenting with, wrangling data and leading the use of new data sources, methods and products to meet the changing information needs of customers across governments, business and the community. Data Scientists play an important role in building their organisation's capacity to take advantage of opportunities, such as advances in technology, big data, and use of administrative information for statistical purposes.

As a 2022 Data Graduate, you have the opportunity be part of the Data Graduate Network as well as become a member of the APS Data Professional stream. You will have access to events, forums and webinars with industry experts that will help build skills and advance your career.

We are looking for highly motivated graduates from a wide array of disciplines and life experiences, who want to play a part in shaping Australia's future and informing the decision making process.

There are no requirements for any particular degrees or disciplines though people who have undertaken data subjects are more likely to be successful. The types of backgrounds of our graduates are from include analytics, actuarial studies, business, commerce, computer science, data management, data science or mining, demography, economics, econometrics, engineering, finance, mathematics or mathematical modelling, machine learning, psychology, risk and intelligence analysis, social sciences and statistics.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
There are definitely a lot of ways you could contribute to the ABS, so don’t let a narrow view of what we do hold you back.

Lucinda Fretwell

  • Graduate stories
There are definitely a lot of ways you could contribute to the ABS, so don’t let a narrow view of what we do hold you back.

Lucinda Fretwell

  • Graduate stories
It’s been an invaluable experience to delve into the production side of the information that drives key decisions in our country and to receive positive feedback from stakeholders regarding the high quality of our work.

Hamish Morton

  • Graduate stories
It’s been an invaluable experience to delve into the production side of the information that drives key decisions in our country and to receive positive feedback from stakeholders regarding the high quality of our work.

Hamish Morton

  • Graduate stories
There are definitely a lot of ways you could contribute to the ABS, so don’t let a narrow view of what we do hold you back.

Lucinda Fretwell

  • Graduate stories
There are definitely a lot of ways you could contribute to the ABS, so don’t let a narrow view of what we do hold you back.

Lucinda Fretwell

  • Graduate stories
It’s been an invaluable experience to delve into the production side of the information that drives key decisions in our country and to receive positive feedback from stakeholders regarding the high quality of our work.

Hamish Morton

  • Graduate stories
It’s been an invaluable experience to delve into the production side of the information that drives key decisions in our country and to receive positive feedback from stakeholders regarding the high quality of our work.

Hamish Morton


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