Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
DFAT’s role is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians overseas.

About this Employer

DFAT has many strengths as a department – its greatest are its people. Talented people who are dedicated, work hard and are prepared to go the extra mile. 

DFAT officers a policy program and a management/corporate program. Graduates work in Canberra and then become eligible for apply for an overseas posting.

The opportunity 

Your career will advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally.

Our ideal candidate 

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Deanna Simpson is a policy officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and joined DFAT as a policy graduate in 2014. 

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