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Join our award-winning 2-year graduate program and discover where a career in public policy could take you.

As a Policy Futures graduate, you'll get to explore a wide range of opportunities to find your purpose, unleash your potential and create a better Queensland.

You'll rotate across Queensland Government, gaining exposure to diverse and complex policy environments where you will be free to explore your interests and learn from experts in the field.

Your work can impact how health, education, transport, infrastructure, police and emergency services impact and benefit Queenslanders.

About our program

Why Policy Futures

  • Great employee benefits – competitive pay, superannuation and flexibility are just the beginning.
  • Unique and diverse career opportunities – explore your interests. Follow your passion. The career possibilities are endless.
  • Inclusion for all – be valued for your authentic self. Diversity is embraced and celebrated.
  • Opportunities for you to develop and grow – our program builds the future of policy leaders of Queensland.

Who we're looking for

We recruit graduates from all backgrounds and disciplines with a genuine desire to make a difference to Queensland.

If you're a collaborative team player, have strong communication skills, are passionate about our community, are adaptable and resilient, and have a passion for learning then we want to hear from you!

Our selection process

Our selection process is as much an opportunity for us to get know you, as it is for you to get to know us!

Throughout each phase of our selection process, we aim to understand more about you as a person and what you will bring to the program.

Career pathways

Our recruitment process is inclusive and aims to provide all candidates the best opportunity to demonstrate suitability for the program.

First Nations pathways

We offer specific pathways for First Nations candidates.

Disability pathways

For candidates living with disability, there are specific career pathways.

Meet our graduates

Hear from some of our grads on what it's like working for Queensland Government and what a career as a Policy Futures graduate could mean for you.

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