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Affirmative Measures Disability

Applications for the Policy and Program stream and the Economics stream through the Australian Government Graduate Program (AGGP) have now closed for 2023.

The policy and program stream (Affirmative Measures – Disability) is only open to applicants with disability.

Find out more about the definition of disability on the Australian Public Service Commission website.

As well as the essential requirements of the policy and program stream, you will be need to provide further evidence of disability. This could be a:

  • certificate or letter from a registered medical practitioner
  • letter from a Disability Employment Service or jobactive provider
  • letter from a secondary or tertiary institution disability services unit where you were a recent student.

Successful applicants in this process will participate in the policy and program stream graduate program.


Affirmative Measures, Disability — Recruitment Eligibility Checklist

Our needs vary from role to role. We aim to attract, engage and develop a diverse Graduate cohort with a strong record of achievement and the capability to deliver high quality policy, program and legal services. A √ represents eligibility requirements you must meet to be able to apply.

Eligibility requirements Policy and Program
I am an Australian Citizen
You must be an Australian Citizen or can provide citizenship before December 2021 to apply.
My background can be checked.
You must be able to satisfy the minimum requirements of our employment screen check and be willing and able to achieve a baseline or up to an NV1 Security clearance
My formal tertiary qualification/s were completed within the last four years of the program commencing.
My qualification/s are formally recognised/accredited in Australia.
I have completed a minimum tertiary qualification equivalent to a three year Australian undergraduate degree.*
I have a strong record of academic achievement. Achieved a credit average or Achieved a distinction average. Minimum credit average
I can provide suitable evidence of my disability.


We respect and acknowledge your privacy. For the purpose of this affirmative measure process, you may be required to provide evidence that you meet the eligibility requirements.