Employment at Finance

Once you have joined the Graduate Development Program (the Program) you are a permanent employee of the Australian Public Service (APS).


You will be engaged under the “Finance Graduate Broadband” classification.  Your terms and conditions are set out in the Finance Enterprise Agreement 2011-2014


Employees classified as Graduate APS, recruited to participate in the Program will have a commencement salary equivalent to the second pay point of an APS 3 classification level.  This is currently $58,462 for the 2013/2014 financial year.

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Graduates have the opportunity to apply for two advancements throughout their Graduate year. Advancement to the APS 4 level is available in October and advancement to the APS 5 level is available in February the following year (providing all criteria is met).

Health Promotion Programs

Finance has a number of health promotion programs available to all staff.  These programs include:

  • Free use of the Finance gym
  • Lunch time exercise activities
  • Fitness assessments
  • Health awareness seminars
  • Health check program
  • Eye sight testing
  • Quit smoking subsidy
Contact for information on this page: Recruitment Programs