Welcome to the department’s careers information pages. Here you will find all the information you need to know about your future career in the department and our approach to recruiting and developing our people.

The Department uses innovative approaches to recruit the best people for our roles.

Information for applicants

Our application process has been streamlined to make it easier to apply. To get started simply click Current Vacancies below to view and apply for employment opportunities with the Department.


We encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, persons with disability and people from other diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing a working environment that values diversity and inclusion and supports employees to reach their full potential.

Our Application process page will provide you with information and advice on how to apply for positions in our department.

General information on applying for APS-positions can be found on the Australian Public Service Commission’s website APSJobs, which includes the very useful “Cracking the Code” guidance.

Departmental websites

Please view the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Website Directory for an overview of the department's websites.