NDIA Graduate Program 2016

The NDIA Graduate Program is part of our Graduate Entry Pathway. As an employee in the NDIA Graduate Program you will have the opportunity to contribute to the work of the Agency to support Australians with disability and their families.

Opportunities exist in the National Office based in Geelong and Sydney (Actuarial Only) along with possible opportunities in our regional locations.

The 10 month program runs from February 2016 to December 2016 and includes the following:

  • Participation in the Australian Public Service Commission’s (APSC) Graduate Development Program.
  • Two work placement rotations allowing you to experience the diversity of work undertaken by the Agency.
  • The opportunity to develop excellent networks including the allocation of a buddy and an executive level mentor.
  • Ongoing training, development and career opportunities.
  • A permanent position with the NDIA upon completion of the program.
  • Competitive remuneration and generous superannuation.
  • Flexible working conditions that support a positive work-life balance.


To be a part of the NDIA Graduate Program you must also meet the following criteria:

  • Be an Australian citizen at the time of application.
  • Have completed a minimum of an Australian recognised bachelor degree in the last three years. You can apply while still studying as long as you will have graduated by the time you start in the program.
  • Provide evidence of your qualifications.
  • Undergo pre-employment checks including a Police Records Check, Working with Children Check and/or health check.

How to apply

Apply here which will take you to the job ad on the NDIA’s website.

Applications close as of 16 August 2015.

Please note Assessment Centres will take place in Melbourne, VIC from mid-September for successful applicants.

We actively encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Where can I find more information?


1800 242 560


For people with hearing or speech loss:

  • Speak and Listen 1800 555 727
  • For people who need help with English: TIS 131 450

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