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Please note applications for NextStep 2018 are now closed.


Reasonable adjustment

If you need an adjustment to the above process to participate in the application stage, please contact us to let us know.

We will keep asking you about whether you need any adjustments at each stage of the recruitment process.

What to expect next

The NextStep team will let you know whether or not your application has progressed to the next stage of the assessments. We will contact you via your preferred method of contact listed in your application form. If you want to be contacted via another method, please contact us to let us know.

Please note the key dates for NextStep. If you progress through the assessment stages you will need to make sure you are available on the dates indicated. Face to face discussions will be held in most capital cities.

If you are successful through NextStep you will commence in your employing agency in November 2018.

Applying for NextStep and GradAccess?

If you have completed the equivalent of an Australian undergraduate degree or higher in the last five years and you meet the eligibility requirements for NextStep, you can apply for NexStep and GradAccess at the same time. Simply tick ‘applying for both GradAccess and NextStep’ on your application form.

The GradAccess and NextStep application process is the same, so you will only have to participate in one assessment process for both programs.