Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to some of the questions we often get asked the ABS Graduate Program. We will continue to add to this list as needed so if you cannot find the answer to your question on any of our web pages please contact us. If we think the answer will benefit others we will add your question to the list.


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Show details for Will I be a permanent employee?Will I be a permanent employee?

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Show details for What happens if I have to move to another State?What happens if I have to move to another State?

Show details for Can I re-apply if I have applied for the Graduate Development Program previously?Can I re-apply if I have applied for the Graduate Development Program previously?

Show details for Can I defer the start date for commencement on the Graduate Development Program?Can I defer the start date for commencement on the Graduate Development Program?

Show details for Will higher grades mean a greater chance of being considered for a position at the ABS?Will higher grades mean a greater chance of being considered for a position at the ABS?

Show details for Does the ABS provide support for further study by Graduates?Does the ABS provide support for further study by Graduates?

Show details for How will you contact me throughout the selection process?How will you contact me throughout the selection process?