Starting, editing and submitting your application

Applications can be submitted online through our recruitment system.

Register with our recruitment system

If you are using our online recruitment system for the first time, you will need to register:

  • Select ‘Start New Application’
  • Click ‘Begin’ at the bottom of the page and ‘click here to register’. Enter your full name, email address, password and some personal details.

We will send an email to your email address to confirm your registration and login details.

We recommend you use a personal email address.

Start your application

Use the ‘Login’ button at the top right hand side of the current APS vacancies page to log in.

Find the job you want to apply for and select the ‘start a new application’ link.

Writing your application

The statement of claims and selection criteria is an essential part of your application and provides examples of your relevant skills, capabilities, experience and qualifications.

Read Tips for writing your application for more information.

Edit your application

You can edit your application by clicking the ‘access existing application’ link or by logging in. You can edit your application anytime until the application closes.

Do not withdraw your application to make changes. You will not be able to resubmit. Only withdraw your application if you no longer wish to apply for the job.

Submit your application

You can submit your application anytime until the application closes. Once you submit, you will receive an email to your nominated email address.

If we need to update you about the selection process, we will usually contact you by email.

You can view your completed application, or details of the job at any time by logging into your profile.

Withdraw your application

You can withdraw your application at any time by logging into your profile. You can access the login page via the current APS vacancies page.

If you choose to withdraw your application, we will not consider you for the role.

Need some help?

Direct all enquiries about the job and the progress of your application to the contact officer listed in the job advertisement. You may also contact the Recruitment Team on 1800 799 140 option 2 if you need help at any stage of the process.

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