Veterans and formerAustralian Defence Force members

register now to participate in the Queensland Government’s virtual careers fair to:

learn about Queensland’s largest employer

discover new and diverse career opportunities

chat with agency leaders and HR professionals

It’s also your chance to:

  • hear from employees who are veterans about their career journey
  • learn what it’s like to work in the Queensland public sector
  • discover what rewards and benefits employees can access
  • explore career and development programs on offer.

Don’t miss your opportunity to map your next career in public service.

Our veterans

Jason Lawler

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

“After serving for almost 8 years, I re-trained and transitioned to a new career as a Firefighter with the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services.”

“My capabilities, training and experiences from the ADF were transferable to public service employment.”

Sujata Saha

Queensland South Native Title Services

“I studied law and business before joining the ADF to become a Transport Troop Commander.”

“My education and military training helped me build a civilian career with the Queensland public service as a lawyer representing Indigenous groups.”

Nick Perriman

Queensland Police Service

“I served for 6 years, deploying on 3 occasions in a combat command role.”

“In 2013, I applied for the Queensland Police Service and now I’m a Constable of Police with the Brisbane City Tactical Crime Squad.”

About the Queensland
public sector


We are the largest and most diverse organisation in our state. We have over 250,000 employees providing essential public services across 4000+ locations, from the Torres Strait to the Gold Coast, Mount Isa to Brisbane.

We are passionate about making Queensland better through what we do and supporting our employees to create the career and life that is right for them.

We work together to deliver public services, including health, education, transport, infrastructure, police and emergency services, environment and science, tourism, and community services.

We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workforce that brings together people with a wide range of skills, backgrounds and perspectives. Veterans bring with them diverse skills and experiences, and a commitment to public service.

By joining our team, you as a veteran will continue to be challenged and make a difference, each and every day, to people and communities of Queensland.