Frequently asked questions

About the virtual careers fair and registration

What is a virtual careers fair?

The virtual careers fair is online and you can access it from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

How can I register/attend the virtual career fair?

To attend the careers fair you need to register. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email and on the day of the event, an email with the link to the virtual career fair.

Is it free of charge to attend the virtual career fair?

Yes the career fair is free of charge, and is open to anyone who has served in the Australian Defence Force (including reserves).

Do I need to cancel my registration if I find myself unable to attend the virtual careers fair?

If you can no longer make the careers fair, please cancel your registration on the events page. This will help us with the organisation of the event.

What happens to my personal information collected at registration?

Personal information collected at registration will be used to allow agencies to search candidates during the careers fair. Any data provided by participants after linking outside of the careers fair, such as SmartJobs, is subject to the pre-existing and approved terms of use and privacy principles currently in effect on those platforms

You have the right to request deletion of your account and associated data at any time. To do this, you need to send a written request to vFairs, and vFairs will comply with a written confirmation.

Which agencies are participating in the virtual career fairs?

Participating agencies include:

  • Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
  • Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women
  • Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Employment, Small Business, Training
  • Department of Environment and Science
  • Department of Health
  • Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service
  • Department of Housing and Public Works
  • Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Department of Justice and Attorney General
  • Department of Local Government, Racing, and Multicultural Affairs
  • Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • Public Safety Business Agency
  • Queensland Ambulance Service
  • Queensland Corrective Services
  • Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
  • Queensland Police Service
  • Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning
  • Department of Transport and Main Roads
Who will represent the agencies?

HR professionals and hiring managers from the various agencies will be available on the day to talk about current job opportunities and answer any questions.

How can I chat with the agencies at the virtual career fairs?

At the virtual career fairs, you will be able to chat 1-on-1 with agency representatives by clicking on a ‘Chat now’ button. You will be assigned a chat partner from the respective agency who can answer your questions.

What information can I expect to get from the agencies at the virtual careers fair?

At each agency eBooth, you can see general information about the agency, watch videos and download resources. You will also be able to view any current job vacancies.

Technical requirements and issues

Are there any special system or software requirements?

No. All you need is an internet connection and a working internet browser.

What devices can I access the virtual careers fair?

You can access the event via computer, tablet or smartphone.

I’ve registered for the virtual careers fair, but I’ve forgotten my login details?

Use the Forgot Password option on the login page to send a new password to your email.

I need help to access the virtual careers fair site?

Email veterans@vfairs.com for assistance.

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