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Welcome to the all-new Graduate Careers Australia website.

Graduate Careers Australia (GCA) is the leading authority on graduate employment issues in Australia. We use this position to foster employment and career opportunities for graduates, in association with the higher education sector, government and business.

GCA produces a range of graduate-related publications and research that informs students, employers and careers practitioners about industry and salary trends, graduate employment opportunities and career development.

Whether you are a student or graduate seeking career advice, a graduate recruiter looking for the latest salary information for your sector, or a careers advisor hoping to educate your students on employment prospects in their field of study, you’ve come to the right place!

latest news

GCA remembers Dale Harvey, first Executive Director
27 JANUARY 2011
We note with regret the recent passing of our first Executive Director Mr Dale Harvey.

Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS)
20 JANUARY 2011
The Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS) is a document which is given to students with their academic transcript and testamur at graduation. The AHEGS is currently being implemented by all Australian universities and some Australian private higher education providers. A number of universities have already started issuing AHEGS to graduating students.

GCA welcomes new Executive Director
19 NOVEMBER 2010
Meet Dr Noel Edge - GCA's New Executive Director.

Postgraduate Destinations 2009 report released
20 September 2010
The Global Financial Crisis caused some problems for new postgraduates seeking full-time employment in 2009 but also saw salaries for those in employment grow by 5.5 per cent, according to recently released findings from the Australian Graduate Survey.

Beyond Graduation 2009 report released
31 AUGUST 2010
The Beyond Graduation Survey, which contacted graduates three years after the completion of their studies, revealed that more than 80 per cent of full‐time employed graduates considered themselves to be in a job related to their long‐term career goals three years after course completion.

2011 University Careers Fair schedule released
25 AUGUST 2010
The schedule for 2011 graduate careers fairs has been released by NAGCAS. View our Calendar on the home page for further information.

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march 2011
02 Macquarie University
Graduate Careers Fair, NSW
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07 The Big Meet Melbourne
Graduate Careers Fair, VIC
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08 Victoria University
Graduate Careers Fair, VIC
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09 University of Melbourne
Graduate Careers Fair, VIC
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10 RMIT University
Graduate Careers Fair, VIC
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11 The Big Meet Sydney
Graduate Careers Fair, NSW
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University of Tasmania
Graduate Careers Fair, TAS
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14 Virtual Careers Fair for Graduates
14-27 March. Register at [email protected]
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University of Sydney
Graduate Careers Fair, NSW
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15 La Trobe University
Graduate Careers Fair, VIC
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16 Swinburne University of Technology
Graduate Careers Fair, VIC
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17 Monash University
Graduate Careers Fair, VIC
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21 Deakin University
Graduate Careers Fair, VIC
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22 CQUniversity
Graduate Careers Fair, QLD
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University of South Australia
Graduate Careers Fair, SA
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The Big Meet Perth
Graduate Careers Fair, WA
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