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Rebecca

Rebecca

Home State

Australian Capital Territory

University

University of Canberra

Degrees

B Arts (Applied Psychology/ Management)

Background

I was born in Sydney but I mainly grew up in Canberra with my parents and two sisters. For the past four years I have studied Applied Psychology and Management at the University of Canberra whilst working full time. In October 2002, I commenced working in the People Management Branch within the Department. During this time I gained an understanding of the Department's Corporate functions and also completed my studies. I enjoy working within the Department and I was very excited by the idea of joining the 2005 Graduate Program where I would have the opportunity to learn more about the Department as a whole. The Program provides me with the opportunity to further develop my skills and knowledge in order to be able to make a significant contribution to the Department, the Australian Public Service and the general public.

My working experience includes a broad range of Human Resources functions with a great deal of customer service experience obtained while waitressing! The Graduate Program came as the perfect opportunity to learn about the functions of the Department and to be involved in some of the environmental issues of Australia.

First placement

Approvals and Wildlife Division
Environment Assessment & Approvals Branch
Mining & Industrial Section

Second placement

Natural Resource Management Programs Division
Australian Government NRM State Teams
Western Australia Section

1. Salinity Project:

2. Monitoring and Evaluation Project

Other Work Tasks:

'the best thing about working for us ... is the environment'