Victoria Police Aboriginal Diversity Recruitment Program

Increasing the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Victoria Police and enriching their workforce ties to community.

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Right now, we are seeking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in career with Victoria Police to participate in the Victoria Police Diversity Recruitment Program which will help you to get ready for a policing role, prepare you for the recruitment process and support you as you hopefully start your career with Victoria Police.

Support provided to participants

  • Mentoring, support and guidance to participants to succeed through each stage of the recruitment process.
  • Free 15 week Course in Policing Recruitment Pathways through Victoria University to build skills including exam preparation, fitness, swimming and First Aid
  • Allocation of a Victoria Police Mentor and access to guest speakers from across the Victoria Police workforce
  • Coaching during Academy training and ongoing following deployment to police stations.

Round 3 in Shepparton – for applicants who identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person

To apply for Round 3 of the Victoria Police Diversity Recruitment Program you will need to

  • To identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Be based in or around the Shepparton area
  • Commitment and good character
  • English communication and numeracy skills
  • A clear Police Check
  • To be able to pass the Victoria Police Fitness Test by the completion of the program
  • To demonstrate knowledge and commitment to Victoria Police
  • Communication, conflict resolution and organisation skills gained by employment in Australia
  • Ability to travel to some face to face classes as per Course timetable

When do applications open?

We are now accepting applications for the Program.

If you are interested, you will go through a pre-screening process where we will check your prior history, oral communication, literacy and numeracy and your overall suitability to do the Program.

We encourage interested parties to submit their application forms online as soon as possible.

Would you like to join the Program?

For more information and to register your application to participate in the Victoria Police Diversity Recruitment Program, please complete the application form below.

For any questions, please contact our team via email vicpol.diversity@jss.org.au

Apply for the Victoria Police Aboriginal Diversity Recruitment Program

To apply for the Victoria Police Aboriginal Diversity Recruitment Program, download and complete the documents below.
Victoria Police Voluntary Disclosure Form (Complete, scan and upload)
Preliminary Medical Condition Enquiry Form (Complete, scan and upload)

Scan the documents, complete the forms and upload them when submitting the online application form below.

For more information on this process please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions guide.

For more information about the Victoria Police recruitment process, please refer to this page on the Victoria Police website.

Information about the medical standards to be accepted into Victoria Police can be found here.

Apply now

Submit your application to the Victoria Police Aboriginal Diversity Recruitment Program

Victoria Police Aboriginal Diversity Recruitment Program

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Do you identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person?(Required)
Being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent; identifying as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person; and being accepted as such by the community in which you live, or formerly lived.
Are you able to attend classes (mixture of In-person and online) Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm? Please note further information on the course timetable will be provided to you should your application progress.(Required)
I have read and understood the stages of the Victoria Police recruitment process (See link above form).(Required)
I have read and understood the Victoria Police medical standards (See link above form).(Required)
Victoria Police is an essential service and all employees are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Are you triple vaccinated?(Required)
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Complete the Preliminary Medical Enquiry Form if you have a pre-existing medical condition or injury.

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