Department of Education and Training

Who are we?

DET leads the delivery of education and development services to children, young people and adults both directly through government schools and indirectly through the regulation and funding of early childhood services, non-government schools and training programs.


DET develops and implements Victorian Government policy on early childhood services, school education and training and higher education services. DET also manage Victorian government schools and drive improvement in primary and secondary government education.

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Why work for us?

You will have the opportunity to work closely with a variety of staff in the Legal Division across fields of expertise including litigation, negligence, discrimination and employment law, family law, human rights law, commercial and property law, privacy law, governance and legislative and regulatory reform.

You will be able to explore the benefits of working in a large in house legal department, gain practical legal experience, acquire insight into a career in government law, experience our collegiate and professional culture and understand the variety of work performed by lawyers in the Legal Division.