Two biosecurity officers check a male travellers suitcase and find potential risks

Public Administration and Safety

Work at the local, state or federal government level to deliver a variety of public services.


The public administration and safety industry provides services that support physical, social and economic interactions; general public safety and security services; and the enforcing of regulations.

Most jobs are in federal, state and local government administration, the defence force, international government organisations and services like the police force that enforce rules and public order.


  • Most workers have either a VET or university degree.
  • Many workers in this industry are employed full-time, but part-time employment is becoming more common.