Delegation opportunity - US

Closing Date

Monday 15 April 2024 - 05:00 pm

As a recognised political party of the Australian Parliament and through our membership of the Australian Political Exchange Council (APEC), the Australian Greens have been afforded a range of delegation positions on APEC sponsored trips for 2024.

Applications are currently open for participation in a delegation to the United States of America from 20 July to 1 August 2024 (Briefing Day – 19 July)

Selection of Delegates

The APEC’s criteria for the selection of delegates are that they:

  • must be party members;
  • be between 25 and 40 years of age;
  • are politically active individuals who have the potential to make a significant contribution to political life; 
  • must be Australian citizens;
  • participate in all aspects of the exchange program including the mandatory briefing day.

Applications are encouraged from all Australian Greens party members, state and federal party employees, state and federal parliamentary employees, and local, state and federal elected representatives who are aged between 25 and 40 years. 

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your CV and a brief letter indicating which APEC exchange you’re applying for and addressing the following selection criteria

  • A demonstrated commitment to the Australian Greens.
  • An understanding of how this experience will develop your personal and professional skills as a young political leader.
  • A working knowledge of Australian Greens policies, as well as current domestic and international affairs.

As part of their covering letter, applicants should provide an outline of their proposed trip, including the country they would visit, the focus/es of their trip, potential meetings and activities they would undertake, and how the exchange would contribute to the Australian Greens.

Successful applicants are required to submit a written report to the Australian Greens Party Room within 1 month of the completion of their exchange.

Deadline for Applications

Applications for the exchange to the United States of America close 5:00pm, 15 April 2024.

Applications are to be submitted as a single PDF document to Mia Mussett, Office of Adam Bandt MP, via mia.mussett@aph.gov.au

For further information, please contact Mia Mussett at the Office of Adam Bandt MP on (03) 9417 0772.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application as soon as practicable once applications have closed. 


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