Australia's leading experts in selection criteria

We are experienced selection criteria writers with an excellent success rate of getting our clients to interview. Our specialty is public sector applications, with a core expertise in crafting STAR aligned selection criteria responses that get results.

We’ve successfully written applications for clients across all Government Departments, at the Federal, State and Local level.

We can assist with applications at all levels, right up to senior leadership and executive roles.

- APS 1-6
- EL1 and EL2
- SES Bands 1, 2 and 3

Our team will match you with a writer and coach who is experienced with working with clients at your level to ensure that you receive the very best support as you take this exciting next step.

In addition to public sector applications, we also assist clients applying for roles in the private and not for profit sector where responses to selection criteria is a requirement of application.

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Our Writing Team
Every member of our selection criteria writing team is selected for their exceptional written skills and strong professional background. Upon commencing work with us, every writer completes Professional Resumes Australia’s comprehensive professional development program in best practice application writing, with a focus on writing selection criteria documents for the Australian public sector. This is followed by several months of ongoing mentoring and assessment to ensure that every writer is writing applications at the highest standard.

The result is a team of selection criteria writers who are experts in their field and ready to help you make your very best first impression with a professionally written application.
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We can help you with your:
  • Selection Criteria Response
  • Targeted Question Response
  • Suitability Statement
  • Statement of Claims
  • One Page Pitch
  • One Page Applicant Response
  • Two Page Response
  • Three Page Response
  • Targeted Cover Letter
"What an absolutely fantastic read – thank you so much. I’ve never had a resume or selection criteria as well written and presented. Thank you for all your work and patience in producing this. It’s greatly appreciated."
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Our Customers Love Us

Our customers rave about our service and regularly recommend us to friends and family. Here’s what just a few of our happy customers have to say.

"Thank you very much for all your help. I’m happy to say that I had an interview last Friday and I got the job!"

Lily H

University Sector Applicant

"I wish to send a heartfelt thank you for your assistance in updating my resume, providing advice for my LinkedIn profile, and writing my selection criteria responses"

Amy M

Federal Government Applicant

"Thank you for all your work on my resume and cover letter. The documents are absolutely brilliant and a huge improvement on what I had. I thought you’d be interested to know that I got the job!"

Daniel N

Sales Manager Applicant

"Thank you so much for writing me an amazing selection criteria document. I’m excited to say that I got an interview from the application you wrote for me!"

Sarah H

Government Sector Disability Services Applicant

"This is brilliant!!! I wouldn't change a thing. It's spot on and something I would have agonised over for weeks to achieve. I cannot thank you enough."

Margot P

Public Sector Applicant

I actually enjoyed the interview and felt confident, which is a big improvement on my other experiences. I knew, and sounded like I knew, what I was talking about. I rated suitable and am on a merit list. Thank you!


Public Sector Applicant

"So quick, easy and professional, to go from an enquiry, to an hour interview, to brilliant cover letter and resume. Thank you."

Neil S

Public Sector Applicant

"I don’t know how to express my gratitude. I’ve read the response and am quite speechless."

Cayley M

University Sector Applicant

"What an absolutely fantastic read – thank you so much. I’ve never had a resume or selection criteria as well written and presented.."

Robert F

Local Council Applicant

"The session was incredibly valuable. Emma was excellent at guiding me on how to approach my interview for the best result. I am feeling confident and ready to impress the panel. Thank you so much!"

John T

Executive Level Public Sector Applicant

"Both my husband and I have used Professional Resumes Australia and we have been extremely impressed with the attention to detail and customer service offered."

Terryann D

Sales Applicant

Why Choose Us?

Our team of expert writers and coaches have helped thousands of clients secure new roles in the public sector. We use proven methodologies to help you write a strong resume and cover letter, and help you navigate the application process.

Excellent success rates

We have a proven track record of client success, with thousands of successful clients Australia wide since 2014.

Professional writers and coaches

Our skilled team of local writers and coaches are experts in their field, dedicated to your success and committed to results. We take our partnership with you seriously, and are here to help you succeed at every step of the way.

Proven methodologies

Our experienced team employ best practice written application and interview coaching methodologies to help you secure your new role. We utilise the Australian Public Service Commission endorsed STAR method for comprehensively addressing selection criteria, write ATS enhanced keyword rich resumes and cover letters, and craft strategically optimised LinkedIn profiles that get results.

Public sector experts

Our experienced writers and coaches are public sector experts, knowledgeable about all aspects of the public service application process, with thousands of successful applications written for our clients to date.

Fast turnaround times

We know that application timelines are often tight, so it’s our priority to help make the process easy and stress free for you. We'll deliver your written documents within three working days, and even quicker with our Priority Service.

Thousands of happy clients!

We’re the industry leading resume writing service for the Australian public sector, with thousands of successful clients now excelling in their careers. When you work with us, you can be assured that you are working with highly experienced professionals who will put your career goals first.