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Hospitality Leadership Graduate Program

About The Program

Launched in 2018, The Star’s Graduate Leadership Program creates a custom ‘fast-track’ pathway for candidates who have recently completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university or educational institution.

The Graduate Program has rapidly expanded since its inception, with graduates securing full-time roles at The Star Entertainment Group after completing their 14-month rotations.

The Hospitality Graduate Leadership Program provides you with a unique opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job experiences across different areas of our Hospitality departments, with the focus of enhancing your leadership capabilities. You will be exposed to many growth opportunities throughout the various projects you will undertake, providing you with exclusive insight into what it takes to drive a successful entertainment business. As a Hospitality Graduate your program will involve five phases:

Phase One

Food and Beverage Rotation

Here you will gain exposure to what is required to run our bars and restaurants, while also experiencing the daily functions and aspects of our event spaces.

Phase Two

Hotel Rotation

During your hotel rotation, you will gain insider knowledge into The Star’s diverse selection of hotels and residential apartments. Here, you will experience how our hotel departments collaborate and cultivate a shared vision to maximise guest experiences.

Phase Three

Corporate Support Rotation

Your corporate support rotation will enable you to gain a comprehensive understanding of The Star’s professional streams through exposure to our different corporate departments.

Phase Four

Gaming Rotation

During this rotation, you will gain an understanding of what is required to run a successful 24/7 gaming operation.

Phase Five

Specialisation Period 

This is the core specialisation phase where you will have the opportunity to work in an area of interest, which will allow you to gain a sneak peek into your potential future career at The Star.

Rotation Areas

Food & Beverage Rotation
Gaming Rotation
Hotel Rotation
Corporate Support Rotation

Program Benefits

Recruitment Process

Step 1: Application

Applications open early in the year, where you can submit your resume, cover letter and academic transcript. We believe that graduates are much more than just their academic results, therefore we take into consideration aspects such as leadership skills, teamworking experiences and your previous employment.

Step 2: Video Interview Assessment

Applicants will be asked to conduct an online video assessment, where you will be presented with a series of questions and given time to prepare and record your answers.

Step 3: Group Assessment

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a group assessment. This is where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the program, showcase your skills and become involved in fun and interactive assessments.

Step 4: Final Interview

Based on your performance throughout the group assessment, you will be invited to attend a final interview with our Graduate Program leaders, where you will be asked a series of behavioural questions and given the opportunity to discover more about the Graduate Program.

Step 5: Reference Checks

Applicants will also undergo reference checks from at least two previous employers.

Step 6: Offer

After all applicants have been interviewed, we will be in touch regardless of the outcome. Those who are successful will also have their employment contracts and relevant forms sent to them for review.

Frequently Asked Questions

A high achieving, fresh thinking, self-motivated graduate who participates in the full scope of the rotational work placement program.

Graduates who:

  • Are adaptable, resilient, display a constant growth-mindset and are committed to their professional development
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Believe in the importance of diversity and inclusion within the workplace
  • Display a passion for guest excellence

Applicants must have completed (within two years) or are close to completing their hospitality studies (or a related discipline) or have achieved an Advanced Diploma or higher in one of but not limited to, the following disciplines:

  • Hospitality Management
  • Hotel Management
  • Event Management
  • Hotel & Tourism Management
  • Business Management  

Applicants must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold permanent residency at the time of application.

The Graduate Program is advertised across all three of our properties in Sydney, Brisbane and Gold Coast. We encourage all applicants to apply to their city of interest, even if you currently do not reside in that city.

Please reach out to the for all enquiries.

Food and Beverage Rotation

Throughout the food and beverage rotation, you will gain an all-inclusive understanding of the day-to-day functions of our bars, restaurants, and event spaces. You will spend one-on-one time with senior leaders, venue managers, assistant managers, event managers and front of house staff gaining knowledge surrounding how to successfully manage staff, meet guest expectations and deliver five-star service and breath-taking events.

Gaming Rotation

Throughout this rotation, Graduates will shadow gaming managers and assistant managers to developing their knowledge and skills on what it takes to successfully run a 24/7 gaming operation department.

Hotel Rotation

Throughout the hotel rotation, you will be spending time working alongside front and back-office managers, assistant managers, front desk agents, concierge, and heads of housekeeping across each of our Star branded hotel properties. You will also shadow senior leaders, attend strategic meetings and experience first-hand what it takes to be successful in the hotel industry.

Corporate Support Rotation

During your corporate support rotation, you will gain experience across departments including Marketing, Supply Chain and People and Performance. Graduates will spend time working alongside leaders and their teams to understand The Star’s strategic objectives which underpin our vision of becoming Australia’s leading integrated resort company.


The Star Entertainment Group announced on 5 April 2016 share sale facilities that provided eligible small shareholders the opportunity to sell their shares without incurring any brokerage or handling costs.

Participation in the separate share sale facilities were open to eligible shareholders whose registered address was in Australia or New Zealand as at 7.00pm (Sydney time) on 29 March 2016 (Record Date) and who were:

  1. registered holders of less than a marketable parcel of shares (i.e. less than $500 worth of shares on the Record Date) (Small Holding Sale Facility); or
  2. registered holders of 5,000 or less shares (but held at least $500 worth of shares) on the Record Date (Voluntary Share Sale Facility).

On 5 April 2016, eligible shareholders were sent a letter together with a Share Retention Form (for the Small Holding Sale Facility) or a Sale Instruction Form (for the Voluntary Share Sale Facility), and Terms and Conditions for the relevant share sale facility.

Both share sale facilities closed at 5:00pm (Sydney time) on 17 May 2016 (Closing Date).

All participants who had their SGR shares sold under either the Small Holding Sale Facility or the Voluntary Share Sale Facility received the same average price of $5.51 per share, which was calculated by dividing the total proceeds from the sale of all SGR shares sold under the facilities by the total number of SGR shares sold under the facilities.

Payment of the sale proceeds were made to participating shareholders on 27 May 2016 in accordance with their payment instructions as recorded on the share register.

Small Holding Sale Facility

The Small Holding Sale Facility was conducted in accordance with The Star Entertainment Group’s Constitution and the Australian Securities Exchange Listing Rules that enables all listed companies to sell shareholdings valued at less than $500 (Unmarketable Parcel).

Based on a share price of $5.68, being the closing price of The Star Entertainment Group (SGR) shares on the Australian Securities Exchange on the Record Date, an Unmarketable Parcel was any holding of 88 shares or less.

Eligible shareholders who wished to retain their Unmarketable Parcel were required to return a Share Retention Form to the share registry by the Closing Date.

Small Holding Facility Key Dates:

  • 29 March 2016 (7pm) – Record Date
  • 5 April 2016 – Facility Opened
  • 17 May 2016 (5pm) – Facility Closed
  • 27 May 2016 – Payment of sale proceeds and mailing of payment advices

Voluntary Share Sale Facility

The Voluntary Share Sale Facility was conducted in accordance with Class Order CO 08/10 issued by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission.

Eligible shareholders who wished to sell their shares under the Voluntary Share Sale Facility were required to return a Sale Instruction Form by the Closing Date.

Voluntary Holding Facility Key Dates:

  • 29 March 2016 (7pm) – Record Date
  • 5 April 2016 – Facility Opened
  • 17 May 2016 (5pm) – Facility Closed
  • 27 May 2016 – Payment of sale proceeds and mailing of payment advices

For full details of the Small Holding Sale Facility and the Voluntary Share Sale Facility, please see the ASX Announcement dated 5 April 2016 in the News section of our website.


The demerger of The Star Entertainment Group (formerly known as Echo Entertainment Group Limited) from Tabcorp Holdings Limited (Tabcorp) was implemented on 15 June 2011 by way of Scheme of Arrangement pursuant to the Tabcorp Scheme Booklet dated 15 April 2011 (Demerger).

As part of the Demerger, Tabcorp sought a ruling from the Australian Taxation Office on the taxation implications for shareholders. On 29 June 2011, the Australian Taxation Office issued Class Ruling CR 2011/66, in accordance with the application made by Tabcorp. A copy of the Class Ruling CR 2011/66 can be viewed here.

A Tax Calculator is provided below to assist shareholders in calculating the Australian capital gains tax cost base allocation for Tabcorp shares and The Star Entertainment Group shares. The Tax Calculator is a general guide only and does not constitute tax advice. Shareholders should seek advice from an appropriate professional adviser on the tax implications of the Demerger based on their own individual circumstances.

Click here to download the Tax Calculator
Click here to access information on the Australian Taxation Office website