Released by the Government on 29 March 2010. The report outlines an agenda to equip the Australian Public Service (APS) and the nation for the challenges of the future. Chair: Terry Moran.
APS employees are required, under the Code of Conduct, to behave at all times in a way which upholds the APS Values. This page provides information about APS Code of Conduct.
The website provides provide information on the Australian Government administration reform program.
The APS Values provide the real basis and integrating element of the Service, its professionalism, its integrity and its impartial and responsive service to the government of the day. This document details these values.
The APSjobs website incorporates the electronic APS Employment Gazette. It includes APS employment opportunities as well as employment opportunities within the Parliamentary Service. APSjobs is for people already working in the APS, wanting to join the APS, returning to the workforce, looking for a career change, graduating from university or TAFE, still studying and school leavers.
The Australian Human Rights Commission, previously known as the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (HREOC), website provides information on a wide variety of Human Rights issues; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice; Disability Rights; Human Rights; Racial Discrimination and Sex Discrimination. You can also get information about making a complaint; the United Nations; Information for Employers and Information for Students.
Check out the cadetship, scholarship and work experience opportunities in Australian Government departments and agencies. You may be entitled to get paid while you study!
Comcare is the workers' compensation insurer for the Australian Government, providing safety, rehabilitation and compensation services to Australian Government employees (and employees of the ACT Government) under the auspices of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission.
Comcover is the Australian Government's general insurance fund. Comcover provides insurance and risk management services to Australian Government Departments and agencies.
Parliamentary committees investigate specific matters of policy or government administration or performance.
Links to current Senate, House and Joint Parliamentary Committees.
The electronic APS Employment Gazette (Gazette) is published each Thursday by the Australian Public Service Commission. It includes APS employment opportunities, APS staff movements, promotions and terminations of employment, as well as employment opportunities and staff movements in the Parliamentary Service.
This report looks at how to embed innovation in the Australian Public Service (APS). It looks at how agencies, teams, individuals and those external to the public service can play a role in fostering innovation and at what in the current framework needs to change so that the innovative potential of the APS can be realised.
The Ethics Advisory Service is available to all Australian Public Service (APS) employees, including agency heads and SES staff, who wish to discuss and seek advice on ethical issues that occur in the workplace and make sound decisions around these issues.
Check out the graduate opportunities in Australian Government agencies. Australian Government agencies normally advertise graduate employment opportunities between February and June each year. As well as appearing in the electronic APS Employment Gazette, opportunities will be listed on individual agency websites.
This Showcase shares examples of innovation in the Australian public sector, whether it be innovation in government services or service delivery, processes, how we think about problems, policies or systems. It also includes examples of Government 2.0 approaches.
Index of National Codes of Practice associated with Safe Work Australia.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been established to bring together three functions: freedom of information, privacy and government information policy.
This guide is designed as a resource for managers, supervisors and anyone involved in office work. Officewise is based on a risk management approach to office health and safety - a consultative process to identify hazards, assess their risks and control them as far as possible.
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has been integrated into the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. The privacy.gov.au site will be maintained until a site incorporating all OAIC material is established.
Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) supersedes the Protective Security Manual (PSM). It provides the appropriate controls for the Australian Government to protect its people, information and assets, at home and overseas.
The Commission has developed new guidance (Circular 2012/1) for APS employees and Agency Heads to help APS employees understand the issues to take into account when considering making public comment, including online, and to help inform agency policies in this regard. The guidance has been incorporated into Chapter 3, with consequential amendments to Chapter 15 of APS Values and Code of Conduct in Practice—‘APS employees as citizens’.
Safe Work Australia is an independent statutory agency with primary responsibility to improve occupational health and safety and workers' compensation arrangements across Australia.
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) aims to improve gender equality in Australian workplaces. It is also committed to raising the level of public awareness and debate of gender equality issues in the workplace.