Australian Public Service Commission
The Australian Public Service Commission is responsible for providing advice to the Government on the APS; providing advice on strategic people management; supporting the implementation of Government policy; contributing to effective APS leadership and evaluating and reporting on the performance of the APS. Formerly known as the Public Service Merit Protection Commission (PSMPC).
Career Development Assessment Centre (CDAC) assesses future SES leaders from within the APS, providing them the opportunity to evaluate and identify core leadership capabilities through a series of challenging workplace scenarios.
Links to the Australian Public Service Commission index page for circulars to agencies outlining changes in APS people and performance management.
The Australian Public Service Commission provides advice on a wide range of matters relating to the APS employment framework.
Foundations of Governance is designed to assist agency heads in the Australian Public Service meet their obligations and responsibilities for managing the agency and implementing Government decisions. It includes links to relevant policies, legislation and agency websites.
These frequently asked questions are a consolidation of questions from a number of sources and are indicative of the questions posed to the Employment Policy Adviceline and the Policy Group in the Public Service Commission.
This publication is designed to assist agencies meet their legal obligation to develop a Workplace Diversity Program and to help them embed the principles of workplace diversity in their culture and their management systems
The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) supports the recruitment, development and career progression of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Public Service (APS). The Commission offers a range of development programs for Indigenous employees in the APS.
The Australian Public Service Commission is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and can award APS employees nationally-recognised qualifications and statements of attainment.
This page provides information about processes and procedures for review of employment-related actions in the Australian Public Service.
The Public Service Act 1999 provides that the Public Service Commissioner must provide a report each year to the Minister for presentation to the Parliament, which includes a report on the state of the Australian Public Service during the year. This page provides links to State of the Service Reports presented to the Parliament.