APS News November 2017

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We're thrilled by the increasing readership of APS News across the country. With around 150,000 APS staff receiving APS News each month and click-throughs rising, we're inviting article submissions that showcase excellence across the APS. Email your stories to communication@apsc.gov.au.

Next week, we celebrate the remarkable efforts by individuals and agencies to foster diversity and gender equality in their workplace. The inaugural awards ceremony will be held in Canberra on Wednesday 8 November and everyone is welcome - tickets available online.

In the lead up to tabling the annual State of the Service Report (SoSR) in late November, we're sharing some of the latest trends across the APS via our SoSR blog. Included in this data is implementation of innovations. This was a key topic during our national Australian Government Leadership Network conference series, which focussed on the future of work. Keep an eye out for the 2018 series, to be launched in the coming months.

APS Diversity and Gender Equality Awards 2017

For the love of work
You enjoy your job and are happy to ‘go the extra’ mile at work. This is what the APS attitudes at a glance tell us about a large portion of the 2017 APS workforce.
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APS Diversity and Gender Equality Awards 2017

Agencies across the APS to be recognised in Diversity and Gender Equality Awards
Finalists for the 2017 APS Diversity and Gender Equality Awards have been announced!
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Graduates program

Let your grad talent shine!
Our Graduate Development Program builds on these traits through an integrated learning experience that is APS focused.
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People speaking

Spotlight on the EL2 role
Know what it takes to be a high-performing EL2?
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AGLN

APS employees ready for the future of work
The future of work was the focus at this year's Australian Government Leadership Network (AGLN) conference series, hosted by the Australian Public Service Commission and state AGLN committees.
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Clear expectations, when is a text OK?
As a manager, do you and your employees have an agreement about how you communicate absence?
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Long Service Leave - do you know how it works?
Did you know that employees are generally entitled to three months of long service leave after ten years of eligible service?
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Office of the Merit Protection Commissioner

Updated case summaries from the Merit Protection Commissioner
The Office of the Merit Protection Commissioner recently updated their case summaries on their website.
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