Australian Public Service Commission (APSC)

We work to be a valued, credible and trusted partner to the Australian Public Service – promoting high standards of accountability, effectiveness and performance of the APS now and into the future. 

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Stay up to date on the latest developments and areas of focus from the APSC.

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We want APS employees to let us know how the APS can better support Culturally and Linguistically Diverse employees. Help the CALD Strategy Team today by completing a survey or sending practical examples of your experiences of inclusivity in the APS. Survey closes May 17.
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Current initiatives

The APS Academy is a network hub of learning and development excellence for the APS. Access resources, courses and experience from across the APS to build craft capabilities.

A formal professions model established to increase APS workforce capability for employees in critical areas of the APS.

Connecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People with Australian Government Jobs

Information about learning and development in the APS, including the APS Learning and Development Strategy, the APS Learning Board, and the leadership and APS craft capability development available through the APS Academy.

The APSC collects workforce information in a number of different ways to provide a full picture of the APS workforce.

The workforce information we collect is collated and provided back to agencies to enable them to manage their workforce.

The Australian Government is committed to fair and equitable conditions of employment and job security. The Commonwealth will act as a model employer in the APS bargaining process, including through genuine bargaining to improve pay and conditions for APS employees.

Upcoming events

The APSC delivers a range of events that aim to inform and inspire APS employees of all levels. Watch this space for upcoming events.

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The Chief Negotiator for APS Bargaining Peter Riordan PSM has tabled the Commonwealth’s initial approach towards addressing decades of pay fragmentation that has developed across the Australian Public Service.

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The Australian Government is committed to providing APS employees with fair and equitable conditions of employment through genuine APS bargaining. Central to these conditions of employment is a fair and affordable pay rise for all APS employees.

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