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. 

The Latest

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

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.

Latest news

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The Commonwealth will improve its pay offer for APS employees by bringing forward the date of the Year 1 pay increase from 14 March 2024 to 21 December 2023. Due to the expected timing of ballots this will be provided as a one-off payment. This improvement is the Commonwealth’s final offer to conclude APS-wide bargaining.
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The Digital Traineeship Program welcomed its first cohort of participants induction training. This will prepare them for roles in their employing agencies and departments, the program’s early adopters.
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