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Attachment A: Activities and Measures
Strategic priority Performance measure Area of focus Targets Relevant reporting period for targets
2019–20 2020–21 2021–22 2022–23
Ensuring good governance Transform the APS employment framework Employment framework Feedback from stakeholders indicates an increased knowledge and confidence in using more contemporary employment practices Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
APS census results indicate an increase in mobility opportunities and collaboration across the APS Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Diversity and inclusion Diversity and gender strategies endorsed by the Secretaries Equality and Diversity Council Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Census results for diversity and inclusion reflect a positive shift in the perceptions of all employees, and employees from specific diversity groups Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Shape the APS workforce Workplace relations 100% new agreements made are compliant with Government policy Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Lifting the capability of the APS Build workforce capability in the APS  Workforce strategy Strategy is endorsed by Secretaries Board by the end of 2019. Feedback from building digital capability program a positive shift in capability Green tick      
Data and Research Our data is regularly used to develop and assess workforce policies and practices
We respond to >85 per cent of data requests within five days
Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
APS employee census response rates remain high Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Workplace relations Evaluation data indicates a positive shift in agencies’ workplace relations capability Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Learning and development Evaluation data from learning and development programs indicates a positive shift in capability Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Building leadership for the future Strengthen leadership in the APS Leadership development Evaluation data from leadership development initiatives indicates a positive shift in capability Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Talent management Feedback from Talent Councils indicates they are supported to operate effectively Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Attachment A: Activities and Measures
Strategic priority Performance measure Area of focus Targets Relevant reporting period for targets
2019–20 2020–21 2021–22 2022–23
Providing stewardship for the APS Provide the voice of the APS   Communication Number of hits and length of time on our website increases Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Number of social media followers increases Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
State of the Service Report Commentary associated with the report’s release and the hits to the website indicate influence of the report Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
International Programs deliver on outcomes as agreed with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Requests from international partners to share information on policies and practices increase Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Upholding the integrity of the APS Promote a high standard of integrity in the APS Integrity advice Publications, networks, and other support services are regularly used across the APS Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
APS Values Evaluation data indicates that managers and employees understand their professional obligations as APS employees Green tick Green tick Green tick Green tick
Providing the right tools and workplace for our staff Be an employer of choice in a competitive marketplace Workforce plan Workforce Plan developed by the end of 2019 Green tick      
Financial Strategy endorsed by mid-2020 Green tick       
Governance Governance Improvement Plan endorsed by the end of 2019 Green tick      
Digital strategy Digital Strategy endorsed by mid-2020 Green tick      
Last reviewed: 
21 August 2019