APS Professional Streams
The APS Professional Stream Strategies (Professions) are workforce initiatives established to increase the capability of APS employees working in critical disciplines or functional areas. The Professions were established to address identified, critical workforce capability gaps within the APS.
In his role as Head of Professions, the Australian Public Service Commissioner provides overarching leadership and stewardship for the Heads of Professional Streams.
The role of each of the Heads of Professional Streams is to:
• Set direction and provide guidance for the Professional Stream work program in accordance with expectations set by the Head of Professions
• Provide leadership and stewardship of the Professional Stream
• Represent and promote Professional Streams in various forums to ensure that each Professional Stream is recognised and valued across the APS.