During 2014−15, the Commission continued to work with APS agencies to strengthen their capability to respond to the government's agenda. Our key areas of focus have been initiatives to deliver a smaller, more flexible APS. These include modernising and streamlining our industrial relations framework, managing a reduction in APS staffing numbers, and developing the leadership cadre of the APS...
The Australian Public Service Commission is a central agency within the Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio. The Commission supports two statutory office holders: the Public Service Commissioner—who is also agency head—and the Merit Protection Commissioner.