To support the achievement of these priorities, there are eight key activities that the Commission undertakes:
We provide strategic direction, in partnership with APS agencies, on whole-of-APS capability, integrity and workforce matters to ensure the APS is ready for future demands.
We facilitate collaboration between APS agencies, between the APS and other domestic and international government agencies, and between the APS and the private sector
Policy and guidance
We develop, implement, maintain and reform policy and guidance to support the APS to have a unified and effective approach on matters such as integrity, diversity and inclusion, temporary mobility, and workforce management.
Platforms and services
We provide key, APS-wide platforms and services that support efficiency and collaboration between APS agencies.
Learning and development
We enable learning and development opportunities through important initiatives such as the APS Academy.
Advice and assistance
We provide advice and assistance to agencies and our foreign partners on public service matters.
We collect and share important information about the APS.
We provide strategic and secretariat support to key forums to enable them to effectively deliver outcomes that prepare the APS for the future.