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Incorporates the electronic APS Employment Gazette. Includes APS employment opportunities as well as employment opportunities within the Parliamentary Service.

Australian Public Service Commission

APS Values and Code of Conduct in practice: A guide to official conduct for APS employees and agency heads

Behaving ethically is critical in the public sector. This guide assists APS employees to understand the practical application of the APS ethics framework — the Values and Code of Conduct — in both common and unusual circumstances.

Australian Public Service Commission

Australian Public Service Commission

Aims to lead and shape a unified, high-performing Australian Public Service (APS).

Australian Public Service Commission

Building capability: a framework for managing learning and development in the APS

Provides a guide to a better practice model for managing learning and development processes across the APS and also source of audit criteria for future ANAO work.

Australian Public Service Commission


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Provides a wiki, a task and issue tracker for project management, and a discussion forum to support secure online collaboration across agencies at federal, state or local government levels.

Department of Finance

Guidance on caretaker conventions

During the caretaker period, the business of government continues. The 'caretaker conventions' ensure that the caretaker government's actions do not bind an incoming government and limit its freedom of action.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Guidelines and procedures

Provides advice to other Australian Government agencies on many aspects of public administration. This section highlights some of these guidelines and procedures.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

In Work and In Play: Building the Canberra Community

Celebrating the role the Australian Public Service (APS) has played in shaping Canberra over the past 100 years. The project explores four themes relating to life in the APS and Canberra: community, at home, workplace and defining moments.

National Capital Authority

Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF)

Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF) supersedes the Protective Security Manual (PSM). It provides the appropriate controls for the Australian Government to protect its people, information and assets, at home and overseas.

Attorney-General's Department

Public Sector Innovation Toolkit

Developed to assist individual public servants, public sector teams and agencies wanting to increase the extent and effectiveness of their innovation efforts.

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Public Sector Management (PSM) Program

A joint venture between federal, state and territory governments, the PSM Program is a coordinated strategy to deliver high quality public sector management training.

Australian Public Service Commission

Public Service Gazette

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Published daily by the Australian Public Service Commission. The Gazette includes notices of examination, APS employment opportunities, APS staff movements, promotions and terminations of employment, as well as employment opportunities and staff movements in the Parliamentary Service.

Australian Public Service Commission

Revisions to the Commission's guidance on making public comment and participating online

Helps APS employees understand the issues to take into account when considering making public comment, including online, and helps inform agency policies in this regard.

Australian Public Service Commission

State of the Service series

Includes a report on the state of the Australian Public Service during the year.

Australian Public Service Commission