Resources

Access our publications for more information on APS Reform.

  • Trust and Satisfaction in Australian Democracy survey report

    How do Australians feel about their democracy? Engaging with over 6,000 Australians in June and November 2023, this report explores public sentiment in a time when global democracies face many challenges.

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  • Trust in Australian public services: 2023 Annual Report

    This report has detailed findings on people’s levels of trust and satisfaction of Australian public services.

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  • Communications materials for agencies - Progress of APS Reform

    The APS Reform Office within the Australian Public Service Commission have developed these digital communication assets to help you communicate with staff about APS Reform across your agency and department.

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  • APS Capability Reinvestment Fund 2024-25

    The Australian Public Service Capability Reinvestment Fund (the Fund) is an innovative approach to investing in the organisational capability of the APS. The Fund supports our APS Reform priority to be an APS with the capability to do its job well.

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  • What would you like to see in a future APS?

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  • What is a highlight of your APS career?

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  • APS Capability Reinvestment Fund 2023-24

    The APS Capability Reinvestment Fund is an innovative approach to invest in the organisational capability of the APS.

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  • Be part of the change: Come together to shape a common purpose for the APS

    Your chance to have your say on the purpose of the Australian Public Service (APS) is here. All APS employees and the public can contribute to creating one common purpose statement for the APS.“Why does the APS need a common purpose?” you might ask. A common purpose statement will set out our unified vision and make it clear what the APS aspires to. 

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  • APS Purpose Statement Deliberative Committee Terms of Reference

    Scope: APS Purpose Statement Deliberative CommitteeChanges are proposed to the Public Service Act 1999 that will help the APS better serve the Government, the Parliament, and the Australian community into the future.

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  • Hear from staff across the APS

    Staff across the APS talk about the importance of having a say about the future of the public service.

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  • Consultation Paper: Proposed updates to the Public Service Act 1999 and subordinate legislation

    IntroductionThe Australian Government is expected to introduce a Public Service Amendment Bill to amend the Public Service Act 1999 as part of its plan to reform the Australian Public Service (APS). These reforms are intended to help the APS better serve the Government, the Parliament, and the Australian community into the future.

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  • Stewardship Communication Materials for agencies

    This content has been created to assist you to communicate with staff in your department or agency about public consultation on the addition of stewardship to the APS Values. Content can be used on your intranet pages, messages to staff, or any other internal channels. 

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