Each year our staff take part in the Australian public service (APS) employee census. All staff across the APS were able to complete this survey.
We release our census results to be more transparent and accountable.
What we do with the results
We support our people to deliver effective and efficient public services.
The census allows staff to have their say on important workforce issues. This includes:
- job satisfaction
- employee engagement
- performance management
- general impressions of the Australian Public Service
We use census results to inform strategies, policies, and evaluate initiatives.
The 2023 APS employee census was our first as a new agency. We are committed to making sure our staff views are heard and actioned.
Census reporting is subject to strict privacy rules.
Find out more on the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) website:
The results of our first APS Employee Census are now available.
We were established on 1 July 2022. You can read past results via the departments that were previously responsible for our portfolio.
Read more about the APS Employee Census and results on the APSC website.
The action plan is a statement about what we want to achieve, created in a deliberative, consultative and transparent way.
We have committed to actions in key focus areas in our 2023 Action Plan which will support us in making the department the best place to work.
Climate change and energy
Access previous census results (Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources)
Environment and water
Access previous census results (Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment)