State of the Service report series

State of the Service Report 2016-17

Front cover of State of the Service report 2016–17 The 2016–17 State of the Service report draws on a range of information sources. The traditional sources are the State of the Service agency survey, the APS employee census and the APS Employment Database (APSED). Information about the agency survey, employee census and APSED can be found on this website.

The 2016–17 State of the Service report is organised around the theme of ‘the future of work’, with sections focused on:

  1. Right people, right place, right time
  2. Innovative, collaborative and high performance government
  3. Working anytime and anywhere
  4. Data

Go to the ASPC website to view the full State of the Service Report 2016–17.

State of the Service Report 2015-16

Front cover of State of the Service report 2014–15 The 2015–16 State of the Service report draws on a range of information sources. The traditional sources are the State of the Service agency survey, the APS employee census and the APS Employment Database (APSED). Information about the agency survey, employee census and APSED can be found on this website.

The 2015–16 State of the Service report is structured around the following three themes:

  1. Performance
  2. Capability
  3. Integrity and accountability

Go to the ASPC website to view the full State of the Service Report 2015–16.

State of the Service Report 2014-15

Front cover of State of the Service report 2014–15 The 2014–15 State of the Service report draws on a range of information sources. The traditional sources are the State of the Service agency survey, the APS employee census and the APS Employment Database (APSED). Information about the agency survey, employee census and APSED can be found on this website.

In addition external sources are used including the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and independent senior reviewers.

The remainder of the 2014–15 State of the Service report is structured around the following themes:

  1. workforce capability, with a focus on leadership, diversity, talent management and attendance management
  2. the APS employment framework, including recruitment and employee mobility
  3. public sector performance, focusing on organisational capability, such as digital transformation readiness and innovation, and findings from the agency capability reviews
  4. APS Values and promoting integrity, including breaches of the Code of Conduct and perceptions of corruption in the APS.

Go to the ASPC website to view the full State of the Service Report 2014–15.

State of the Service Report 2013-14

Front cover of State of the Service report 2013–14 The 2013–14 State of the Service report was the seventeenth annual report on the state of the APS that Australian Public Service Commissioner presented to Parliament. The report has been significantly enhanced since it was first tabled in 1998. The 2013–14 State of the Service report is organised around three key agency capability themes, namely:

  • Efficiency
  • Effectiveness
  • Evaluation.

The report contains an overview addressing key contemporary issues in the APS. The remaining nine chapters of the report are grouped under the three key themes outlined above to provide a focus for understanding a range of organisational capability issues in the APS.

Go to the ASPC website to view the full State of the Service Report 2013–14.

State of the Service Report 2012–13Front cover of the State of the Service report 2012–13

The 2012–13 State of the Service report was the sixteenth annual report on the state of the APS that Australian Public Service Commissioner presented to Parliament. The 2012–13 State of the Service report is organised around the following three key workforce capability themes:

  • Leadership and culture
  • Human capital management
  • Organisational effectiveness.

The 10 chapters in the report are grouped into these themes to provide a focus for understanding the range of workforce capability issues in the APS.

Go to the ASPC website to view the full State of the Service Report 2012–13.

State of the Service Report 2011–12Front cover of the State of the Service report 2011–12

The 2011–12 State of the Service report was the fifteenth annual report on the state of the APS that the Public Service Commissioner presented to Parliament. The 2011–12 State of the Service report is organised around the following three key workforce capability themes:

  • Leadership and culture
  • Human capital management
  • Organisational effectiveness.

The 10 chapters in the report are grouped into these themes to provide a focus for understanding the range of workforce capability issues in the APS.

Go to the ASPC website to view the full State of the Service Report 2011–12.

State of the Service Report 2010–11Front cover of the State of the Service report 2010–11

The 2010–11 State of the Service report was the fourteenth annual report on the state of the APS that Australian Public Service Commissioner presented to Parliament.

Go to the ASPC website to view the full State of the Service Report 2010–11.

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