Tag Archives: 2016-17 State of the Service

APS Values and the Code of Conduct

The Australian community is entitled to expect employees of the Australian Public Service to behave with the highest personal integrity. The APS Values and the APS Code of Conduct clearly explain the standard expected of employees. Results from the 2017 APS employee census show that […]

Unscheduled Absence

Managing workplace absence continues to be a challenge for the Australian Public Service (APS). In 2016-17, the overall APS unscheduled absence rate was 11.4 days per employee1. Small agencies tended to have lower unscheduled absence rates compared to medium or large agencies (Table 1). There […]

Attraction and separation

Tracking the motivations behind people joining and leaving the APS helps to develop talent and employment value strategies. In 2016–17, there were 9,123 engagements and 9,677 separations of ongoing employees in the APS. Figure 1: Headcount, engagements and separations of ongoing APS employees Learn more […]

2016-2017 State of the Service Report has been tabled in Parliament

The 2016-2017 State of the Service report was tabled in Parliament on 27 November 2017. The recently published 2016-17 State of the Service Report reveals that the APS is well positioned to embrace the changes and challenges of the future of work. Some significant changes […]