Tag Archives: APSED

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 […]

APS Statistical Bulletin 2016-17

The APS Statistical Bulletin for 2016-17 was released on Tuesday 26th September by the Australian Public Service Commissioner. View the Statistical Bulletin here. The Statistical Bulletin is a bi-annual statistical overview of the APS workforce employed under the Public Service Act 1999. This edition is […]

2015-2016 State of the Service Report has been tabled in Parliament

The 2015-2016 State of the Service report was tabled in Parliament on 28 November 2016. Australian Public Service Commissioner the Hon John Lloyd PSM said the report highlights the strengths of the Australian Public Service with high levels of integrity, professionalism and engagement. “The 2016 […]

APS Statistical Bulletin 2015-16

APS Statistical Bulletin 2015-16 The APS Statistical Bulletin for 2015-16 was released today by the Australian Public Service Commissioner. View the Statistical Bulletin here. The Statistical Bulletin presents an annual summary of employment data under the Public Service Act 1999 for the preceding financial year. […]

Young employees in the APS

An earlier APSC post describes the age composition of the APS. Among other trends, it shows there has been a decline in the proportion of young APS employees over the past 50 years. The reasons for this are discussed below. “There has been a decline […]

Older workers in the APS

The Australian population is ageing. This is reflected in the age composition of the Australian Public Service (APS). For the past 30 years, the average age of APS employees has been rising. At June 2015 the average age of APS employees was 43.5 years. Between […]

APS representation of people with disability

The APS should represent the community it serves. The APS works to identify and remove any workplace barriers impacting employees’ efforts to achieve their full potential. Reasonable workplace adjustments for employees with disability can maximise participation and contribution in the workplace. Over the last two […]

APS Non-ongoing workforce

The right workforce composition is a key attribute of high performing organisations. Good workforce planning practices help ensure an agency has the right mix of non-ongoing employees, contractors, labour hires, part-time and casual employees at any given time. “Women represent over 63% of non-ongoing APS […]

APS employee headcount

The structure of Australian Public Service employment is continuing to change. As a result, the composition of the workforce is changing. This ensures that the APS continues to have the capability to deliver the government’s policy agenda in the most efficient and effective manner. At […]

Representation of women in the APS

The Commonwealth of Australia was established on 1 January 1901. The Australian Public Service was created on that day. “APS parity for women at the EL 1 level in 2015” Tweet to @sosrExchange Although women were employed in the APS from the beginning they were […]