About the department
The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations contributes to Australia's economic prosperity and social wellbeing by enabling access to quality skills, training and employment to support Australians find secure work in fair, productive and safe workplaces.
The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations enables access to quality skills, training, and employment to support Australians to find secure work in fair, productive and safe workplaces – supporting individuals and our nation to prosper.
The Annual Report provides information about the Department's achievements, corporate arrangements and performance.
Paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Service Directions 2017 requires that, by 30 October each year, agencies make publicly available records of the legal services expenditure for the previous financial year.
The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations is a new entity, having formed 1 July 2022. The department’s corporate plan is currently under development.
Gifts and benefits accepted by staff in the department with a value exceeding $AUD100.00 (excluding GST).
Under Senate Orders we must publish information about our appointments and vacancies, contracts, files and grants.
The object of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) is to give the Australian community access to information held by the Australian Government.
The Information Publication Scheme (IPS) is established under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).
The department is committed to developing an equitable society that recognises the unique strengths of Australia’s First Nations people and empowering them to contribute to skills, training and employment outcomes that reflect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander priorities, values, and strengths.
The department has mechanisms in place for receiving feedback on our programs and services, as it is integral to our on-going improvement.
For departmental enquiries relating to Employment or Employment related services. The department will direct your enquiry to the appropriate team to assist you.