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About the Department

The Australian Government Department of Employment is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.

Department of Employment Graduate Programme

The Department of Employment offers career opportunities to university graduates interested in supporting national policies and programmes that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.

Budget

Employment Portfolio Budget Statements

Jobs at the Department of Employment

The Department of Employment offers career opportunities in a department that is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces. View current Department of Employment Vacancies

Indigenous Australian Government Development Programme (IAGDP)

The Indigenous Australian Government Development Programme (IAGDP) is an entry-level employment and development programme for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are interested in working in the Australian Public Service (APS).

Grants

The Department of Employment may offer grants to organisations or individuals, to support the Australian Government’s agenda to create more jobs and increase productivity.

Reconciliation Action Plan

The 2014-2016 Reconciliation Action Plan promotes the Department’s commitment to reconciliation and improving outcomes for Indigenous Australians in the key areas of employment and workplace relations, and is taking a coordinated approach to embedding reconciliation into everyday business...

Legal services annual expenditure

The department’s Legal Service Expenditure.

Annual Reports

The Annual Report provides information about the Department's achievements, corporate arrangements and performance.