The Department of Employment works to one Minister, the Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash.
Secretary Kerri Hartland and the deputy secretaries are responsible for the delivery of the department’s services.
The 2017–18 Corporate Plan is the primary planning document which outlines the Department’s purpose, environment, performance, capability and risk management.
The plan, which is a requirement under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, will be reported against in the Annual Report 2017–18 and updated on an annual basis.
Department of Employment Strategic Plan 2017–2020
The Department of Employment Strategic Plan 2017–2020 sets the direction for how the Department works for the coming four years.
The Department of Employment Innovation Framework 2016-18 connects innovative people, ideas and resources to achieve our Strategic Plan 2014–2017 vision: More Jobs. Great Workplaces.
In addition to the Department of Employment, a number of employment portfolio agencies help deliver the Australian Government’s workplace relations system.
- Fair Work Commission
- Fair Work Ombudsman
- Safe Work Australia
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency
- Fair Work Building and Construction
Department of Employment Client Service Charter
The Client Service Charter is a statement of what the Department of Employment does and the standards of service you can expect from the department. This Client Service Charter is the overarching charter for the department. Some of the department’s programmes have specific charters or feedback or complaints channels which apply to their particular business activities.