The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business works to two Ministers. Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, and The Hon Steve Irons MP, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships.
Secretary Kerri Hartland and the deputy secretaries are responsible for the delivery of the department’s services.
The 2018–19 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 2018–19.
Strategic Plan 2017–2020
The Strategic Plan 2017–2020 sets the direction for how the Department works for the coming four years.
IT Strategic Plan 2018–2022
The IT Strategic Plan 2018–2022 sets the IT direction for how the Department works for the coming four years.
The User-Centred Strategy 2017 outlines how the Department will continue to build its user-centred capability to achieve our vision: More Jobs. Great Workplaces.
In addition to the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, a number of 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
- Australian Building and Construction Commission
Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Client Service Charter
The Client Service Charter is a statement of what the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 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.