Diversity and Inclusion


The department is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce and supports reconciliation.

We value the contributions of people with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This commitment is reinforced in our:

Employee Networks

The department actively encourages diversity and supports the following staff networks:

  • Indigenous Staff Network (ISN)
  • Disability and Carers Network (DCN)
  • Gender Equality Network  Inclusion for Everyone (GENIE)
  • Network of Employment Women in IT  (NEWinIT)
  • Pride Network

Diversity Champions

As a further commitment to workplace diversity, the department has appointed members of the Senior Executive Service (SES) to the roles of:

  • Indigenous Leader
  • Indigenous Champion
  • Disability Champion
  • Pride Champion 

Their role is to assist in progressing diversity and inclusion within the department and offer support to employees from diverse groups.   

For more information visit the Department Champions page.


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