Our Culture

Our culture is how we aspire to work and interact within our department and with others. 

Over the past year, we have been working hard to bring our five core culture traits life. 

These traits were selected by us, and tell the story of the culture we want in our department:

look forwardLook forward:
Thinking globally and creating long-term, whole-of-life-learning education policy.

collaborateCollaborate:
Sharing and connecting with others, partnering with stakeholders, our Ministers and the Australian community.

work smarterWork smarter:
Taking time to innovate and simplify, inspiring positivity and creating energy.

communicate openlyCommunicate Openly:
Taking time to innovate and simplify, inspiring positivity and creating energy.

trustTrust:
Enabling judgement and initiative, and empowering each other to take responsibility

 

The 'my department, our culture' video was was developed in 2019 to showcase our employees talking about what our culture means in practice.

If you look forward, collaborate, explore opportunities to work smarter, support open communication and build trust with your colleagues and stakeholders, we encourage you to apply to work with us!

To find out what jobs are available, visit our external vacancies page

To find out more about our department and what we offer, visit the ‘Why work with us?’ page.