We are open and transparent in what we do.
We release information:
- by Senate order
- by agreement of department Secretaries
- under direction of the Australian Public Service Commission
We also publish information to comply with Australian law. See an overview of what we publish.
Australian Public Service (APS) employee census
See our staff responses to the latest APS census.
Documents tabled in Parliament
See our documents we’ve tabled in Parliament.
See what we pay our executives and other highly-paid staff.
Gifts and benefits
See the gifts and benefits accepted by our Secretary.
See our responses to inquiries, reviews and reports that relate to our work.
See how much we pay for external legal services.
Senator the Hon Murray Watt was sworn in as Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry on 1 June 2022.
The following Ministers have been authorised to act on behalf of the current Minister.
|13-15 July 2022||The Hon Catherine King MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government|
|21-25 September 2022||The Hon Madeleine King MP, Minister for Resources and Minister for Northern Australia|
|17-23 December 2022||The Hon Catherine King MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government|
|16-23 January 2023||The Hon Catherine King MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government|
|6-16 April 2023||The Hon Andrew Giles MP, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs|
|24 June-6 July 2023||The Hon Tony Burke MP, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations and Minister for the Arts|
|16-24 September 2023||The Hon Brendan O’Connor MP, Minister for Skills and Training|
Acting Instruments of more than 2 weeks can be found on the Federal Register of Legislation.
See reporting to comply with Senate Orders, including: