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We publish a range of information about our department under the Information Publication Scheme (IPS).

The IPS promotes proactive disclosure of public sector information. It requires Australian Government agencies to publish information under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

We publish information on this page to comply with our IPS obligations.

This aligns with our IPS agency plan.

Our strategic priorities

Legal expenses

Our total expenditure on legal services for the 2022-23 financial year was $20,606,295. The internal legal spend was $7,225,813 and the external legal spend was $13,380,482. All figures are GST exclusive.

Consultation arrangements

Public consultation

Find our department's public consultations on our consultation hub website.

Corporate publications

Department of Industry, Science and Resources

Enterprise agreement 2024–2027

Our enterprise agreement sets out the employment terms and conditions for our Australian Public Service (APS) and executive level employees.
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Evaluation Strategy 2024–2028

The Evaluation Strategy 2024–2028 sets out the Department of Industry, Science and Resources' vision for evaluation from 2024 to 2028.
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Science, research and innovation (SRI) budget tables

Our Science, research and innovation (SRI) budget tables report the government’s investments in research and development (R&D), science, and innovation. The tables also provide…

Corporate news

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Make an impact by joining our 2025 graduate program

If you’re looking for an opportunity to make a real difference with the skills you gained at university, apply now for our graduate program. Applications close 15 April 2024.
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Our Evaluation Strategy 2024–2028

Our new strategy sets out the vision for evaluation in our work.
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Our 2023 APS Employee Census results

The 2023 APS Employee Census results are in. The census collects workforce views on important issues.

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