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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

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…
Department of Industry, Science and Resources

Science, research and innovation (SRI) budget tables 2023–24

These budget tables outline the Australian Government’s investment in science, research and innovation from 1978–79 to 2023–24.
National Measurement Institute

Legal metrology priorities 2023–24

The National Measurement Institute's legal metrology priorities for 2023–24 outline our objectives, actions, performance measures and targeted sector rationale.

Corporate news

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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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Read our 2022–23 annual report

The report outlines our work and performance for the last financial year.
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Announcing our 2023–24 corporate plan

Read about the department’s strategic direction in our latest corporate plan.

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