Accessing information

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 2021-22 financial year was $26,472,800. The internal legal spend was $8,366,278 and the external legal spend was $18,106,522. All figures are GST exclusive.

Consultation arrangements

Public consultation

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

Corporate publications

National Measurement Institute

National Measurement Institute: national compliance plan

This plan details the National Measurement Institute’s legal metrology compliance activities. It demonstrates our best-practice approach to regulation.
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Privacy policy

The Department of Industry, Science and Resources (we, our, us, the department) recognises the importance of protecting your privacy and personal information.
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Departmental response to the ANAO performance audit of the Entrepreneurs’ Programme

The ANAO tabled the performance audit for the procurement of delivery partners for the Entrepreneurs' Programme. Read our response.

Corporate news

Jo White

New head of Questacon appointed

Sydney science and conservation leader Jo White has been appointed the Director of Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre.
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A perspective on the financial system through COVID and beyond

Secretary Quinn delivered the Shann Memorial Lecture at the University of Western Australia

Machinery of Government (MoG) changes to our department from 1 July 2022

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is now the Department of Industry, Science and Resources. Read about the changes and find links to the new Department of Climate…