APS Employee Census

2023 APS Employee Census

The National Archives' 2023 Australian Public Service Employee census results are outlined in the highlights report (PDF 1.3 MB).

The main observations from the National Archives census results include:

  • 94% of respondents understand how their role contributes to achieving an outcome for the Australian public, and 87% believe strongly in the purpose and objectives of my agency
  • 89% of respondents report a willingness to go the 'extra mile' when required, and 91% suggest ideas to improve our way of doing things.
  • 80% of respondents reported being proud to work at National Archives (+5%), and 82% feel committed to the agency's goals.
  • The most common responses when asked what the agency is doing really well related to delivering core business, making records accessible to the public, engagement with the public, digitisation and preservation of our collection in addition to providing a support and inclusive culture.

As an agency we are working to strengthen National Archives' workforce capacity and capability and will continue to focus on attracting, retaining and developing a high-performing workforce.

Outlined in the Agency Action Plan are our focus areas over the next 12 months:

  • Continuing to develop a strong senior leadership team
  • Prioritising workloads for better health and wellbeing
  • Access to contemporary tools and resources
  • One-Archives approach to working with each other.

2023 Highlights Report Excel version (XLSX 41 KB).

2022 APS Employee Census

The National Archives 2022 Australian Public Service Employee census results are outlined in the highlights report (PDF).

2021 APS Employee Census

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2020 APS Employee Census

The National Archives 2019 Australian Public Service Employee census results are outlined in the highlights report (PDF, 1.1 MB).