About the Department

The department is responsible for the design and implementation of the Australian Government's infrastructure, transport and regional development policies and programs. We work to:

  • Support economic growth through transport
  • Make travel safer
  • Increase transport access
  • Keep transport secure
  • Support regional development and local communities
  • Provide good governance in the territories
  • Great Cities. Strong Regions. Connecting Australians.

  • Our key priorities and activities along with our strategic agenda, the environment in which we work and how we will position ourselves to respond to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

  • Portfolio legislation and matters dealt with by the department.

  • Our business divisions and structure.

  • About our Secretary Mr Simon Atkinson.

  • Our charter for being an open and accountable organisation with a strong client-focused culture.

  • Employment conditions information.

  • Appointments made under Acts administered by the portfolio, other than the appointments of APS employees under the Public Service Act 1999.

  • Remuneration of executives by financial year

  • Our Australian Public Service (APS) Employee Census results provide us with an opportunity to identify areas where we are performing well, and where we need to focus our attention for improvement. A response rate of 87% provides a high level of validity to the results - we are excited to see an overall improvement in our departmental results in comparison to 2018.

  • How the department collects, uses, handles, stores and discloses personal information.

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Last Updated: 19 December, 2019

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