About us


This page provides access to information about the structure and operations of the Department, with links to key reporting documents and to information on career options and employment benefits.

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Our work

The Department has four strategic priorities.

  • enhancing digital productivity
  • enhancing digital infrastructure
  • promoting efficient communications markets
  • strengthening our capabilities.

Corporate Plan

Read more about the Department's purpose, role, strategic priorities, culture and values in the 2014-17 Corporate Plan.

Corporate Plan

To print the Corporate Plan (PDF), please select 'print both sides' or 'two-sided' in your print dialogue settings and 'flip on short edge'. This will print the plan in landscape orientation as a concertina tri-fold document.

Folding instructions

Key people and organisational structure

Find the responsibilities of senior executive staff and see how operational areas of the department are grouped.

The Department implemented a new organisational structure from September 2014 to support the delivery of its strategic priorities for 2014-17.

Social Media Public Policy

The Social Media Public Policy explains how the Department engages in social media. It outlines what you can expect from us and the things we expect from you when you engage with us. This policy relates to all of our social media activities.

Accountability and reporting

The links below provide access to a range of resources with detailed information on different aspects of administration of the department.

Public Interest Disclosure

The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 came into effect 15 January 2014 and replaces existing legislation relating to whistleblowing in the Australian Public Service.

Australian Government Budget


Find details of current vacancies and graduate recruitment activities and how to apply, and the benefits of employment with the department.


Details of contracted service providers that deliver a range of departmental services are published in accordance with the government's Competitive Tendering and Contracting initiative.

Departmental archive

Information about the policies, programs and publications from previous iterations of the Department, such as the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, and the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts can be found on the National Library's online digital archive, PANDORA and Australian Government Web Archive. The websites are listed below.

Departmental website records   Australian  Government Web Archive link    PANDORA  link    PANDORA link    PANDORA link    PANDORA link

Ministerial website records    PANDORA link    PANDORA link    PANDORA link    PANDORA link    PANDORA link    PANDORA link    PANDORA link    PANDORA link

Contact us

How to email or otherwise contact the department or the Minister.

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