Diversity at Department of the Treasury

Please provide further information on diversity with respect to women, ethnic minorities and LGBT. Please comment on issues such as recruitment, retention, promotion, child care, maternity leave, etc.

Treasury�s Progressing Women Initiative has become a core part of the organisation. It aims to address the lack of women in senior positions, for example, by overcoming unconscious biases and updating the performance management framework.
Midlevel, Canberra
There�s a very strong program in place to address diversity issues, particularly women.
Midlevel, Canberra
Treasury is committed to diversity and recognises everyone has something different to contribute. There are many programmes and initiatives dedicated to ensure this continues.
Graduate, Canberra
Flexible work is available. The Department runs an inclusivity program designed to make the department more inclusive than it has been in the past.
Graduate, Canberra
There is a Progressing Women Initiative which aims to get women into the Senior Executive Service (higher levels in the Department).
Midlevel, Canberra
The progressing women initiative remains strong and flexible work practices are encouraged. Improvements can be made in ensuring new recruits (such as the graduate intake) represent more diversity.
Midlevel, Canberra

What does your company do to attract applicants from less privileged backgrounds?

The Australian Public Service (APS) has various programmes to ensure people from less privileged backgrounds are given opportunities in the APS.
Graduate, Canberra
Unsure. I know Treasury does have an indigenous pathways program.
Graduate, Canberra
One of the programs that Treasury offers is an Indigenous Cadetship Programme, as part of Treasury's Indigenous Employment Strategy.
Graduate, Canberra
Graduate interviews are held in most capital cities and a moving allowance is provided.
Midlevel, Canberra
There are relocation expenses, and the APS Indigenous Recruitment Policy.
Graduate, Canberra