2013-14 Legal Services Expenditure Report for the Department of Social Services and Portfolio Bodies
DSS is required, under the Legal Services Directions 2005, to report on legal services expenditure each financial year.
2011-14 FaHCSIA Strategic Framework
The Strategic Framework guides our work. Our purpose is improving the lives of Australians by creating opportunities for economic and social participation by individuals, families and communities.
The department's annual reports from 2000-2001 onwards.
Budget and Additional Estimates Statements
The department's budget and additional estimates statements from 2000-2001 onwards.
Business Partnership Agreement
The Agreement defines how Centrelink will deliver services on behalf of the Department. The statement is signed by the Department and Centrelink.
Departmental Contract Listing
List of departmental Contract Listings, as required by Senate Order.
Departmental File List
Indexed list of departmental files as required by Senate Order.
Department of Social Services Corporate Plan 2015-16
The DSS Corporate Plan sets out our vision and mission, and our strategic priorities for the next four years.
DSS Annual Deregulation Report 2014
The 2014 Annual Deregulation Report provides details about the Department’s deregulation activities over the past year.
DSS's commitment to Workplace Diversity
We recognise that our people - with their diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds - are our greatest resource.
DSS Service Charter
This Service Charter outlines the purpose and the high standards of service provided by the Department.
FAHCSIA Enterprise Agreement 2012-2014
The Department's Enterprise Agreement 2012-2014, outlining terms and conditions of employment within the Department.
FaHCSIA Facts and Figures
FaHCSIA Facts and Figures is a pocket-sized booklet containing basic statistical information about the department's programs, as well as demographic information relevant to the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs portfolio.
FaHCSIA People Strategy 2012-14
It articulates an overarching vision and provides a strategic direction to guide and align people management efforts across the entire organisation including our network of offices across Australia.
- FaHCSIA's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workforce Strategy 2010-12
FaHCSIA's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workforce Strategy seeks to improve the attraction, retention and career development outcomes of suitably skilled, motivated and committed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
DSS Reconciliation Action Plan
The Department's Reconciliation Action Plan sets our path for building reconciliation at an organisational level.
DSS Agency Multicultural Plan
DSS Agency Multicultural Plan (AMP) reflects the requirements and considerations of the Australian Government’s revised Multicultural, Access and Equity Policy – Respecting Diversity. Improving Responsiveness.
- Policy for the Recruitment and Retention of People with Disability
The Department is committed to ensuring an inclusive work environment enabling people with disability to fully participate in all aspects of employment.
Reasonable Adjustment Policy
The Department seeks to apply the principle of reasonable adjustment to remove barriers to participation in work by people with disability.
Our sustainability reports assess the Department's performance against social, environmental and economic indicators.