Accountability

How to access information, the reports we deliver and information that we report to parliament.

Accessing information

Transparency about our operations is important to us. We demonstrate our accountability and efficiency by providing readily accessible information to you.

On this page, you can learn how to access information and reports about us from our website or by contacting us.

You can access information from us under our Information Access Policy. Go to the Accessing our information page to find:

  • about our Information Publication Scheme
  • how to access information under our Information Access Policy
  • how to make a freedom of information request
  • what previous freedom of information requests have been made.

Reporting to parliament

We report specific information either directly to Parliament, or make it accessible on our website.

This information includes our:

Reports and submissions

We write and publish reports to let you know about activities we're doing.

For more information and to access these reports go to:

We also make submissions to reviews and prepare responses to research reports which relate to our activities.

You can see the submissions and responses we've made on our Submissions page.

Fair Work Ombudsman employee census highlights report 2020

The 2020 Fair Work Ombudsman employee census highlights report is now available.

The APS employee census is run by the Australian Public Service Commission, who have a legislative responsibility to report to Parliament each year on the ‘state of the APS’ and publish the State of the Service Report external-icon.png. The 2020 employee census was conducted from October to November 2020 and collected information on attitudes and opinions of APS employees. Find out more about the APS employee census external-icon.png.

The highlights report 2020 summarises key information about our employee census results. Download the FWO census highlights report 2020 .

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