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What we expect

What we expect of our employees.

AGD performance expectations

Our performance expectations explain the criteria for job suitability and performance for our people. They encourage consistent performance and help us achieve our goals.

See our performance expectations.

Security clearance

Our employees must hold a security clearance. Arrangements for you to obtain a clearance will occur before your start date.

You must disclose your personal information to obtain and maintain your clearance.


All new APS employees must complete a period of probation. The timeframe will depend on how long you are employed.

Get more information

Call our HR Assist team on 02 6141 6111 (option 2) between 8.30am and 5.00pm AET, or email us.


Contact details

HR Assist
02 6141 6111
Outside Australia: +61 2 6141 6111
3–5 National Circuit BARTON ACT 2600