4.1 Staff are role capable and have a clear understanding of expectations and accountabilities
Effective lifecycle management of the AEC workforce is embedded in human resource systems and guided by strategy
Training and development activities evaluated and lessons from the 2019 federal election are implemented
A capability framework defines learning pathways for AEC staff at all levels
The AEC workforce is central to achieving our purpose and advancing our agency directions.
A new AEC Learning and Professional Development Strategy was released in June, which guides our approach to learning and development, future investment, workforce capability, and agility (see Developing People, section 5).
An AEC People Strategy is being finalised for release in 2020–21, along with associated action plans.
Approximately 99% of identified AEC APS staff completed mandatory corporate learning in 2019–20.
A further 99% of the AEC’s temporary election workforce who were required to undertake election-specific training for the Eden-Monaro by-election, completed this successfully.
New flagship AEC learning programs were developed for delivery in 2020–21.
A capability framework will be released in 2020–21 to encourage continuous staff learning and development, and to build capabilities for success.