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Our values

In pursuing our vision, we draw on our independence and our expertise in health and welfare to strive for excellence in all we do. We also uphold the APS values.

Impartial: We are apolitical and provide the Government with advice that is frank, honest, timely and based on the best available evidence.

Committed to service: We are professional, objective, innovative and efficient, and work collaboratively to achieve the best results for the Australian community and the Government.

Accountable: We are open and accountable to the Australian community under the law and within the framework of Ministerial responsibility.

Respectful: We respect all people, including their rights and their heritage.

Ethical: We demonstrate leadership, are trustworthy, and act with integrity, in all that we do.