Explore and expand on your digital career path in government.
Developing your digital career
This section is designed for those who are:
- not new to digital, but new to the Australian Public Service (APS) or
- working in the APS already.
As you become established in your role, you may start to gain a strategic view on digital’s role in the APS.
You may want to connect with peers across government, to find opportunities and share knowledge.
- have been a digital professional for more than 2 years
- are looking to broaden your skillset or gain more advanced expertise in your existing role.
Then we think you will find this information useful.
Coaching for Women in Digital Program - It is life changing!
Sharing my Experience by Amanda Forde, Change and Communications Manager, Home Affairs
2022-23 APS Coaching for Women in Digital Program participant Amanda Forde shares her story Why did you decide to take part in the Coaching for Women in…
Coaching for Women in Digital Program - Develop your career and connect with EL1 women in data and digital
Kelly-Ann shares her experience in the Coaching for Women in Digital Program Kelly-Ann shares her experience in the Coaching for Women in Digital Program Why did you decide to take part in the Coaching for Women in Digital program? I was newly…
Stay connected with social media teams across the APS - join GovSocial
GovSocial is a new community of practice for APS employees who are interested in social media and its use GovSocial is a new community of practice on the Digital Profession. It is a space to discuss and share insights on social media and social media communications in…
New traineeship program to boost digital employment opportunities and diversity
The APS Digital Traineeship Program will create employment opportunities with 1,000 participants over the next 4 years. The Australian Public Service (APS) Digital Traineeship Program will create employment opportunities for First Nations peoples, women, older people,…
Digital Profession snapshot 2020 to 2022
A snapshot of achievements and milestones of the Digital Profession over its first 2 years. Image A 2-year snapshot of the Digital Profession 2020-2022. (PDF version, 94.9 Kb)
End of 2022 message from Head of Digital Profession
As Randall Brugeaud concludes his term as the inaugural Head of the Digital Profession this month, he reflects on the Digital Profession's achievements and highlights. This month I conclude my term as the inaugural Head of the Digital Profession. It has been an honour…
Gamification in government
At PAX AU 2022, the Gamifying Government Panel showcased public sector innovation that uses game design technology and priciples. Since 2018, the Gamifying Government Panel at PAX Aus convention has showcased how government is using gaming, 3D and virtual reality technology…
Taking steps towards accessibility and inclusion
Talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion helps remove barriers that exclude people with a disability. Cath Rayner at work at her desk By Susan Baird I recently took the…
Developing as a leader through Coaching for Women in Digital program
Kylie Potter from Services Australia talks about her experiences as a recent participant in this program. The Coaching for Women in Digital Program works with female digital professionals to help them progress and develop as leaders in government. Kylie Potter from Services…