Starting your digital career

We provide support for professionals starting a new digital career in the APS.

We've designed this section for those who are:

  • new to the Australian Public Service and/or
  • new to working in a digital career or role and/or
  • looking for a career change to digital.

If you:

  • have been a digital professional for under 2 years
  • or are exploring the idea of a digital career, and whether it is right for you.

We think you will find this content useful.

Jamming for the people: designing for real change

Every year, professionals in public services across the world take part in the Global GovJam challenge to discuss, design and create solutions to deliver better services and products. This year’s Australian entry included members from the Digital Profession community. Every…

Using oneAPS to uplift team skills and knowledge

IP Australia recently found that sending a staff member on a short, flexible mobility opportunity can provide many benefits. Are you a manager in the APS looking for ways to help your staff develop their skills and experience? IP Australia recently found that sending a…

Reflections on Coaching for Women in Digital

We spoke to 2 participants in the Coaching for Women in Digital program about their experience. If their stories resonate with you, apply now – applications close 9 August. Coaching for Women in Digital is a 12-month program for talented Executive Level 1 (EL1) female,…

Albert flexes his skills on a oneAPS opportunity

Albert Iskandar talks about his oneAPS opportunity as a visual scribe. The Australian Government’s Digital Identity program was seeking a visual scribe to capture a stakeholder webinar. Albert Iskandar from Services Australia said, “Yes please!”

Welcome to the Digital Profession

We've released the Digital Profession's new website, Member Community Platform, and updated membership offering. We've released the Digital Profession's new website, Member Community Platform, and updated membership offering.

Agile

Agile is a set of principles, behaviours and approaches for delivering work. Many organisations successfully operate in agile. Agile is a set of principles, behaviours and approaches for delivering work. Many organisations successfully operate in agile.

Stand-ups

Use stand-ups as meetings to connect, plan and prioritise work, share updates and roadblocks. Use stand-ups as meetings to connect, plan, share updates and roadblocks.

Join the Digital Profession

Be recognised for your digital expertise across the government and create a digital-ready public service. Be recognised for your digital expertise across government and create a digital-ready public service.

Digital Profession Insights podcast

Is Australia Digital Ready? The Digital Profession’s Insight series explores the capabilities, tools and approaches needed for professionals and agencies to be Digital Ready.  Is Australia Digital Ready? The Digital Profession’s Insight series explores the…