Corporate information


Safe Work Australia operates under the Commonwealth Government’s accountability and governance frameworks and must comply with a range of legislation and mandatory requirements including the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and the Public Service Act 1999.

This site contains information on:


Safe Work Australia presents its budget as a Portfolio Budget Statement (PBS) which is published in the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations PBS.

View the Portfolio Budget Statements.

Safe Work Australia Corporate Plan

Safe Work Australia is required to prepare a corporate plan that promotes its strategic vision and goals over the next four years. The corporate plan is consistent with the requirements of the Safe Work Australia Act 2008 and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

View the current Corporate Plan

Safe Work Australia Operational Plan

Safe Work Australia is required to prepare an operational plan for each financial year. The plans include the activities that are to be undertaken by Safe Work Australia in performing its functions.

View the current Operational Plan

Legal expenditure

This report includes information on total legal services expenditure by Safe Work Australia, including both internal and external legal services.

View the report on legal services expenditure.

Sponsorship and funding

Safe Work Australia provides sponsorships to raise awareness of work health and safety in the community.

View the sponsorship and funding agreements.

Contracts (Murray Motion)

Senate Order 192 of 20 June 2001 requires agencies to publish a list of contracts entered into.

View more information on Safe Work Australia’s contracts.

Freedom of information (FOI)

The broad objective of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) provides the public a legal right to seek access to documents held by the Government.

View more information about FOI and how to make a FOI application.

View the FIO Disclosure Log.

View the Information Publication Scheme Agency Plan.

Index list of files (Harradine)

Safe Work Australia, in accordance with the requirements of the Senate Procedural Orders of Continuing Effect publishes Indexed List of Files twice a year.

View the indexed list of files.

Corporate publications

Safe Work Australia produces the following corporate publications:

Agency Multicultural Plan

In accordance with the Australian Government’s Multicultural Access and Equity Policy, Safe Work Australia has developed an Agency Multicultural Plan (AMP). The AMP sets out practical and defined actions and targets on Safe Work Australia’s business activities to ensure its work is responsive and accessible to all Australians including culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Agency Multicultural Plan ( Agency Multicultural PlanPDF 66kb | Agency Multicultural PlanDOCX 41kb)

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