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About us

Our diverse department delivers services to benefit Queenslanders and support Government service delivery.

Our major areas are:

Our vision

Working together with respect and compassion to influence change and deliver responsive services that build a healthy and connected Queensland.

Our values

Our values underpin our work and our culture. We are engaged in the work we do and committed to:

  • putting customers first: by understanding our customers at all levels and delivering what matters
  • transforming ideas into action: by delivering responsive and innovative solutions, encouraging and embracing new ideas, and working across boundaries
  • unleashing potential: by being clear about our vision and continuing to challenge ourselves
  • being courageous: by taking calculated risks to achieve better outcomes
  • empowering people: by leading by example within an integrated department
  • ensuring a safe work environment: by making the safety of our workers, customers, contractors, other stakeholders and the public our priority.

Our professional standards and practice

We are committed to high standards of professional conduct, and honest and ethical business practices. We also have a zero tolerance approach towards fraud and corruption and expect an ethical standard of conduct from the people and entities we interact with.

You can read our Fraud and Corruption Prevention Policy (PDF, 343KB) for more information.​​​​​



Last updated 23 July 2018    Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
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