Our vision

All Queenslanders to have the skills and opportunities to participate and prosper in the economy.

Our purpose

To increase economic readiness, so Queenslanders can take full advantage of opportunities. Economic readiness means more Queenslanders are:

  • ready to invest in themselves and their future
  • engage and participate in the economy
  • employ
  • respond to change.

Our services and initiatives play a key role in the Queensland Government's objectives for the community Our future state: Advancing Queensland's priorities. This is achieved by supporting small business to start, grow and employ and by providing individuals with training and employment opportunities aligned with Queensland's employment, skilling and economic priorities.

Our contribution to government objectives

The department is responsible for supporting the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development. In supporting our minister, the department is maintaining high-quality services and focusing on implementing the government's objectives for the community and its government commitments.

The Queensland Government’s objectives for the community are set out in Our future state.

Our future state is a clear plan to advance Queensland into the future. With over 5 million people now calling Queensland home, we're focused on taking on our greatest challenges now.

The department will contribute to the government's objectives:

Last updated 30 September 2019

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