Our vision

All Queenslanders to have the skills and opportunities to manage and adapt, now and into the future.

Our purpose

To empower and enable Queenslanders to take full advantage of employment, skilling and business opportunities, so people are ready to: invest in themselves and their future; and participate, employ and adapt to change, including to support economic recovery from the impacts of COVID-19.

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 are set out in the Statement of the Queensland Government's objectives for the community (PDF, 190KB).

We contribute to the government's objectives by supporting small businesses, and providing individuals with training and employment opportunities aligned with Queensland's employment, skilling and economic recovery priorities.

Our services and initiatives play a key role in the government's objectives for the community.

The department contributes to the government's objectives:

  • Supporting jobs
  • Backing small business
  • Making it for Queensland
  • Building Queensland
  • Growing our regions
  • Investing in skills
  • Backing our frontline services.

Last updated 29 March 2021

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