|Formed 26 November 2001|
|Dissolved 3 December 2007|
|Preceding Department Department of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business|
Superseding agency Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (also called DEWR) was an Australian government department that existed between November 2001 and December 2007.
Information about the department's functions and/or government funding allocation could be found in the Administrative Arrangements Orders, the annual Portfolio Budget Statements, in the Department's annual reports and on the Department's website.
According to the Administrative Arrangements Order (AAO) made on 26 November 2001, the Department dealt with::
The Department was an Australian Public Service department, staffed by officials who were responsible to the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations. The Secretary of the Department was Peter Boxall.