Queensland Government Reviews

Updated 2 Aug 2020

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3.9
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Queensland Government Premier  Annastacia Palaszczuk
Annastacia Palaszczuk
17 Ratings
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  • "Bureaucracy, red tape, Time wasters that are just there for a paycheck(in 9 reviews)

  • "Public service is hard work but very rewarding(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good experience."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Officer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Queensland Government full-time

    Pros

    Work-life balance. Competitive salary packages. Supportive of career progression.

    Cons

    Red tape. Too much red tape.

  2. "Small teams"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Customer Service Officer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Queensland Government full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Small team like a family. The ability to grow capability as many jobs needed to be done.

    Cons

    Small team so if anyone was sick or away it would impact everyone.


  3. "Adequate"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - AIG INSURANCE BROKER in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Queensland Government full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work environment is very good.

    Cons

    Bullying leadership promoted to their level of incompetence.

  4. "Team environment and Culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Manager 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Queensland Government full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Supportive, passionate team and dedicated

    Cons

    Resistant to change and lack of consistent processes

  5. "Lack of direction"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Queensland Government full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Well-meaning teams often trying hard to make change haoosb

    Cons

    Difficult staffing arrangements in the public service make workplaces static. The training offered is tokenistic and not of much value.

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  6. "Change in Culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brisbane

    I have been working at Queensland Government full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great salary, flexible hours, opportunities for further development.

    Cons

    Regular changes to structure, undervalued by senior management.

  7. "great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Queensland Government full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    positive values, contributing to society and protecting the rights of the most vulnerable

    Cons

    lack of progression and related opportunities

  8. "Pilot"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Command Base Pilot in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Queensland Government full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    they take good care of you

    Cons

    there are not any cons

  9. "Good overall"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Economic Analyst 

    I have been working at Queensland Government full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good team and environment to work in.

    Cons

    Can be very bureaucratic sometimes.

  10. "Good benefits"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Education Officer 

    I worked at Queensland Government full-time

    Pros

    Great leave, super and flex options

    Cons

    Change of government means change of direction

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