State Government of Victoria Reviews

Updated 23 Jun 2020

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3.8
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State Government of Victoria Premier  Daniel Andrews
Daniel Andrews
8 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great culture, most progressive govt in Australia"

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

    I have been working at State Government of Victoria full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots getting done, exciting projects

    Cons

    Quick turnaround, can lack planning

  2. "Interesting"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fire Dispatch in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Government of Victoria full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, Pay, Leave, People

    Cons

    Night Shift Working a lot of weekends


  3. "Thank you"

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

    I worked at State Government of Victoria full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people and good to work with

    Cons

    Doesnt support employees and should be supportive

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  4. "Interesting work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Trade and Investment Specialist 

    I worked at State Government of Victoria full-time

    Pros

    Good resources and interesting work

    Cons

    Lots of change, people at all levels not pulling their weight

  5. "Public Health full of toxic managers"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Government of Victoria full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    meaningful work, ok money

    Cons

    toxic mgmt. especially in mental health often 100% of manager and directors toxic

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  6. "interesting work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at State Government of Victoria full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    interesting and diverse work available

    Cons

    current organisational change impacting morale

  7. Helpful (1)

    "VGSO"

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

    I have been working at State Government of Victoria full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The stability that comes with working for the government.

    Cons

    High staff turnover rate and insufficient orientation to the different branches.

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "Politicised"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at State Government of Victoria full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - variety of work - can realise a passion for what I am interested in

    Cons

    - nervous and unsettled workforce - executive/senior appointments all from within the political 'mates' network - senior appointments are never advertised - disregard for corporate knowledge - lack of ability to provide 'frank and fearless advice' - unnecessarily reinventing processes

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  9. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lawyer 

    I have been working at State Government of Victoria full-time

    Pros

    Great mentoring from experienced managers

    Cons

    No cons or downsides

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Legal Assistant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State Government of Victoria full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good environment and culture. There is a real work/life balance push here.

    Cons

    It is Government, so you have to deal with all the additional red-tape with everything you do there.

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