Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate


The Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) leads the ACT Public Service (ACTPS) and provides strategic advice and support to the Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development and the Cabinet on policy, financial and economic matters, service delivery and whole of government issues. The Directorate facilitates the implementation of government priorities and drives many new initiatives.

First accredited as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace in August 2008, CMTEDD is committed to maintaining its accreditation as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace to support its workforce, which is made up of approximately 50% women. CMTEDD aims to provide a family-friendly workplace that enables employees to balance breastfeeding and their work responsibilities. As individual needs of the mother, carer and baby will vary; we are committed to offering flexible work arrangements that will meet the needs of the employee as well as operational requirements.

CMTEDD provides a range of entitlements and policies to support its female staff, including those who are breastfeeding. These include;


  • 18 weeks paid maternity leave
  • 2 weeks paid bonding leave
  • Flexible work arrangements, including flexible working hours
  • Part-time work arrangements
  • Job share arrangements
  • Carer’s leave
  • Purchased leave
  • 1 hour of paid lactation breaks per day
  • Vacation childcare subsidy
  • Family care costs reimbursement
  • Access to counselling and related services


For more information on CMTEDD, including employment opportunities, please visit our website