We make a difference

  • We protect and enhance Australia’s national security
  • We provide our customers and partners with a critical edge
  • Our expertise and advice inform decisions of consequence
  • Our outputs are unique and deliver impact

We strive for excellence

  • We pursue, foster and celebrate talent
  • We are leaders in our fields
  • We are dedicated and enthusiastic
  • We are adaptable and resilient in response to change

We belong to a great team

  • We succeed by working as one ASD and through partnership
  • We are inclusive by default, valuing difference and diversity of thought
  • We respect and recognise each other’s inputs
  • We support and care about each other

We are audacious in concept

  • We operate in the slim area between the difficult and the impossible
  • We dare to be fearless
  • We engage with risk to exploit opportunities
  • We succeed through innovation and improvement

We are meticulous in execution

  • We maintain trust through transparency
  • We are accountable to the public through government for everything we do
  • We always act legally and ethically
  • We manage risk to protect Australia’s interests
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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea and communities. We pay our respects to them, their cultures and their Elders; past, present and emerging. We also recognise Australia's First Peoples' enduring contribution to Australia's national security.

Authorised by the Australian Government, Canberra