This document is part of the People matter survey 2021 resources resource.

When What
Late February

Communication to organisations to commence the 2021 survey process

Communication to the head of each organisation and/or head of Human Resources

9 March

Survey preferences form due

If you need to make changes after you submit your form, email


Survey user acceptance testing

Chance to check your survey link and organisation set up

31 May to 2 July

2021 People matter survey open

Survey extended for 1 week for all organisations

August to September Results and benchmarking reports

  • New executive dashboard reports
  • Available on the online storage portal
October to December Consultation on People matter survey 2022

  • Questions, timing, and evaluation of recent People matter survey reforms
  • Invitation to submit questions and provide feedback on the 2020 and 2021 surveys
  • Consultation with stakeholders across the public sector
Late 2021 Online publication of organisation-level 2021 survey results
(TBC) 2022 2022 People matter survey window