Key facts

Positive views from Victorian public sector employees:

  • 84% feel that their direct manager demonstrates leadership and fosters an environment for engagement
  • 75% feel supported by their direct manager
  • 62% feel supported by senior leaders in their organisation and feel they communicate well.

Manager leadership

Great managers act as role models for an organisation’s strategy and values.


Manager support

Supportive managers can give employees clarity, appreciation, positive feedback and coaching.

This can lead to higher satisfaction, performance and capacity to do work.


Senior leadership

Supportive senior leaders:

  • communicate their organisation’s strategy and values
  • help employees connect with their work and organisation.


Data sets and how we prepare data