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Archived Premier's Memoranda - 1991

M1991-39 Tabling of Ombudsman Reports

Premier's Memorandum You will be aware that the Government proposes to amend the Ombudsman Act in relation to a number of matters. One of the amendments proposed to be effected relates to the tabling of reports of the Ombudsman. At present, the ...

M1991-35 Implementation of Strategies Outlined In the Financial Statement of June, 1991

Premier's Memorandum I am becoming increasingly concerned at the slow rate of progress by many agencies in implementing the targets for head office down-sizing, contracting out and inventory reduction outlined in my Financial Statement of June, 1991. ...

M1991-32 Minutes of Board Meetings of Statutory Authorities

Premier's Memorandum You will be aware that the Government is reviewing legislative provisions and administrative procedures to enhance both parliamentary democracy and open and accountable government in New South Wales. One of the matters raised for ...

M1991-30 Freedom of Information Requests: Substantial and Unreasonable Diversion of Resources

superseded by M2007-11 ...

M1991-31 Offsets Policy Light and Heavy Commercial Vehicles and Earth Moving Equipment and Plant

Premier's Memorandum As you may be aware purchases by pubic sector organisations of light and heavy commercial vehicles and earth moving equipment and plant were included in the Australian Civil Offsets Agreement from 1 January 1990. On 12 March 1991 ...

M1991-33 Ministerial Review 1992 Legislative Program Autumn Session 1992 Governor's Speech 1992

Premier's Memorandum LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM AUTUMN SESSION 1992 GOVERNOR'S SPEECH 1992 As you know, the Annual Ministerial Review has become a key instrument for the assessment of the Government's future policy directions. The Review is once ...

M1991-40 Ministerial Air Charter

Premier's Memorandum I refer to Ministerial Memorandum No. 88/31 in which Ministers were requested to submit a three-monthly return of their use of chartered aircraft. The system has been in operation for some time and the guidelines have now been ...

M1991-27 Requirements for All NSW Government Publications

Superseded by M2000-15 & C2000-68; PSM/0003 ...

M1991-25 Estimates Committee Experiment 1991/92 Budget

Premier's Memorandum The Cabinet has recently agreed to the establishment, for the 1991/92 Budget Debate, of five experimental departmental Estimates Committees. It is proposed that each Estimates Committee comprise 10 members (taken from both Houses ...

M1991-24 Competitive Tendering For Services and Contracting Out

Superseded by M97-24 ...

M1991-23 Restructure of Public Sector- Dealing With Excess Staff

Premier's Memorandum As you are aware, the Government's programme of reform will result in further restructuring of the public sector. The following arrangements provide additional flexibility for the identification and handling of excess staff, ...

M1991-22 Co-Ordination of NSW Government Telecommunications

Premier's Memorandum As you are aware, the NSW Government has become an active participant in the lead up to deregulation of the telecommunications network. The most notable initiatives to date have been promoting the case for establishment in NSW of ...

M1991-21 Government Advertising

Premier's Memorandum As you are aware, the 1991-92 Budget is now being formulated and all programmes and commitments are being carefully re-assessed to ensure that the available funds are utilised to the best advantage to assist economic recovery. ...

M1991-06 Ministerial Private Offices

Premier's Memorandum I refer to the Premier and Treasurer's letter of 18 October, 1990 which contained arrangements for streamlining Ministerial private office staffing. Under the new arrangement the Premier intends that Ministers will make ...

M1991-15 Not Issued

Premier's Memorandum M1991-15 Archived Premier Department of Premier and Cabinet [email protected] Separate agencies (02) 9228 5555 17/07/1991 to 17/07/2001 ...

M1991-16 Appointments to Boards and Significant Committees

Premier's Memorandum Last year I made a commitment to increasing the number of suitably qualified women and people from non-english speaking backgrounds on boards and committees in the NSW public sector. A recent update of the Statutory Authorities ...

M1991-18 Consultation Arrangements between State and Federal Governments on Appointments of Judges of Officials or Another Government

Premier's Memorandum I refer to the Premier's previous Memorandum 1991-12 which dealt with arrangements for consultation between State and Federal Governments for appointments of Officials or Judges from the other Government in situations which ...

M1991-19 Amendment of Superannuation Legislation

Premier's Memorandum I wish to draw your attention to the need to consult the Minister for Industrial Relations about legislative and policy proposals which may have implications for public sector superannuation conditions. Public sector ...

M1991-20 Use Of Traveland Pty Ltd- Government Air Travel

Premier's Memorandum You will be aware of the Premier's Memorandum 1989-70 of December, 1989 directing that all air travel bookings be made with Traveland. This direction remains in place. A major factor in the decision to "contract out ...

M1991-26 Capital Works Economic Appraisals

Premier's Memorandum Memorandum No. 91-1 of 4th January 1991 covered a number of initiatives designed to improve the planning and assessment of capital works projects. I wish to draw your attention to the document attached to the Memorandum entitled ...

M1991-37 Strategic Information Base (SIB)

Premier's Memorandum In my memorandum 91/7 to you of the 15 March 1991, 1 announced the development of a Strategic Information Base and said "one of the keys to reform is greater accountability measured in terms of outcomes or results. There ...

M1991-38 Changes to Advertising Policy for Base Grade Positions

Premier's Memorandum To allow more targeted recruitment for base grade positions outside the Sydney metropolitan area (including regional and country locations) it has been decided that such positions may be advertised in local newspapers without ...

M1991-17 Selection, Use and Remuneration of Consultants

Premier's Memorandum The use of consultants in the public sector has been a useful way of obtaining specialist advice and providing skills which the public sector may not have for particular tasks. The initial use of consultants was substantial ...

M1991-14 Changes in Ministerial Responsibilities and Departmental Structures

Premier's Memorandum Following the announcement of the new Cabinet and the changes in Ministerial responsibilities and Departmental structures, there will be a substantial amount of work to be done in implementing and settling down the changes. In ...

M1991-13 Government Advertising During Election Campaign Periods

Premier's Memorandum I wish to remind you of the need to ensure that advertising placed during Election campaign periods does not give grounds for claims that they are published for Party political purposes. You are requested to ensure that all ...

M1991-05 Film and Television Location Filming On Government Property

Premier's Memorandum As an initiative of the Minister for the Arts, the Hon P. E. J. Collins, MP, in March 1989 the Industry Liaison Unit was set up within the New South Wales Film & Television Office. The Unit has two main functions: to ...

M1991-09 Litigation Between Government Departments and Authorities

Premier's Memorandum It has been a principle of long standing that litigation between Government bodies is undesirable and should be minimised. It is generally inappropriate for the Government's resources and the courts' time to be spent on ...

M1991-10 Statement on Domestic Violence

Premier's Memorandum The NSW Domestic Violence Strategic Plan will be completed in may 1991. A copy of the discussion paper prepared by the NSW Domestic violence Committee has already been forwarded to Ministers. The intention of the strategic plan ...

M1991-11 Government Printing Policy Guidelines

Superseded by State Contracts Control Board Printing Delegation (Department of Commerce) ...

M1991-12 Consultation Arrangements between State and Federal Governments on Appointments of Judges of the Officials of Other Government

Premier's Memorandum Following consultation with the Prime Minister, I have agreed that the following arrangements will apply where one Government appoints an Official or Judge from the other Government to a position which does not require the person ...

M1991-08 New South Wales Traffic Education Centre

Premier's Memorandum The establishment of the New South Wales Traffic Education Centre (NSWTEC) at Armidale has received Government support to ensure that this State has a major resource centre for driver education and training. NSWTEC encompasses a ...

M1991-07 Fundamental Review of Programs

Premier's Memorandum The focus of the Government's reform of commercial government agencies has been to give greater managerial autonomy to the managers but also to demand greater accountability. Accountability is in terms of outcomes or results ...

M1991-04 Out-Of-Pocket Expenses Revised Policy for Ministers and Officers of Departments and Statutory Authorities

Premier's Memorandum Memorandum No. 1990-15 'Out-of-Pocket Expenses' issued on 28 March 1990, contains instructions on how certain out-of-pocket and entertaining expenses are to be managed. Since that Memorandum was issued, consideration ...

M1991-01 Capital Works Management Procedures

Superseded by M2002-10 ...

M1991-02 Guidelines for the Formation and Operation of Subsidiary Companies by Departments and Statutory Authorities

Superseded by M2006-02 ...