Memos & Circulars - by year

Archived Premier's Memoranda - 1992

M1992-44 Provision of Ex Gratia Legal Assistance- Transfer of Administrative Responsibility

Premier's Memorandum The administrative responsibility for the provision of ex gratia legal assistance to Ministers, and public officials is currently shared between my administration and that of the Attorney General. I have decided, however, that it ...

M1992-43 Contributions Requested by Local Government from New South Wales Governverment Agencies Undertaking Essential Community Service Developments

Premier's Memorandum On 17 November, 1992, I advised all Ministers as per Memorandum No. 1992-41 of the principles which are to apply regarding development contributions sought by local government. It has become necessary, because of the provisions ...

M1992-41 Contributions Requested by Local Government from New South Wales Government Undertaking Essential Community Service Developments

Premier's Memorandum As you know, the then Premier in February this year advised all Ministers of the Government's policy stance regarding contributions to Local Government in the following terms: Many Government agencies when undertaking ...

M1992-38 Legislative Program Autumn Session 1993 Governor's Speech

Premier's Memorandum LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM AUTUMN SESSION 1993 To assist in the forward planning of the Government's Legislative Program, it is necessary that details be provided of those legislative matters which it is intended be brought to ...

M1992-42 Christmas and End of Year Parties

Premier's Memorandum With the approach of Christmas and the end of year, I wish to remind Ministers, Chief Executives and all senior officials of the prevailing instructions regarding permissible expenditure of State funds on Christmas and end of ...

M1992-37 Code of Practice for the Construction Industry

Premier's Memorandum I refer to the attached NSW Government Code of Practice for the Construction Industry and associated Code of Tendering for the Construction Industry. These documents embody policies adopted by the Government in response to the ...

M1992-32 Provision of Information to Members of Parliament

Members of Parliament should obtain information by writing to the responsible Minister, or making contact with the Minister's staff, or writing to the Head of the agency concerned. ...

M1992-28 Parking Space Levy and Government Agencies

As you know, the  Parking Space Levy Act, 1992, became operational on 1 July this year. A key component of the new legislation is that it binds the Crown and, accordingly, all Government agencies are liable to pay the levy. Details of these arrangements ...

M1992-27 Overseas Travel by Ministers

Premier's Memorandum I refer to discussions at Cabinet recently concerning overseas travel. I now wish to confirm that: The one State funded visit in each Parliamentary term ('study tour') is to be strictly confined to a maximum of 21 days. ...

M1992-26 Enterprise Agreements in the Public Sector

Premier's Memorandum Since early 1991 provision has existed for organisations to enter into enterprise agreements which prevail over any award, industrial agreement or order of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission. The Department of Industrial ...

M1992-23 Recovery of Fees from Building Industry Associations and Contractors

Premier's Memorandum The Royal Commission Into Productivity in the Building Industry has revealed two types of fees which have been imposed on Government building and construction contracts without the Governments consent: special fees and ...

M1992-24 Recruitment of Personal Staff

Premier's Memorandum Memorandum 92-18 of 6th July, 1992 which in part dealt with Private Office appointments required that Ministers seek the Premier's agreement before engaging for a private office position any person who was not employed in a ...

M1992-25 Review of Roles and Responsibility of Non Executive Directors on Boards, Authorities, Advisory Councils and Committees

Premier's Memorandum On Friday, 31st July, I announced a review by the Office of Public Management of the Premier's Department into the roles and responsibilities of non executive directors appointed by the Government to serve on the large ...

M1992-19 Serbia and Motenegro-Commonwealth's Imposition of Mandatory United National Sanctions

Premier's Memorandum I am writing to inform you of the Commonwealth Government's decision to implement the United Nations Security Council's adopted Resolution 757 imposing mandatory sanctions against Serbia and Montenegro. The Prime ...

M1992-09 Principles and Procedures for Commonwealth-State Consultation on Treaties

Premier's Memorandum I wish to draw to your attention a document entitled Principles and Procedures for Commonwealth-State Consultation on Treaties". A copy of this document is attached for your reference. The document has been endorsed by the ...

M1992-10 Review Clauses in Legislation

Premier's Memorandum I am writing to advise you that, as agreed in the Memorandum of Understanding with the Independent Members of Parliament, it is now Government policy to include review clauses in all legislation where this would be appropriate. ...

M1992-11 Building Industry Royal Commission- Action Flowing from Recommendations Regarding the BWIU and the MBA

Premier's Memorandum The Building Industry Royal Commission Report includes the following recommendations: "I recommend that the appropriate New South Wales authority move for deregistration of the BWIU in both the Federal and New South Wales ...

M1992-13 Building Industry Royal Commission: Government Relations with AFCC

Premier's Memorandum Following the findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission Into Productivity In The Building Industry, my memorandum no 92-11 requested all Ministers to take steps forthwith to ensure that the MBA and the BW1U are ...

M1992-16 Legislative Programme- Budget Session 1992

Premier's Memorandum As you are aware, the Budget Session of Parliament is to commence on 1st September, 1992. To assist in the forward planning of the Government's Legislative Programme, it is necessary that details be provided of those ...

M1992-17 Interstate Car Services

Premier's Memorandum Memorandum to Ministers 1992-15 'Use of Comcars by NSW Government Organisation' was issued on 16th June. The use of Comcars by NSW Government organisations is to be avoided. Inquiries have been received for advice on ...

M1992-31 Customer Service in the Public Sector

Premier's Memorandum In my budget speech, I made a point of emphasising the importance of public sector organisations developing a sharp customer focus. Adopting user-friendly practices such as name tags and identifying staff by name during telephone ...

M1992-34 Not Issued

Premier's Memorandum M1992-34 Archived Premier Department of Premier and Cabinet [email protected] (02) 9228 5555 17/07/1992 to 17/07/2016 ...

M1992-35 HIV/AIDS Discrimination

Premier's Memorandum As you would be aware, the Anti-Discrimination Board conducted an inquiry into HIV/AIDS discrimination in this State and furnished a report to Government earlier this year. Our colleague, the Attorney General has had ...

M1992-39 1. Total Asset Manual- 2. Guidelines for Procurement of Capital Works Up to $500,000

Superseded by M2002-10 and M1993-42 ...

M1992-40 Staffing Arrangements of Chief Executive Officers and Senior Officers During Parliamentary Sessions

Premier's Memorandum I wish to draw your attention to the importance of all Chief Executive Officers and relevant Senior Officers of Departments and Authorities remaining on duty and being readily contactable during Parliamentary Sessions. Ministers ...

rganisation of Structures and Personal Staff Appointments

Premier's Memorandum As you will be aware, the Premier has already announced that he wishes there to be a period of stability in employment levels in the New South Wales Public Sector. In line with that objective, Mr. Fahey has asked that 1 inform ...

M1992-15 Use of Comcar by NSW Government Organisations

Premier's Memorandum The fleet of Commonwealth Government vehicles operated by Comcar has been used by NSW Government Agencies to fill the need for VIP transport. The Department of Transport is in dispute with the management of Comcar who refuse to ...

M1992-14 Statute Law Revision Program

Premier's Memorandum I refer to Cabinet's approval of a program of regular statute law revision, and the ensuing preparation of a Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill for each Parliamentary Session. To enable timely preparation of the ...

M1992-12 Commencement of the Freedom of Information (Amendment) Act 1992

Premier's Memorandum As you will be aware, the Freedom of Information (Amendment) Act 1992 was recently passed by the Parliament, and has now received assent. The amendments introduced by the Act include: a reduction in the time within which agencies ...

M1992-08 Pricing Access to Government-held Information

Premier's Memorandum As you are aware, the Government holds much information on computer databanks or in manual systems. Agencies often provide this information to the public, other government agencies or private retailers/value adders, and usually ...

M1992-07 Government Office Accommodation

Superseded by M1997-02 ...

M1992-06 Statute Law Rivision Program

Premier's Memorandum I refer to Cabinet's approval of a program of regular statute law revision, and the ensuing preparation of a Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill for each Parliamentary Session. To enable timely preparation of the ...

M1992-05 Government Advertising Policy

Premier's Memorandum This Memorandum replaces all memoranda previously issued on the subject of government advertising policy and procedures. The NSW Government Advertising, a unit of the Commercial Services Group, has completed its assessment of the ...

M1992-03 Ministerial Councils and Conferences

Premier's Memorandum The Premier has asked me to write to you in regard to the attendance Ministers at Ministerial Councils and Conferences. (Memorandums90-59 of November, 1990, 89-13 of 29 March 1989, and.88-9 of 28 March, 1988 refer.) State and ...

M1992-04 Contributions Requested By Local Government and Statutory Authorities from NSW Government Agencies Undertaking Developments

Premier's Memorandum Many Government agencies when undertaking developments have been asked for contributions by Local Government and Statutory Authorities to infrastructure works associated with NSW Government Capital Works projects. It has been the ...

M1992-02 Industry Administered Code of Practice: Retail Tenancy Leases Application to Government

Premier's Memorandum The Retail Traders Association (RTA) and the Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) have recently agreed to establish an industry administered Code of Practice for retail tenancy leases. A copy is attached for your ...

M1992-01 Capital Works Committee

Premier's Memorandum The following is a list of target dates for the Capital Works Committee meetings to July 1992: 17 February 23 March 4 May 22 June 20 July All the meetings are scheduled for Mondays from 3pm to 5pm, with venues to be later advised ...

M1992-33 Implementation of Recomendation from the Royal Commission into Productivity in the Building Industry

Premier's Memorandum As announced on 26 May 1992, the Government, in broad terms, accepted the findings and conclusions of the Royal Commission and is in the process of systematically examining and progressing the implementation of the ...