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Archived Premier's Memoranda - 1994

M1994-43 Economies in Corporate Services

Premier's Memorandum Background Earlier this year, the Office of Public Management (OPM) completed a review of Options for Achieving Economies in Corporate Services in budget sector agencies at the request of the Expenditure Review Committee of ...

M1994-42 Arrangements Regarding the Staged Repeal of Statutory Rules

Premier's Memorandum This memorandum explains arrangements regarding the staged repeal of statutory rules. As you will be aware, the Subordinate Legislation Act provides for the staged repeal of regulations on 1 September each year. These regulations ...

M1994-41 Full and Part-Time Appointments

Premier's Memorandum As you would be aware, full-time statutory appointments and appointments of persons as part-time members of boards, commissions, and significant non-statutory standing committees are required to be brought to the attention of ...

M1994-37 Submissions to Capital Works Committee

Premier's Memorandum The Premier has requested that, in future, all submissions to the Capital Works Committee should include a marketing strategy in line with the attached proforma. The strategy will only be distributed to Ministerial members of the ...

M1994-44 Guarantee of Prompt Service

Premier's Memorandum This memorandum implements Cabinet's decision to require departments and agencies to include in their guarantees of service a commitment to process licence applications or grant approvals within a stated maximum period. The ...

M1994-38 Metropolitan Planning Strategy

Premier's Memorandum The attached publication specifications have been approved for the Metropolitan Strategy entitled 'Cities for the 21st Century' and the entire family of documents which either emanate from or are related to this major ...

M1994-34 Chief Executive Performance Agreement Guidelines

Superseded by M99-05 ...

M1994-31 Flexible Work Practices

Superseded by M95-40 ...

M1994-24 Attendance at Cabinet Sub-Committees

Premier's Memorandum Please note that the attached Premier's Memorandum 94-24 supersedes Premier's Memorandum 94-23, issued on 10 August 1994. Penny O'Brien Branch Head Cabinet Secretariat 12 August 1994 MEMORANDUM No. 94-24 ...

M1994-23 Attendance at Cabinet Sub-Committees

Premier's Memorandum As you would be aware, Cabinet and its. sub-committees are a fundamental part of the Westminster style of Government. Their effective operation and the full involvement of relevant Ministers are essential if collective ...

M1994-27 Public Donations for Drought Relief

Premier's Memorandum There have been a significant number of inquiries as to what agency or organisation might accept and distribute public donations of funds for drought relief. The Government has not introduced any appeal for persons affected by ...

M1994-29 Commonwealth's Employment White Paper 'Working Implementation and Actions Required by Relevant Ministers and Agencies'

Premier's Memorandum This memorandum allocates Ministerial responsibility for the specific initiatives contained within the White Paper and identifies a reporting mechanism to ensure that there is a co-ordinated NSW approach to dealing with the ...

M1994-05 Sydney Olympic Games 2000

Premier's Memorandum An issue which is important in the long-term relationship between the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG) and the Organising Committee for the Atlanta Games (ACOG) has been brought to my attention by SOCOG. ...

M1994-14 Commonwealth's Employment White Paper Working Nation

Premier's Memorandum This memorandum outlines arrangements for co-ordinating the New South Wales response to, and implementation of, programs contained within the White Paper. The Prime Minister has indicated to me that contact would be made by ...

M1994-18 Legislative Program Budget Session 1994

Premier's Memorandum 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 Parliament in the Budget Session. It would ...

M1994-19 Superannuation and Leave Arrangments for Employees in Areas of Government which are Transferred to the Private Sector

Premier's Memorandum I refer to Cabinet's Decision of 8 March this year reiterating the Government's policy in relation to superannuation and leave arrangements for employees in areas of Government which are transferred to the private ...

M1994-22 Performance Improvement- Program Evaluations

Premier's Memorandum Program evaluation has been an important evaluation mechanism in the NSW public sector for many years. Procedures outlined in the Premier's Memorandum No. 91-3 and in the Strategic Management Brief No. 5 in March 1991 ...

M1994-25 Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution Services by Government Agencies

Premier's Memorandum The purpose of this Memorandum is to reaffirm that it is Government policy for agencies to use alternative dispute resolution (A.D.R.) techniques, as stated in a previous Memorandum (No: 1989-42), as far as appropriate. ...

M1994-26 Commonwealth's Landcare Environment Action Program (LEAP)

Premier's Memorandum My attention has been drawn to the fact that the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Education and Training recently invited tenders for participation in the Landcare and Environment Action Program (LEAP) for the next three ...

M1994-28 Changes to Procedures for Making Statutory Rules

Superseded by M2008-01 and M2008-05 ...

M1994-32 50th Anniversary of United Nations 1995

Premier's Memorandum Attached is a copy of an approach from the Federal Government announcing the establishment of a National Committee that will co-ordinate a national programme of activities designed to highlight the 50th Anniversary of the United ...

M1994-33 Disabled Peoples' International World Assembly

Premier's Memorandum On 3-9 December 1994 the World Assembly of Disabled Peoples' International will be held in Sydney. It is expected that the Assembly will bring over 1,200 visitors to New South Wales, with large delegations attending from the ...

M1994-36 Drought Assistance Coordination

Premier's Memorandum Following the announcement of last week's drought relief package and the appointment of Mr G. File as Drought Relief Co-ordinator, it is important that the assistance package is effectively delivered. As a number of agencies ...

M1994-39 Review- National System of Honours and Awards

Premier's Memorandum As you may be aware, the Federal Government has recently announced the second stage of a public inquiry into the Australian system of honours and awards. The first stage, that has been completed, was a review of defence and ...

M1994-40 Jobstart

Premier's Memorandum This memorandum explains arrangements for public agencies to participate in the Commonwealth Jobstart program in relation to long term unemployed people. Under the Jobstart program, public agencies may claim Commonwealth wage ...

M1994-45 Quality Customer Service

Premier's Memorandum One of the major directions for government today- and one that is vital over the next decade into the twenty-first century- is to improve the quality of the goods and services the public sector is providing to customers. The New ...

M1994-21Suspension of Public Employees from Duty

Superseded by M94-35 ...

M1994-20 The Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop Asia Awards

Premier's Memorandum The Government has been invited to submit nominations for the recipient of the Inaugural Dunlop Asia Medal to be awarded later this year. The Dunlop Asia Awards program is designed to recognise and reward excellence in ...

M1994-17 Guidelines for State Subsidised Telephone Services (Semi-Official Telephones)

Premier's Memorandum The current guidelines for the approval of semi-official telephones have been revised to have regard to the changes which have taken place in the management practices of various agencies over recent years. I have now approved of ...

M1994-03 Development of Guarantee of Service by Agencies for 1994

Premier's Memorandum At the Public Sector Customer Service Forum late last year, I was pleased to be able to launch sector wide Guarantees of Service (GOS), which express the Government's undertakings to the people of NSW in regard to service. ...

M1994-15 Mechanism for Renewal of CES/SES Contracts

Superseded by C2000-24 ...

M1994-13 Olympic Games Related Capital Works, Proposals

Premier's Memorandum Arrangements have been made for the handling of Olympic Games Capital Works proposals within the overall budgeting process for capital works. To ensure that proposals not only satisfy Olympic requirements but also are consistent ...

M1994-09 Relations with CFMEU/BWIU

Premier's Memorandum Agreement has now been reached between the Government and the building unions division of the CFMEU regarding reform of the construction industry. Consequently, the previous restrictions imposed on contact with the union (Premier ...

M1994-12 Expenditure on Office Fit-outs and Refurbishments

Premier's Memorandum As you are aware, the Legislative Assembly passed the following motion on 4 May 1994: 7hat, pursuant to Standing Order 54, this House orders to be laid before it and made public without restricted access, at the commencement of ...

M1994-08 New South Wales Government Contribution to the Centenary of Federation 2001

Premier's Memorandum The Council of Australian Governments has established the Centenary of Federation Advisory Committee to develop ideas and strategies on how Australians should celebrate the Centenary of Federation. An overriding objective of the ...

M1994-07 Ministerial Air Charter

Premier's Memorandum The New South Wales Supply Service has provided details of a contract for the use of fixed wing charter aircraft which took effect from 1st November, 1993, and will operate for a period of two years. A list of the approved ...

M1994-11 Standard Site Signage for NSW Government Projects

Premier's Memorandum The Capital Works Committee has approved a new standard NSW Government site signage system to replace the large range of signs currently used by State agencies. The new site signage system is aimed at establishing a consistent ...

M1994-06 Guidelines for Family Impact Statements in Cabinet Minutes

Premier's Memorandum The United Nations has declared 1994 International Year of the Family. This provides the government of NSW with a unique opportunity to take a leading role in promoting the value of families within our communities with the aim of ...

M1994-02 Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries December 1993) Award

Premier's Memorandum Under the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries December, 1993) Award, relevant classifications of employees will receive a salaries increase of 4 per cent operative from the beginning of the first pay period to commence on or ...

M1994-01 Operation of the Inter-Departmental Committee on Youth Affairs

Premier's Memorandum The Inter-Departmental Committee (IDC) on Youth Affairs was established in 1988 to assist with the co-ordinated development of the Government's long term youth policy. Since then, membership has been expanded to include ...

M1994-04 Capital Works Committee

Premier's Memorandum The following is a list of scheduled dates of meetings for the Capital Works Committee of Cabinet for the first half of 1994: 23 February 7 April 28 April 23 May 22 June Requests to have matters listed for consideration by the ...

M1994-16 Capital Works Committee

Premier's Memorandum The following is a list of scheduled dates of meetings for the Capital Works Committee of Cabinet, for the remainder of 1994: 22 June 27 July 11 August 2 September 6 October 10 November 8 December 3.00- 5.00pm 3.30- 5.00pm 4.00- ...