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Archived Premier's Memoranda - 1998

M1998-38 Out of Pocket Expenses and Christmas Season Parties

Premier's Memorandum With the approach of Christmas and the end of the year, I remind Ministers, Chief Executives and all senior officials of instructions regarding the expenditure of State funds on Christmas and end-of-year celebrations. A copy of ...

M1998-37 Executive Service Model Contract of Employment

The  Model Contract of Employment for the Chief and Senior Executive Service  (SES) has been revised to take into account changes in legislation and policy. ...

M1998-34 Staged Repeal of Statutory Rules

Superseded by M2008-01, Supersedes M97-30 ...

M1998-31 Role of the NSW Public Sector in the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games Volunteer Program

This Memorandum explains the Government's policy regarding the role of the NSW Public Sector in the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games Volunteer Program. ...

M1998-29 1998 Annual Determination of Remuneration for Chief Executive Service and Senior Executive Service

Superseded by M99-25 ...

M1998-28 Government Policy Papers

superseded by M2006-06 ...

M1998-24 Managing Displaced Employees- Relocation of Employees to Available Work

This memorandum has been superseded by M2008-08 Consolidated Policy On Managing Displaced Employees and is related to M96-5 ...

M1998-26 Upgraded Qualifications for Certain NSW Public Service Positions in Accounting, Financial Management and Auditing

Superseded by C99-69 which in turn is superseded by M2000-26 ...

M1998-22 Interpreter Budget Requirements in Contracting out Services and Funding Services Delivered by Non-Government Organisations, Government Trading Enterprises and State Owned Corporations

Reiterated by C99-62. Superseded by M2011-06 ...

M1998-35 Government Energy Management Policy Reducing Greenhouse Emissions from Government Operations

Superseded by M2008-28 ...

M1998-19 National Regulatory Action and Legislation Review

This memorandum concerns the processes Ministerial Councils must abide by when considering national regulatory action and legislation review. ...

M1998-16 Records Management Standards and Policies

New State Records legislation will require public offices to make and keep full and accurate records of their activities and to establish and maintain a records management program in conformity with standards and codes of best practice. This legislation ...

M1998-13 Major Event Returns

No longer relevant. The Major Events Evaluation Committee no longer exists. ...

M1998-07 Australian and New Zealand Government Procurement Agreement

This Memorandum is to inform all NSW Government agencies of the existence and requirements of a new Australian and New Zealand Government Procurement Agreement (ANZGPA), and the Government's policy in regard to the achievement of the objectives of ...

M1998-04 Production Costs of Annual Reports

This Memorandum superseded by M2011-7. Supersedes PEO Circulars P96-23 and P96-23A ...

M1998-09 Guidelines for Public Sector Employees Dealing with the Legislative Council’s General Purpose Standing Committees

This Memorandum sets out guidelines for public sector employees, including those employed by Departments, agencies and public authorities, in their dealings with General Purpose Standing Committees of the Legislative Council. Independent statutory office ...

M1998-10 Guidelines for Ministers Dealing with the Legislative Council’s General Purpose Standing Committees

This Memorandum sets out guidelines for Ministers in their dealings with General Purpose Standing Committees of the Legislative Council. ...

M1998-12 Use of Probity Auditors by Public Sector Agencies

This Memorandum provides criteria and guidelines recommended by the Independent Commission Against Corruption relating to the use of probity auditors by public sector agencies. ...