Memos & Circulars - by year

Archived DPC Circulars - 2000

C2000-74 'Staying in Town'

The Government's commitment to a new focus for government services and resources in country New South Wales is the subject of the publication 'Staying in Town.' ...

C2000-59 Participation in the Parade for Olympic Volunteers

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On Tuesday, 26 September 2000, the Premier announced that a parade and concert would be held in the city for Olympic volunteers on Thursday 5 October 2000. The parade is to honour and thank the volunteers who ...

C2000-65 Remembrance Day 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Remembrance Day will be observed this year on Saturday, 11th November, 2000, and arrangements are being made for a Commemoration Ceremony at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, commencing at 10.20 a.m. The Premier has ...

C2000-64 Report on the Review of the Spokeswomen's Programme

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In a letter to Chief Executive Officers on 14 March 2000 I advised that at the request of the Central Coordinating Committee of Spokeswomen a study would be undertaken to analyse the effectiveness and ...

C2000-57 Parking Space Levy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New charges for the motor vehicle parking space levy have been determined effective from 1 July 2000. In 1992, an annual parking levy of $200 to each non-residential, off-street parking space in the Sydney and ...

C2000-66 Christmas and New Year Public Holidays and Concessional Leave 2000/2001

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your attention is drawn to the following provisions, which are to apply over the Christmas and New Year period 2000/2001. Public Holidays Pursuant to the Banks and Bank Holidays Act 1912, the Christmas and New ...

C2000-54 Olympic Attendance Allowance and Staff Reassignment

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Premier's Department Circular 2000-49 Olympic Attendance Allowance provided details of the application of the Olympic Attendance Allowance. The Treasurer has agreed in principle to provide additional funds ...

C2000-53 Looking for Work with the NSW Government

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to enclose the revised brochure on applying for NSW Government jobs. It has been designed for inclusion in information kits for job vacancies. The brochure provides information on locating job ...

C2000-50 CEO Contracts, Performance Agreements and Appraisals

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Sector Management Act 1988 (the Act), Premier's Department SES Guidelines and Premier's Memoranda and departmental Circulars set out the requirements governing executive employment in NSW. ...

C2000-49 Olympic Attendance Allowance

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular An Olympic Attendance Allowance of $1.50 per hour will be paid to NSW public sector employees undertaking Olympic related services during the period 15 September 2000 to 1 October 2000 inclusive. The terms of the ...

C2000-48 Service Delivery Plans and Workforce Planning for the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Premier's Department Circular No 2000-43, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games Service Delivery Plans and Workforce Planning, advised that Cabinet requires public sector agencies to report to their ...

C2000-45 East Timor

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular No. 2000-02 advised Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of the establishment of the NSW East Timor Working Party, and asked agencies to notify the Working Party of current and proposed involvement by ...

C2000-47 Engagement and Use of Consultants

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular is to inform all CEOs of the inclusion of the Guidelines for the engagement and use of consultants on the Premier's Department Internet and Intranet sites. The Guidelines have been updated and ...

C2000-46 Impact of FBT and GST on Salary Sacrifice Arrangements

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into effect from 1 July 2000. The introduction of the GST involved changes to the application of Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) insofar as it affects some salary packaging arrangements. ...

C2000-52 Equal Remuneration Principle

On 30 June 2000, the NSW Industrial Relations Commission established a new wage fixation principle – the Equal Remuneration and Other Conditions principle – to address applications of undervaluation on a gender basis. ...

C2000-39 NSW Public Sector Workforce Profile: 1999 Findings and 2000 Collection

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The first annual Workforce Profile collection was conducted in July 1999 after consultation with agencies and major stakeholders, and endorsement by the Government (Circular 99-40, 19 July 1999). All public ...

C2000-29 State Government Employees Credit Union Travelling Fellowships

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The State Government Employees (SGE) Credit Union of NSW is sponsoring the 2000 Travelling Fellowships in Public Sector Management in partnership with the NSW Premier's Department. The Travelling Fellowships ...

C2000-37 Monitoring of Use of Communication Devices (including internet access)

Attached to the Circular were policy and guidelines on Employer Communication Devices and its related Protocol for Acceptable Use of the Internet and Electronic Mail Use. The Employer Communication Devices document was also posted on the Premier's ...

C2000-35 Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular A new Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2000 was made by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission on 24 May 2000. It covers trainees employed by NSW Government Departments. The award has updated ...

C2000-36 Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 98-102 advised of the new method of calculating notional salary effective from 1 July 1998. The Circular states that the Superannuation Guarantee charge percentage (levy) is only payable on earnings up ...

C2000-34 Review of Enterprise Agreement Principles

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Industrial Relations Commission has on its own initiative commenced a review of the Principles For Approval of Enterprise Agreements made on 19 December 1996 pursuant to section 33 (4) of the Industrial ...

C2000-32 Government Owned Training/Conference Facilities

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Premier's Memoranda 2000-06 requires chief executives or their delegates to give preference to the use of government-owned training/conference facilities when conducting activities similar to but not limited ...

C2000-28 IT- 2000 Review of Information Management and Technology Strategic Plans

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In accordance with the Strategic Management Cycle and whole of government information management and technology strategic directions, agencies should update and review their information management and technology ...

C2000-24 Premier's Public Sector Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Public Sector Awards are designed to recognise excellence in the New South Wales public sector. The awards, which have been presented since 1997 have certainly demonstrated the public sector& ...

C2000-17 Electronic Self Service (ESS) for Personnel Functions

C1999-73 announced that the Budget Committee of Cabinet had approved an implementation scheme for ESS in Personnel and Payroll functions and called for expressions of interest in hosting demonstration projects. The response to that invitation was very ...

C2000-12 SES Motor Vehicle Charges

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New charges for SES motor vehicles, effective from 1 December 1999, are as follows: STANDING COSTS:   $   Comprehensive Insurance  Passenger Vehicles 789.00 4WD 547.00   Compulsory Third Party Insurance  Sydney ...

C2000-04 Amendment of Superannuation Arrangements- Government Boards and Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 99-49 details a number of measures which are designed to eliminate any discrimination in superannuation for NSW public sector employees and former employees aged 65 years and over. Circular 99-49 also ...

C2000-02 East Timor

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Recent reports of the state of affairs in East Timor have indicated that there is a pressing need to re-establish and re-build the institutions, systems and services of public administration. It seems likely that ...

C2000-05 Superannuation Amendments

The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of recent amendments to the Superannuation legislation and other arrangements arising from the passage of the Superannuation Legislation Further Amendment Act 1999, which was assented to on 3 December 1999. ...

C2000-33 Taxation of Allowances

The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of developments concerning the taxation of overnight travel and overtime meal allowances. ...

C2000-16 Sickness Absence Policy

Effective management of sickness absence requires initiatives that both minimise the impact of sickness absence on service delivery and operation and promote a culture of attendance through a range of support services and approaches. The  attached ...

Sickness Absence- Attachment

Departments now operate in an environment increasingly influenced by human resource management policies focused on ensuring attendance levels are maximised. This policy statement is underpinned by the  Managing and Supporting Attendance at Work Policy ...