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Archived DPC Circulars - 2001

C2001-69 NSW Bushfires- Provision of Relief Staff

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The current bushfire emergency has seen a coordinated response by public sector agencies working in close cooperation with various community based and volunteer organisations. As you will appreciate, the sheer ...

C2001-64 Privacy of Personal Information on Aboriginal Staff and Clients

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government is committed to ensuring the privacy rights of all people in their dealings with NSW Public Sector agencies. The right to privacy is a basic human right to which all Australians are entitled. ...

C2001-61 Remembrance Day 2001

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Remembrance Day will be observed this year on Sunday, 11th November, 2001, and arrangements are being made for a Commemoration Ceremony at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, commencing at 10.20 a.m. The Premier has ...

C2001-63 Variations to Nurses Awards for 3% Increase in Rates of Pay from First Pay Period on or from 1 January 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you that the Industrial Relations Commission on 26 October 2001, varied some nurses awards for a 3% increase in rates of pay and wage-related allowances. The variations ...

C2001-59 Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Program

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Program, managed by the Department of Education and Training is a new initiative to assist agencies in achieving the Government's commitment to improving employment ...

C2001-62 NSW Government Trial of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Ausstats Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular NSW Treasury, the Department of Information Technology and Management (DITM), and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) are exploring the feasibility of an all-of-Government licence for ABS statistical data ...

C2001-58 Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award Variations: Expense Related Allowances. Rostered days off

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   Expense related allowances under the Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award in respect of the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award have been varied by the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW. The ...

C2001-60 Annual Determination of Remuneration for Judges, Magistrates and Related Group and the Public Office Holders Group

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal has made its Determinations in relation to the abovementioned groups. The Tribunal's Reports and Determinations were published in the Government Gazette ...

C2001-55 Christmas and new Year Public Holidays and Concessional Leave 2001/2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your attention is drawn to the following leave provisions, which are to apply over the Christmas and New Year period 2001/2002. Public Holidays Pursuant to the Banks and Bank Holidays Act 1912, the Christmas and ...

C2001-53 NSW Government Application for Employment/Transfer/Promotion

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular An outcome of the Review of Merit Selection within the NSW Government was a review of the Application for Employment/Transfer/Promotion. The revised application form contains detailed information on how to apply ...

C2001-47 Employer Representatives to the Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of the new employer representatives to the Government and Related Employees Appeals Tribunal ("GREAT"). The employer representatives are members of the ...

C2001-45 Productivity Inquiry into Radio communications

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Productivity Commission announced that it has been asked by the Commonwealth Government to conduct an inquiry into appropriate arrangements for managing the radiofrequency spectrum. The purpose of the inquiry ...

C2001-44 Jobs NSW

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to announce that www.jobs.nsw.gov.au went live on 26 July 2001. As you would be aware, jobs.nsw is an online recruitment service that provides a single access point for people seeking employment in ...

C2001-43 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- Including Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers, Statutory, Appointees, and Part-Time Members of Boards, Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   1. Travelling Allowances within Australia Travelling allowances have been adjusted following Taxation Ruling 2001/14 by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the new rates are to be effective on and from 1 ...

C2001-42 Benchmarking Corporate Services

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to announce the release of Partnering Change: Benchmarking Corporate Services- A Manual for NSW Public Sector Organisations. This manual has been developed in collaboration with agencies and provides ...

C2001-41 Call Centre Coordination- Review of Options to Share Call Centre Infrastructure

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In November 1998, the Minister for Information Technology endorsed the Government's Call Centre Strategy. The key goals of the Strategy are to encourage infrastructure sharing, improve the maturity of call ...

C2001-38 Manual of Delegations to Department Heads

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am writing to advise you of the publication of the Manual of Delegations to Department Heads 2001. The Public Employment Office in the Public Sector Management Act 1988 ("the Act") and the Public ...

C2001-33 MOU Progress Reporting

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to the Premier's Department Circular 2001-23 dated 25 May 2001. The Circular requested that agencies provide a Report detailing progress in achieving the savings required to fund the productivity ...

C2001-32 Reimbursement of Goods and Services Tax

The purpose of this circular is to clarify arrangements for payment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by employing organisations on the:- allowances payable to employees; reimbursements of business related expenses to employees; and transfer of ...

C2001-31 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. It stated that the Superannuation Guarantee charge percentage (levy) is only payable on earnings up to the ...

C2001-27 Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2001

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise that on 24 May 2001 the New South Wales Industrial Relations Commission (Grayson DP) made a new award, the Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2001. [see ...

C2001-24 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 2001 Travelling Fellowships in Public Sector Management in partnership with the NSW Premier's Department. The Travelling Fellowships ...

C2001-54 Suspicious Mail and Packages

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you are aware there is a heightened need for care in the handling of mail, given the current circumstances in the United States. While there is a need for care, both the Prime Minister and the Premier, have ...

C2001-22 Reserve Forces Day- Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July 2001

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This year is significant as it celebrates 100 years since the formation of the Commonwealth Military Forces. To mark Reserve Forces Day, commemorative services will be held in Newcastle on Saturday 30 June and in ...

C2001-23 Agency Reports on Proposals to meet the Productivity Component of the Memorandum of Understanding to the Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries January 2000) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you are aware, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to the Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries January 2000) Award requires the parties to provide progress reports on agencies' workplace reforms as ...

C2001-20 Superannuation Amendments

The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of recent amendments to NSW public sector superannuation legislation and other arrangements arising from the passage of the Superannuation Legislation Amendment Act 2000, which was assented to on 13 December ...

C2001-19 2001 Premier's Public Sector Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Public Sector Awards are designed to formally recognise and reward achievement of excellence within the New South Wales Public Sector. The awards which have been presented since 1997 have ...

C2001-16 New Arrangements for the Lifting of the Suspension of Advertising and Filling Vacancies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 20 April, 1999 the Premier issued Memorandum 99-10 which announced a suspension of advertising and filling vacancies throughout all Budget Dependent General Government Sector Agencies. Premier's ...

C2001-10 Devolution of Establishment of Senior Officer Positions

As from the date of this circular the provisions requiring CEOs to seek approval for changes in the Senior Officer profile of their agencies is withdrawn. Senior Officer positions should be created, evaluated and managed in accordance with standard agency ...

C2001-08 Principles for Approval of NSW Enterprise Agreements and Information on Reviewed Awards

A Full Bench of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission handed down its review of the principles for approval of NSW Enterprise Agreements (the Principles). In essence, the modifications made by the Commission represent a relatively slight adjustment to ...

C2001-05 SES Motor Vehicle Charges: 2000- 2001

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New charges for SES motor vehicles, inclusive of GST and effective from 1 December 2000, are as follows: STANDING COSTS: $______________________________________________________ Comprehensive Insurance Passenger ...

C2001-04 Email, Web Site and Facsimile Disclaimers

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Over the past few years, we have witnessed an enormous growth in the use of electronic mail between government agencies and the public. Much of this traffic has been generated by officers without direct approval ...

C2001-06 Update of SES Guidelines

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to Premier's Department Circular 98-97, which launched the publication of the SES Guidelines. The SES Guidelines are published in electronic form only and can be found in our publication section. I ...

C2001-03 Major Briefing Session on Developments and Emerging Issues

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Department, Public Sector Management Office (PSMO) will be presenting a briefing session on developments and emerging issues impacting on public sector organisations. Attached is the agenda for ...