Memos & Circulars - by year

Archived DPC Circulars - 2002

C2002-73 New Principles of Approval of Enterprise Agreements

Earlier this year the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW commenced a review of the Principles for Approval of Enterprise Agreements, as required by section 33 of the  Industrial Relations Act 1996. On 19 December 2002, the Full Bench of the Commission ...

C2002-70 NSW Bushfires- Provision of Relief Staff

The current bushfire emergency has seen a coordinated response by public sector agencies working in close cooperation with various community based and volunteer organisations. The indications thus far are that this situation could continue for some time ...

C2002-71 Salary Packaging for Non-SES Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular No. 2002-61 dated 11 December 2002 advised of developments regarding the extension of salary packaging for non-SES employees. It was foreshadowed in Circular 2002-61 that further advice would be provided ...

C2002-62 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 2002 and the Superannuation Legislation ...

C2002-63 Use of Government Owned Training/Conference Facilities

The Government is committed to optimising the use of its assets to ensure cost effective and efficient services. Government-owned training/conference facilities are amongst a number of assets that are provided to facilitate the various activities of ...

C2002-69 Labelling Sensitive Information

The Government is committed to the adoption of common NSW Standards for labelling and handling sensitive information. The NSW standards are closely aligned with the approach of the Commonwealth Government, which is already in use in some NSW Government ...

C2002-59 Leave for Staff affected by the Bush Fire Emergency

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier has asked me to remind Chief Executive Officers of the leave provisions set out in Memorandum 2002-01 in regard to staff affected by bush fire emergencies. The emergency created by bush fires across ...

C2002-58 Crown Employees (Librarians, Library Assistants, Library Technicians and Archivists) Award 2002

On 12 November 2002 the Full Bench of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) made by consent of the parties, the Crown Employees (Librarians, Library Assistants, Library Technicians and Archivists) Award 2002, a copy of which is attached. This ...

C2002-56 Compliance with NSW Superannuation Legislation

Volume 2 of the Auditor-General's 2001 Report to Parliament identified the need for agencies to improve compliance with NSW superannuation legislation. Agencies are required to undertake monthly reconciliations between superannuation contributions ...

C2002-54 Remembrance Day 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Remembrance Day will be observed this year on Monday, 11th November, 2002, and arrangements are being made for a Commemoration Service at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, commencing at 10.20 a.m. The Premier has ...

C2002-49 Christmas and New Year Public Holidays and Concessional Leave 2002/2003

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 2002/2003. Public Holidays Pursuant to the Banks and Bank Holidays Act 1912, the Christmas and ...

C2002-48 Crown Employees (Major and Community Events Reassignment) Award

On 27 September 2002 Justice Walton, Vice-President, NSW Industrial Relations Commission made the Crown Employees (Major and Community Events Reassignment) Award. The Award provides conditions of employment for public sector employees who voluntarily ...

C2002-47 Disclosure of Information in Government Contracts with the Private Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Premier's Memorandum No. 2000-11, introduced guidelines designed to clarify what information relating to the Government's contracting arrangements with the private sector should, and should not, be made ...

C2002-44 Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award Variations to Expense Related Allowances

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. CPI ...

C2002-38 On-Line Access to NSW Legislation

The Parliamentary Counsel's Office has developed a new website that provides an authoritative, up-to-date, source site for NSW legislation: www.legislation.nsw.gov.au ...

C2002-37 Elsa Dixon Aboriginal Employment Program

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 outcomes to Aboriginal people. The Program&#039 ...

C2002-29 Frequent Flyer Points

The purpose of this Circular is to announce a change in the policy on frequent flyer points awarded for air transport under the NSW Government contract for Air Travel and Related Services. ...

C2002-33 National Aboriginal & Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC Week 7-14 July 2002)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular National Aboriginal & Islander Day Observance Committee(NAIDOC Week 7-14 July 2002) Theme: 'Recognition, Rights and Reform'. Agencies are reminded that NAIDOC Week 2002 is to be celebrated from July ...

C2002-35 Common Selection Criteria Brochure

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to enclose a revised version of the brochure entitled ' What are Common Selection Criteria? Essential information for NSW Government job applicants '. [updated August 2002] The brochure ...

C2002-24 Provision of Pay Advice via Electronic Self Service (ESS) Systems

The purpose of this Circular is to advise you that the NSW Deputy Industrial Registrar has given approval for public sector agencies, including Government Trading Enterprises (GTEs) and State Owned Corporations (SOCs), to provide pay advice via ESS ...

C2002-22 Sector Wide Media Monitoring Contract

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular is to advise all Chief Executives that a sector wide media monitoring contract has recently been awarded for broadcast (radio and TV) monitoring services. The contract has been awarded to Rehame ...

C2002-21 Re-Credit of Leave for Staff who Assisted Emergency Services during the Bushfire Emergency

Memorandum 2002-1-  Leave For Staff Affected By The Bushfire Emergency  enabled staff who assisted the emergency services to be granted special leave on full pay for the time they were absent from duty. The Memorandum was silent on the issue of re ...

C2002-14 Address Change Services to the Public

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Government's electronic service delivery goal was for all appropriate services to be on-line by 2001. One important service, in terms of public usefulness, is the facility to notify a change of address ...

C2002-16 Information Technology- 2002 Review of Information Management and Technology Strategic Plans

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Agencies are required to update and review their Information Management and Technology Strategic directions on an annual basis in accordance with the Strategic Management Cycle and whole of government information ...

C2002-10 Pay Slips and Employers' Records

The purpose of this Circular is to advise agencies of their obligations to provide particulars of remuneration to employees. As you may be aware, the Industrial Regulations (General) Regulation 2001 was gazetted on 31 August 2001. This new regulation ...

C2002-11 Deduction of Union Membership Fees- Model Clause

You may be aware that the Labor Council of NSW lodged an application with the NSW Industrial Relations Commission in 2001 to vary a number of public and private sector awards to provide for payroll deductions of union membership fees. The application is ...

C2002-30 Overseas Projects- Reporting Requirements

Updated Guidelines on Overseas Projects were issued to all Ministers and Chief Executive Officers on 21 February, 2002. These guidelines recognised that New South Wales Government's specialised public sector skills and expertise are in demand to ...

C2002-01 Implementing the Shared Corporate Services Strategy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As part of the overarching strategy to support the achievement of the savings required to meet commitments arising from the Memorandum of Understanding on Public Sector Salaries, Cabinet has given in-principle ...