Memos & Circulars - by year

Archived DPC Circulars - 2006

C2006-55 Department of Commerce as a Contractor to Agencies

The Department of Commerce is accredited under the NSW Government Procurement Policy to manage the planning and delivery phases of construction capital works procurement greater than $1 million. The Department is an approved expert adviser under the ...

C2006-54 Service Principles and Obligations website

A NSW Government resource to improve customer service The  NSW State Plan  commits the Government to delivering better services and just as importantly providing customer friendly services. ...

C2006-50 Launch of the NSW Government Sage Centre Internet Site

This is to advise of the launch of the NSW Government Sage Centre at www.sagecentre.nsw.gov.au. This site is an outcome of the Mature Workforce Retention Project, lead by the Office for Ageing, the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (DADHC) in ...

C2006-47 Reduction in Recruitment Lead Time

The new deadline for submitting vacancies on jobs.nsw is now close of business Tuesday one week prior to publication in the Public Sector Notices. ...

C2006-48 Managing gifts and benefits in the public sector

This circular is to advise agencies that ICAC has recently released a toolkit on managing gifts and benefits in the public sector.  ...

C2006-46 Provisions of Information to Members of Parliament

The circular reminds public servants of the accepted custom and practise in New South Wales for providing advice to Members of Parliament. ...

C2006-38 Walk to Work Day

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On Friday 6 October 2006 the Pedestrian Council of Australia is encouraging people to leave their cars at home and instead combine walking with public transport in travelling to and from work. Walk to Work Day ...

C2006-37 Strategic Management Framework and Calendar

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Strategic Management Framework and the Strategic Management Calendar have been updated for 2006-07. The Framework and Calendar are whole-of-government initiatives and were updated after consultation with ...

C2006-35 Good Practice Grants Administration

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular is to advise agencies that the Good Practice Guide to Grants Administration can be accessed at GrantsAdministration Getting grants administration right is an essential part of ensuring that the ...

C2006-30 Government Press Clip Monitoring Arrangements

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Further to Premier's Memorandum 2004-02 (New Arrangements for Government Media Monitoring) and Premier's Department Circular 2005-51 (Press Clip Monitoring Arrangements), a NSW Government press clip ...

C2006-28 Unattached Officers- Chief and Senior Executive Service

The NSW Government's Economic and Financial Statement of February 2006 implemented a policy change applying to Chief and Senior Executive Service (SES) Officers who are removed from office and subsequently declared unattached. This circular is to ...

Review of Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C2006-27 Review of Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances The purpose of this Circular is to advise Schedule 1 Part 1 departments that the Public Employment Office has varied the meal, travelling and related ...

C2006-27-Review of Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances

The purpose of this Circular is to advise Schedule 1 Part 1 departments that the Public Employment Office has varied the meal, travelling and related allowances contained in Table 1- Allowances of Part B- Monetary Rates to the Crown Employees (Public ...

C2006-25 Military Leave- Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001

This Circular is to advise agencies of the legal requirement to release employees to undertake duties as members of the Defence Forces. ...

C2006-24 Federal Budget 2006-07- Proposed changes to superannuation rules and personal income tax rates

Proposals for changes to superannuation and personal income tax rates were announced in the Federal Budget on 9 May 2006. ...

C2006-18 Reduction in the Rate of Fringe Benefits Tax

The 2006-2007 Federal Budget reduced the rate of Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) from 48.5% to 46.5%, effective from 1 April 2006. ...

C2006-15 Nominations for the Public Service Medal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Service Medal is a prestigious medal within the Australian Honours System designed to recognise Public Sector Officers who have made a contribution to the community through the outstanding performance ...

C2006-13 Review of Cabinet Document Exemption Claims under the Freedom of Information Act

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C2006-13 Review of Cabinet Document Exemption Claims under the Freedom of Information Act The Administrative Decisions Tribunal and the Ombudsman both have a role in reviewing agencies' decisions under the ...

C2006-11 Secure Employment Test Case (SETC) Award variations

Premier's Department Circular 2006-07 issued on 8 March 2006 advised of the decision of the Full Bench of the Industrial Relations Commission in the Secure Employment Test Case. In that Circular agencies were advised the Bench granted the new  Secure ...

C2006-09 Accessing leave entitlements and flexible work hours arrangements to observe religious duties

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to highlight the Government's commitment to accommodate the culturally diverse nature of the public sector workforce. The attached list amends incorrect information previously ...

C2006-08 Salary Packaging- Removal of 50% Limit

The main purpose of this Circular is to advise agencies that: the restriction limiting salary packaging to 50% of an employees' superable or award salary has been removed for graded officers and SES officers. The amount of salary which can be ...

C2006-07 Secure Employment Test Case Decision and Actions Following Receipt of any Applications for Variations to Awards

On 28 February 2006 the Full Bench of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales handed down its decision on the Unions NSW application for a Secure Employment Test Case. In its decision the Industrial Relations Commission granted the new  ...

C2006-05 Launch of NSW Collector Recruitment Campaign for the 2006 Census of Population and Housing

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) will conduct the next national Census of Population and Housing on Tuesday 8 August 2006. The ABS needs to recruit 10,000 temporary staff in NSW to undertake the delivery ...

C2006-04 Nominations for the Public Service Medal- Closing date extended to 14 February 2006

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Service Medal is a prestigious medal within the Australian Honours System designed to recognise Public Sector Officers who have made a contribution to the community through the outstanding performance ...