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Archived Premier's Memoranda - 2006

M2006-18 'Caretaker' Government Conventions and other Pre-election Practices

This Memorandum has superseded Memorandum No. T2002-06. Please note: No electronic version available of T2002-06 ...

M2006-17 Improving the Regulation Making Process

Premier's Memorandum The NSW Government has announced its initial response to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal's Investigation into the burden of regulation in NSW and improving regulatory efficiency. A copy of the response is ...

M2006-16 Out of Pocket Expenses and Christmas Season Parties

superseded by M2008-24 ...

M2006-15 2006 Annual determination of remuneration of Chief Executive and Senior Executive Services

This Memorandum is superseded by M2007-17. ...

M2006-14 Counter Terrorism Exercise Programme Liability Issues

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M2006-13 Christmas Leave Arrangements

superseded by M2007-05 ...

M2006-10 Improving Outcomes for Aboriginal People and their Communities

should be read in conjunction with M2006-09 Chief Executive Officer Performance Agreements ...

M2006-11 NSW Procurement Reforms

This memorandum outlines initiatives to further improve procurement outcomes, get better value for taxpayers and reduce the operating costs of government. Effective immediately, all agencies, other than State Owned Corporations, must use State Contracts ...

M2006-12 Overseas Projects – Involvement of the Department of State and Regional Development

Premier's Memoranda 2002-03 Guidelines on Overseas Projects sets out Government expectations in relation to agency involvement in overseas projects. Agencies are required to fulfil the requirements of PM M2002-03. ...

M1990-17

Premier's Memorandum M1990-17 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 31/07/2006 to 31/07/2016 ...

M1990-02 Senior Executive Service- Grievance Mediation Mechanism

superseded by M96-11 ...

M1990-03 Lodgment of Cabinet Minutes Reporting Back on the Provisions of a Draft Bill

superseded by M2005-07 ...

M1990-04 Capital Works Committee

superseded by M2002-10 ...

M1990-05 Statutory Authorities Appointments Database

Premier's Memorandum Ministers are annually requested to arrange for the provision of updated details on the membership of Boards within their administrations. My department is this year intending to establish a single, definitive database on Board ...

M1990-06 Fringe Benefit Tax- Higher Education Contribution Scheme

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M1990-07 Freeze on Government Charges Affecting Families

Premier's Memorandum Through stringent cost-cutting and a fundamental restructuring of pricing policy, the Government has been able to achieve historic reform of public utilities and a dramatic improvement in their productivity. While it has been our ...

M1990-08 Status Report And Strategic Plan For Merit Implementation

Premier's Memorandum Further to the Cabinet decision of August, 1988, I am committed to extending the principle of merit selection across the public sector to maximise the efficient use of human resources. My Department, in conjunction with Dr Clare ...

M1990-10 Capital Works Committee

superseded by M2002-10 ...

M1990-11 Review of the State and Local Government Financial Relationship

Premier's Memorandum A Working Group on Rate Exemptions Policy, comprising officers from the Department of Local Government, Treasury and The Cabinet Office, has been established to investigate the financial and service relationship between State and ...

M1990-12 Classes of Overseas and Domestic Air Travel- Officers of Departments and Members and Staff of Statutory Bodies

Superseded by C99-60 (policy); C2001-43 ($) ...

M1990-14 Premiers' Conference 1990

Premier's Memorandum As you will be aware, I will be attending the Premiers' Conference in Canberra in a few months. In order that I may properly prepare for the Conference, I would appreciate it if you would provide me with your urgent advice ...

M1990-16 Travel on Official Business- Revised Guidelines

Premier's Memorandum The Premier has asked me to forward to you revised guidelines in respect of travel by Ministers on official business. The changes which have been made to the previously issued arrangements, relate to: Study Tours (One Visit in ...

M1990-18 Half Day Concession on the Day Preceding Good Friday

Premier's Memorandum In Memorandum No. 89/66 issued on 22nd November, 1989, 1 advised you of the Premier's decision to withdraw the traditional Premier's half day concession prior to Easter. On Wednesday, 11th April, 1990 the Industrial ...

M1990-19 Part-Time Members of Boards and Commissions Reimbursement of the Cost of Parking Fees when Attending Meetings

Superseded by M99-03 ...

M1990-20 Notification to Local Councils of Leased Government Properties

Premier's Memorandum After giving this matter careful consideration I have approved of part-time members of boards and commissions being reimbursed for the cost of parking fees, when driving their private motor vehicles to attend meetings. This ...

M1990-21 Not Issued

Premier's Memorandum M1990-21 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 17/07/2006 to 17/07/2016 ...

M1990-23 Appointment of Special Co-ordinator for Nyngan

Premier's Memorandum On Saturday, 28th April, I made a further visit to the Nyngan area during which I was approached by the President of Bogan Shire and community leaders of Nyngan with a request that I nominate a person who can take charge of the ...

M1990-24 State Submissions to Commonwealth Inquiries

Superseded by M2002-17 ...

M1990-25 Management Review of Government Mapping and Land Information Activities

Premier's Memorandum The State has a very large investment in activities related to mapping and land information. This investment includes expenditure for staff, such as surveyors and cartographers, and equipment in many forms. Much good work is ...

M1990-26 SES Grievance Mediation- Co-operation and Assistance to the Grievance Mediator

superseded by M96-11 ...

M1990-27 Sub-Committees of Cabinet

Premier's Memorandum I refer to our discussions at Cabinet on 10 may 1990 concerning Sub-Committees of Cabinet. You will recall it was agreed that in instances when Cabinet requires further consideration by Ministers of major policy issues, those ...

M1990-28 Review of Business Licences

Premier's Memorandum As you know, the Government is committed to minimising the impost of regulations on business. Ministerial responsibility for overseeing the process of reducing regulatory controls rests with our colleague, the Minister for ...

M1990-29 Remuneration Packaging for Advertising Public Sector Vacancies

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M1990-31 Government Printing Policy Guidelines

Superseded by State Contracts Control Board Printing Delegation (Department of Commerce) ...

M1990-32 Legislative Programme-Budget Session 1990

Premier's Memorandum M1990-32 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 17/07/2006 to 17/07/2016 ...

M1990-34 Major Purchasing and Supply Reforms Alexandria Warehouse

Premier's Memorandum The Department of Administrative Services is carrying out a series of major purchasing and supply reforms. As part of this process, a series of measures will be put into effect over the next 12 months which should substantially ...

M1990-35 Co-operative Research Centres Program

Premier's Memorandum Attached for your information is a copy of the Press Release I recently issued on New South Wales involvement in the Co-operative Research Centres Program. As you will see, the Program is a Commonwealth initiative aimed at ...

M1990-36 Review of Legal Services to Government

Premier's Memorandum A review is to be conducted on how the Government can obtain legal services most efficiently and effectively and at the most economical cost to the client Department or Authority. The review will be conducted by Sir Maurice Byers ...

M1990-37 Appointments to Boards and Significant Committees

Premier's Memorandum Further to my memo of 13.2.1990 dealing with Statutory Authorities Appointments Database (90/5), returns have now been received from all portfolios. An analysis of existing membership clearly indicates that while improvements are ...

M1990-38 Commonwealth State Relations

Premier's Memorandum As you are aware, the Prime Minister in his speech at the National Press Club yesterday announced that there would be a special Premier's Conference in Brisbane on 30 and 31 October to consider Commonwealth State Relations. ...

M1990-39 Cabinet Re-organisation and Administrative Changes

Premier's Memorandum The first major re-organisation of our Cabinet has been achieved with commendable smoothness and speed. There still remain a number of administrative details to be resolved on which the Directors-General of The Cabinet Office and ...

M1990-40 Overseas Travelling Allowances- Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers and Full-Time Statutory Appointees

Superseded by C2001-43 ...

M1990-41 Class of Air Travel For Officers and Part-Time Members of Public Sector Organisations

Superseded by C99-60 ...

M1990-42 Guidelines for Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure Provision

Superseded by M2002-10 ...

M1990-43 Advices Furnished on Cabinet Proposals

Premier's Memorandum I wish to draw to the attention of Ministers the need for: prompt replies to be furnished when their advices are sought on Cabinet proposals; and for all correspondence to appropriately identify the particular Cabinet proposal. ...

M1990-44 Appointments and Terminations of Chief Executive Officers and Full-Time Statutory Appointees

Premier's Memorandum This Memorandum updates the instructions regarding the appointment and termination of Chief Executive Officers and full-time Statutory appointees. Attached to this Memorandum is a statement detailing the revised procedures. They ...

M1990-45 Access for Employees with Disabilities to Buildings Owned or Leased by Government Departments and Authorities

Premier's Memorandum I recently asked the Director of Equal Opportunity for Public Employment to undertake a sample survey of city buildings leased by departments and authorities. The results of this survey and earlier, more comprehensive surveys ...

M1990-46 Part-Time Appointments to Statutory Bodies

Premier's Memorandum The Premier has asked me to remind Ministers of the provisions of Memorandum No 88-32 of 25th May, 1988, concerning the need for Ministers to consult the Premier on all appointments and re-appointments to positions of part-time ...

M1990-47 Senior Citizens Week- 3rd to 10th March 1991

Premier's Memorandum I have recently announced that Senior Citizens Week willbe held from 3rd to 10th March 1991. I would like to invite the Departments and Authorities under your administration to take part in this special community program. There ...

M1990-49 NSW Coastal Policy

Premier's Memorandum Government Guidelines for the New South Wales Coast were circulated in March, 1989. Following extensive consultations and consideration of public submissions on the guidelines, the Government has now released the NSW Coastal ...

M1990-50 Parking Infringement Notices

Premier's Memorandum It has become the practice of some Government bodies, when Parking Infringement Notices are issued in respect of their vehicles, to disregard such Notices. This practice has meant that Government-owned vehicles have been treated ...

M1990-51 Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Senior Executive

Premier's Memorandum As is the normal procedure with any new policy or program, action is underway to evaluate the effectiveness of the Senior Executive Service as a management improvement initiative. The Senior Executive Service is a major ...

M1990-52 Concessions for War Widows

Premier's Memorandum As you would be aware, the State Budget included the means-tested extension to war widows of concessions currently available to PHB card-holders. This extension is on the basis that war widows would receive the available ...

M1990-53 Parking Infringement Notices-Clarification Re Discretion to Invoke Section 18a (3) Of The Traffic Act

Premier's Memorandum Further to the Premier's Memorandum No. 90-50 issued 11 September 1990 and in view of concerns expressed by the Public Service Association on behalf of Ministerial and Departmental car drivers, the final sentence in that ...

M1990-56 Coordinated Management of the Government Motor Vehicle Fleet- Increase in Fuel Costs

Premier's Memorandum Since 1st July, 1990 there has been a 32% increase in the contract price of petrol. It is estimated that this increase represents an additional cost of over $5 million per annum for the Government sedan and station sedan fleet. ...

M1990-57 Capital Works Committee Evaluation of Aircraft

Premier's Memorandum The recent review of N.S.W. Public Sector Air Services, conducted by the Office of Public Management, revealed that in addition to the usual procedures to be followed for proposals to the Capital Works Committee, specific ...

M1990-58 Application of the Training Guarantee Act (1990) and the Training Guarantee (Administration) Act (1990) to the New South Wales Government

Premier's Memorandum On the 1st July, the Commonwealth Government Training Guarantee Act (1990) and Training Guarantee (Administration) Act (1990) came into effect. The aim of the national Training Guarantee scheme is to increase and improve the ...

M1990-59 Ministerial Councils and Conferences

Premier's Memorandum The Premier has asked me to write to you in regard to the attendance of Ministers at Ministerial Councils and Conferences. As you would be aware, Heads of Government agreed at the recent Special Premiers' Conference in ...

M1990-60 Operation of The Inter-Departmental Committee On Youth Affairs

Premier's Memorandum The Inter-Departmental Committee (IDC) on Youth Affairs was established in 1988 to assist with the co-ordinated development of the Government's longterm youth policy. Since then, membership has been expanded to include ...

M1990-62 Guidelines for Part-Time Work

Premier's Memorandum As I announced recently, agreement has been reached with public sector unions for the adoption of new Guidelines for Part-Time Work in the NSW public service. The major aims of these new guidelines are threefold: to provide ...

M1990-63 Capital Works Committee

Premier's Memorandum The following is a list of target dates for Capital Works Committee meetings to be held during 1991:- 4th February 18th March 15th April 13th May 17th June 15th July 12th August 9th September 14th October 11th November 9th ...

M1990-64 Government's Property Disposal Program- Role of Property Services Group

Premier's Memorandum Reference is made to Memorandum 89/71 outlining directives in respect of the Government's Asset Management Policy and the co-ordinating role of the Property Services Group. Since the issue of the above Memorandum, Property ...

M1990-65 Purchase of Surplus Government Owned Motor Vehicles by Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Organisations

Premier's Memorandum From time to time decisions have been taken to give emergency response organisations the opportunity of having the first right of the refusal in respect of the purchase of surplus Government motor vehicles which are suitable for ...

M1990-66 NSW Government Telecommunications Network

Premier's Memorandum The Commonwealth decision to deregulate the telecommunications market and introduce a competitor to Telecom/OTC has created a completely new telecommunications environment. This change has also presented the NSW Government with ...

M1992-20 Statute Law Revision Program

Premier's Memorandum I refer to Cabinet's approval of a program of regular statute law revision, and the ensuing preparation of a Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill for each Parliamentary Session. As previously indicated, there will be ...

M1992-21 Commonwealth's Youth Employment and Training Initiatives

Premier's Memorandum Following the Prime Minister's announcement of 27 July inquiries have been made by some NSW Government agencies about access to Federal funding under the announced programs. I am anxious to ensure that a co-ordinated ...

M1992-22 Appointments and Terminations of Chief Executive Officers and Full-Time Statutory Appointees

Premier's Memorandum A review was recently undertaken into the requirements applying to the appointment of Chief Executive Officers and Full-Time Statutory Appointees. The revised requirements are set out on the attachment to this Memorandum. The ...

M1991-28 Performance Management Guidelines for Staff in Positions Below SES

Superseded by C98-103 ...

M1991-29 Ombudsman and Auditor General

Premier's Memorandum The Government is conducting a legislative and administrative review of the operation of the Ombudsman Act. In addition, a review of procedures relating to the functions of the Auditor General is being conducted. Ombudsman Non ...

M1991-36 Provision of Evidence and Information to Parliamentary Committees

Premier's Memorandum I am advised that officers of State Government Departments and instrumentalities are uncertain of the rules and procedures which govern their appearances before committees of either the State or the Commonwealth Parliament. The ...

M1995-50 Strengthening the NSW Public Sector Equal Employment Opportunity Program

Premier's Memorandum This Govemment is strongly committed to the implementation of employment equity for all its employees. It is Government policy to strengthen the equal employment opportunity program in the NSW Public Sector. As a first step ...

M1995-47 Government Policy on Advertising in the Ethnic Media

Premier's Memorandum All Australians have equal rights of access to information about government policies, programs and services, regardless of their language or cultural backgrounds. The Government recognises and values the role of the ethnic media ...

M1995-42 The Australian South Sea Islander Community

Premier's Memorandum The Australian South Sea Islanders are the descendants of people from the South Sea islands who were brought to work in Queensland between 1863 and 1904. Precise numbers are difficult to obtain, but most live in Queensland, while ...

M1995-43 Handling of Claims to Native Title

Premier's Memorandum The Minister for Land and Water Conservation has been appointed as "State Minister" for the purposes of the Commonwealth Native Title Act 1993 ("the Commonwealth Act"). In this capacity, the Minister is ...

M1995-41 Managing Displaced Employees

Premier's Memorandum This memorandum explains the arrangements for managing displaced employees in public sector agencies, in accordance with the Government's policy announced in connection with the 1995-96 Budget. The Memorandum supercedes ...

M1995-38 Reform of the Chief and Senior Executive Service (SES) and Annual Review of Executive Remuneration

Supersedes C94-13 ...

M1995-37 Assumption of the Administration of the State by the Lieutenant-Governor

Premier's Memorandum His Excellency Rear Admiral Peter Ross Sinclair, A.C., the Governor of the State of New South Wales, will assume the administration of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia during the absence of His Excellency the ...

M1997-31 Wage Negotiations

Superseded by C2000-14 ...

M1998-11 Government Responses to Public Accounts Committee Reports (Update)

Superseded by M2012-14 ...

M1998-14 Year 2000 Millenium Strategy – Implementation of Phase Two

Premier's Memorandum Following a recommendation from the Cabinet Sub Committee on Information Technology, Cabinet met on 18 May 1998 and endorsed Phase Two of the NSW Government's Year 2000 Millennium Strategy. This Phase raises the level of ...

M1998-15 Tabling of Regulatory Impact Statements in Parliament

Superseded by M2008-01 ...

M1998-17 Government Policy on Advertising in the Ethnic Media

Superseded by the development of the NSW Government Advertising Guidelines and peer review process as outlined in the NSW Government Advertising Act 2011 ...

M1998-18 New Arrangements for the Renewal of CES and SES Contracts

Supersedes M93-33 and M94-15, C94-15. Superseded by M2000-24 ...

M1998-20 Legislative Program- Spring Sittings 1998

Premier's Memorandum This Memorandum relates to the forward planning of the Government's Legislative Program and sets deadlines for the introduction of Bills for the 1998 Spring sittings of Parliament. To assist in the forward planning of the ...

M1998-21 Captioning of Government Advertising and Public Information Videos

Superseded by the development of the NSW Government Advertising Guidelines and peer review process as outlined in the NSW Government Advertising Act 2011 ...

M1998-23 Statute Law Revision Program

Supersedes M96-15 ...

M1998-25 1999-00 Western Sydney Budget Statement

Premier's Memorandum This memorandum concerns the provision of information for the 1999-00 Western Sydney Budget Statement. As you would be aware, the first ever Western Sydney Budget Statement was produced in 1998-99 within a short time frame, and ...

M1998-27 Walk to Work Day

Premier's Memorandum On Friday 9th October, 1998 the Pedestrian Council of Australia is encouraging all people in New South Wales and Canberra to leave their cars at home and combine walking and public transport to travel to and from work. The ...

M1998-30 Freedom of Information – Publication Requirements

superseded by M2007-11 ...

M1998-32 Arrangements for Legislation which may need Amendment in Connection with Staging the Sydeny 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Premier's Memorandum A number of Ministers and agencies have identified the need to consider legislative amendments to facilitate staging of the Games and have drawn these to the attention of the Minister for the Olympics and the Olympic Co ...

M1998-33 Agency Input to Statutory and Parliamentary Committees

Superseded by M2012-14 ...

M1998-36 Government Campaign Advertising Quarantine Period Prior to State Elections

Superseded by M2010-08 ...

M1998-40 Improving Occupational Health and Safety Management in the NSW Public Sector

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M1997-02 Government Office Accommodation and Property Disposal

Supersedes M92-07, Superseded by M2002-09 and M2003-03 ...

M1997-04 Government Advertising

Superseded by M2010-08 ...

M1997-07 New Arrangements for Ethnic Affairs

This Memorandum superseded by M2011-05 ...

M1997-08 Packaging of Remuneration for Chairpersons and Members of NSW Government Boards and Committees

Superseded by M99-03 ...

M1997-09 Premier's Public Sector Awards

Superseded by C2001-19 ...

M1997-12 Service Efforts and Accomplishments Reporting

Premier's Memorandum As you will be aware, the Council on the Cost of Government has been working with agencies over the past 18 months to develop Service Efforts and Accomplishments Reports. This project involves developing performance measures for ...

M1997-13 Not Issued

Premier's Memorandum M1997-13 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 05/07/2006 to 05/07/2016 ...

M1997-16 Official Overseas Travel- Reporting Requirements

Superseded by C99-60 ...

M1997-19 Spokeswomen's Programme

This Memorandum is superseded by C2008-33 ...

M1997-21 Public Statements on the Draft Environmentat Impact Statement for Sydney's Second International Airport

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M1997-23 New South Wales Consumer Protection Report

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M1997-27 Managing Displaced Employees

This memorandum supercedes M95-46 and VR package in M96-5, and has been superseded by M2008-08 Consolidated Policy On Managing Displaced Employees. ...

M2000-27 Australian Masters Games- Newcastle/Hunter 2001

Premier's Memorandum Last year, the Newcastle and Hunter Events Corporation (NHEC) successfully bid to stage the 8th Australian Masters Games in the Newcastle/Hunter Region from 5 – 14 October 2001. The Government strongly supported the NHEC's ...

M1999-02 Construct New South Wales- Seizing Opportunities to Build a Better Construction Industry

Superseded by NSW Government Procurement Policy (NSW Treasury) ...

M1999-04 Increasing Traineeships in the NSW Public Sector '2000 by 2000' Strategy

Linked to M97-12(A). Not current ...

M1999-05 Chief Executive Performance Agreement Guidelines

Supersedes M95-45 and Guidelines issued in December 1995, replaced by M2008-04 Chief Executive Performance Agreement Guidelines ...

M1999-06 Government Office Accommodation Reform Program

Superceded by M2008-02 ...

M1999-08 Government Procurement Policy

Superseded by NSW Government Procurement Policy (NSW Treasury) ...

M1999-09 Employment Arrangements Special Temporary Employees

Premier's Memorandum This Circular is issued to supplement [Premier's] Circular 1999-10 which advised that Special Temporary Employees are to continue in employment beyond 27 March 1999 until an election result was clear. Although the result of ...

M1999-10 Suspension of Advertising and Filling of Vacancies

Supersedes M95-08 re Skill Shortage Allowance. Linked to C99-23; C99-48; C2001-16; C2001-37, superseded by M2007-10 ...

M1999-12 Final Environmental Impact Statement for Sydney’s Second International Airport

Premier's Memorandum The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Sydney's second airport is expected to be released by the Commonwealth at the end of May. The Inter-Departmental Committee, which was established when the draft EIS was ...

M1999-13 Extension of the Life of the Council on the Cost of Government

Premier's Memorandum As you are aware, the NSW Government is committed to public sector reform and improving the efficiency and effectiveness with which services are delivered to the community. The Council on the Cost of Government has played a key ...

M1999-14 Walk to Work Day

Premier's Memorandum On Friday 1 October, 1999 the Pedestrian Council of Australia is encouraging all people in New South Wales and Canberra to leave their cars at home and combine walking and public transport to travel to and from work. The project ...

M1999-15 National Code of Practice for the Construction Industry

Superseded by M2009-05 ...

M1999-16 Suspension of Advertising and Filling of Vacancies- Ministers' Offices

Premier's Memorandum Ministers would be aware that on 20 April 1999 I announced a suspension of advertising and filling vacancies (staff freeze) throughout all Budget Dependent General Government Sector Agencies. The 1999-00 Budget was handed down on ...

M1999-20 Military Leave – Australian Peace Keeping Force- East Timor

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M1999-25 1999 Annual Determination of Remuneration for Chief Executive Service and Senior Executive Service

Supersedes M98-29. Superseded by M2000-26 ...

M1998-01 Revised Health, Safety, Medical Assessment and Medical Retirement Procedures

Superseded by M2001-11 ...

M1998-03 Section 51 Exceptions to Part IV of the Trade Practices Act 1974

This Memorandum superseded by M2011-7. Related to M95-31 ...

M1998-05 Consultation Framework for Competition Policy Reviews and other Obligations to Implement National Competition Policy

This Memorandum superseded by M2011-7. ...

M1998-06 Government Policy on Advertising in the Ethnic Media

Superseded by the development of the NSW Government Advertising Guidelines and peer review process as outlined in the NSW Government Advertising Act 2011 ...

M1998-08 NSW Government Code of Practice on Employment and Outwork Obligations for Textile Clothing and Footwear Suppliers

Superseded by NSW Government Procurement Policy (NSW Treasury) ...

M2000-22 Not Issued

Premier's Memorandum M2000-22 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 05/07/2006 to 05/07/2016 ...

M2003-16 Out-of-Pocket Expenses and Christmas Season Parties

Supersedes M2002-21, Superseded by M2005-12 ...

M2003-17 Major Infrastructure Proposals

Superseded by M2005-09 ...

M2003-18 Facilitation of Film-making in NSW

Superseded by M2008-10 Making Nsw Film Friendly. ...

M2002-02 Participation in the Parade for Volunteers and others involved in Christmas 2001 Bushfire Emergency

Premier's Memorandum On Friday 8 February 2002 a parade and concert will be held in Sydney for volunteers and others involved in the Christmas 2001 bushfire emergency. The parade will honour and pay tribute to the outstanding contribution of all ...

M2002-11 Spokeswomen's Program

This memorandum is superceded by Circular 2008-33 ...

M2002-12 Ministerial Councils

Superseded by M2009-09, Superseded by M2013-07. ...

M2002-14 Government Advertising Expenditure- Government Tenders

Superseded by M2005-06 ...

M2002-15 Review of Government Advertising Placement and Expenditure

Related to M2002-14 and C2000-62. Superseded by M2005-06 ...

M2002-17 State Submissions to Commonwealth Inquiries

Superseded by M2012-14 ...

M2002-20 Security Alert by Acting Commonwealth Attorney General

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M2001-06 Partnerships: A New Way of Doing Business with Aboriginal People

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M2001-12 2002 NSW Supplementary Survey of The ABS

Premier's Memorandum In October each year, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) undertakes a State-level supplementary household survey, free of charge, for a NSW Government agency or consortium of agencies as part of the ABS' annual ...

M2001-16 NSW Government Electronic Procurement Implementation Strategy

Related to M2000-12 and M2006-11. Superseded by NSW Government Procurement Policy (NSW Treasury) ...

M2001-17 Conduct Guidelines for Members of Boards and Committees

Superseded by Conduct Guidelines for Members of NSW Boards and Committees- Issued 2 April 2008 ...

M2000-03 Application of Statutory and other Offices Remuneration Tribunal Decision to Minister's Senior Staff

Premier's Memorandum In late 1999 a decision was handed down on Senior Executive Service (SES) remuneration by the Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal (SOORT). The determination has been considered and I have approved the flow on of a 1 ...

M2000-07 Council on the Cost and Quality of Government. ‘Value for Money in Public Services’

Premier's Memorandum The reconstituted Council on the Cost and Quality of Government (CCQG) is comprised of management experts from the private sector, and representatives of central agencies, regulatory agencies, and service delivery and support ...

M2000-11 Disclosure on Information on Government Contracts with the Private Sector

Superseded by M2007-01 ...

M2000-17 Sydney 2000 Olympics and Paralympic Games Car Pooling

Premier's Memorandum The Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games will create the highest demand on transportation infrastructures and systems ever experienced in Australia. During the extended peak times, Sydney's transport systems will be ...

M2004-04 Greenhouse Performance of Government Office Buildings and Rental Properties

Superseded by M2008-28. Partly supersedes memorandum M2003-02 ...

M2003-02 High Environmental Performance for Buildings

Related to M2002-10, partly superseded by M2004-04 with respect to energy consumption and greenhouse emissions only. Superseded by M2008-28 ...

M2003-09 Donations of Redundant Computers to the ReConnect.nsw Program

Premier's Memorandum In February 2003, the NSW Government introduced the ReConnect.nsw Computer Program to enable the donation of redundant Government agency computers to not-for profit organisations and disadvantaged individuals. The ReConnect.nsw ...

M2003-10 Ministeral Councils

Superseded by M2009-09, Superseded by M2013-07. ...

M2003-13 Anniversary of the Bali Bombing-NSW Government Participation

Premier's Memorandum Sunday 12 October 2003 marks the first anniversary of the tragic events that took place in Bali resulting in the death of 88 Australians, the maiming of so many others and the impact on so many families. As a mark of respect to ...

M1995-32 Access to Essential Infrastructure- Establishment of State Agreement Under the National Competition Policy

Premier's Memorandum The National Competition Policy is made up of three formal inter-govermental agreements, signed by myself and other Heads of Government at the 11 April 1995 Council of Australian Governments meeting, and the extension of existing ...

M1995-30 Statutory Authorities, Commissions, Advisory Boards, Consultative Committees and Councils- Review of Remuneration

Premier's Memorandum New fee levels have been determined for non-executive directors and part-time members of Corporatised Government trading enterprises, Statutory Authorities, Advisory Councils, Committees, etc., effective from 1 July 1995. However ...

M1995-31 National Competition Policy Implementation

Premier's Memorandum Heads of Government at the 11 April 1995 Council of Australian Governments' Meeting agreed to a National Competition Policy regime that has two primary features. These are: (a) the creation of markets and competition within ...

M1995-29 Frontline Complaint Handling

Premier's Memorandum The Government is committed to improving the quality of services it provides to customers and clients. Our customers and clients expect courtesy, promptness, an understanding of the level and types of service available and how ...

M1995-28 Disability Strategic Plan

Premier's Memorandum Section 9 of the Disability Services Act 1993 requires all public authorities to prepare, and make provision for the implementation of a disability plan to improve the delivery of government services to people with disabilities. ...

M1995-26 Ethnic Affairs Policies and Programmes in NSW Public Agencies

Premier's Memorandum Ethnic affairs policies and programs are integral to the delivery of services by public agencies in our culturally diverse society. Until 1993, NSW public agencies were required to report under the Ethnic Affairs Policy Statement ...

M1995-25 Commonwealth-State Negotiations on Specific Purpose Payments

Premier's Memorandum New guidelines for negotiating Specific Purpose Payments (SPPs) have been developed to enable the NSW Government to evaluate the financial implications and to ensure cost effective arrangements are utilised to achieve better, ...

M1995-23 Lifting of Arms Embargo Against South Africa and NSW Purchasing Policy

Premier's Memorandum On 4 July 1994 the Commonwealth Government notified amendments to the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations and the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1994 numbers 241 and 242, respectively, of the Customs Act 1901. ...

M1995-24 Commonwealth's New Work Opportunities Programme (NWO)

Premier's Memorandum The Commonwealth Department of Employment Education and Training (DEET) is currently seeking projects to be undertaken under the New Work Opportunities Program (NWO). DEET is interested in developing NWO projects under the ...

M2004-03 NSW Police and Counter Terrorism

complements C2003-03 and M2003-04 ...

M2002-04 Acceptable Use of the Internet and Email

Some recent isolated cases involving misuse of the Internet and Email have reflected badly on the good reputation of the NSW public sector. The Protocol for Acceptable Use of the Internet and Electronic Mail Use issued by my Department (Premier's ...

M2002-18 Community Harmony Reference Group

Community Harmony Reference Group no longer exists ...

M2001-02 Consideration of Salinity Impacts in Cabinet Minutes

The current approved Cabinet Minute template does not require consideration of salinity impacts. NSW Salinity Strategy 'Taking on the Challenge' was a former Government policy. ...

M2000-05 Remuneration and Contracts of Employment for CES and SES Officers

The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal's (SOORT) annual determination for the Chief and Senior Executive Service (CES and SES) provides the rates of remuneration which are to apply from 1 October each year.  ...

M2000-18 NSW Drug Summit Government Plan of Action Communications Logo and Message

The NSW Drug Summit was held in the NSW Parliament from 17–21 May 1999. ...

M2000-21 SES and CES Performance Pay

On 28 August, 2000 Cabinet determined that in future performance pay will not be available to members of the Senior and Chief Executive Service. ...

M2000-23 Infrastructure Coordination

Superseded by the creation of Infrastructure NSW ...

M1997-20 Government Waste Reduction and Purchasing Policy

This Memorandum is superseded by C2003-05 ...

M1995-19 Corporate Service Efficiency

Premier's Memorandum The Government has decided that all agencies are to achieve savings through rationalisation of corporate services and expects a minimum saving of 10% across the budget sector. It is recognised that there will be scope for more ...

M1995-18 Appointments to Government Boards and Committees

Premier's Memorandum The Government is committed to improving arrangements for appointments to Government boards and committees in accordance with the principles of independence and merit in selections and appointments to these public bodies. The ...

M1995-16 Legislative Programme Budget Session 1995

Premier's Memorandum To assist in the forward planning of the Government's Legislative Program, it is necessary that details be provided of those legislative matters which it is intended be brought to Parliament in the Budget Session. It would ...

M1995-15 Delegation to Approve that Public Service Positions Need not be Advertised

Premier's Memorandum Ministers currently have delegated authority to approve, under section 31. (2) of the Public Sector Management Act 1988, that Department Heads need not advertise a vacant public service position. The Public Sector Management ...

M1995-13 Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal

Premier's Memorandum Each year, the Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal undertakes inquiries for the purposes of the annual determinations into salaries and remuneration packages under sections 13 and 24C of the Statutory and Other ...

M1995-11 Memorandum to All Ministers

Premier's Memorandum This memorandum implements the Government's commitments to reduce red tape and give a high priority to regulatory reform. 1. Regulatory initiatives plan I request that you ensure each agency within your portfolio has ...

M1995-10 Full and Part-time Appointments

Premier's Memorandum As you may be aware, proposed full-time statutory appointments and appointments of persons as part-time members of boards, commissions, and significant non-statutory standing committees are required to be brought to the attention ...

M1995-02 Women Executives' Strategy

This memorandum is superceded by Circular 2008-32 ...

M1995-05 Government Advice to the Public Service Association

Premier's Memorandum On 6 February 1995 the General Secretary of the Public Service Association of New South Wales wrote to me seeking answers to a list of questions of general interest to Association members in connection with the forthcoming NSW ...

M1995-04 Procurement and Disposal Guidelines

Superseded by the NSW Procurement Manual (Department of Commerce) ...

M1995-07 Ministerial Councils

Superseded by M2009-09, Superseded by M2013-07. ...

M2005-11 Federal Industrial Relations Legislation- Impact on NSW Public Sector Employers

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M2005-12 Out of Pocket Expenses and Christmas Season Parties

Superseded by M2006-15, supersedes M2003-16 ...

M2005-14 Working Together: Public Sector OHS and Injury Management Strategy 2005-2008

Superseded by M2010-07, related to C1999-08, C2002-51 and M98-40 ...

M2005-15 Family Provisions Test Case Flow On

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M2005-03 Cleaner NSW Government Fleet- Fuel Efficiency Improvements and Emission Reductions from Government Vehicles

Updated by M2008-28, updates C2002-45 and complements C2004-47, superseded by M2009-04 ...

M2005-04 Training Management Guidelines for Major Government Construction Projects

Superseded by C2009-08 ...

M2005-06 Review of Government Advertising

Supercedes M2002-14 and M2002-15. Partly superceded by C2006-26. Superseded by M2008-15. ...

M2005-07 Timeframes for Lodgement of Cabinet Minutes and Bill Minutes

Superseded by M2010-09, supersedes M90-03 and M93-07 ...

M2005-09 Major Infrastructure Coordination and Delivery

supersedes M2003-17 ...

M2006-04 NSW Government Policy- Negotiating Public Sector Wages, Salaries and Employment Conditions

Supersedes M96-04, superseded by M2007-12 ...

M2006-05 Biofuels and Other Alternative Fuels- NSW Government Commitments

Updates C1999-15 and C2002-45. Superseded by M2007-16 ...

M2007-06 Legislative Program Spring Sittings 2007

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M2006-07 Legislative Program Spring Sittings 2006

This Memorandum has superseded M2011-04, M2010-15, M2010-14, M2010-10, M2010-09, M2010-05, M2010-04, M2009-21, M2009-18, M2009-14, M2009-06, M2009-08, M2008-25, M2008-19, M2008-16, M2008-12, M2008-11, M2008-03, M2007-19, M2007-11, M2007-09, M2007-06, ...

M2006-01 Guidelines for Managing Lobbyists and Corruption Allegations made during Lobbying

This memorandum should be read in conjunction with Memorandum 2008-26 and Memorandum 2009-03. Superseded by M2013-11 NSW Lobbyist Code of Conduct ...