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Archived DPC Circulars - 2009

C2009-39 2009 Chief and Senior Executive Services SOORT Determination

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal (SOORT) has made its annual Determination for Chief and Senior Executive Services (CES and SES). The Tribunal has determined a general increase to ...

C2010-01 International Womens Day 2010

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints International Women's Day is held annually on 8 March. Details of Unifem's annual fundraising breakfast Agencies are urged to promote International Women's Day in 2010 International Women ...

C2009-38 Payment of copyright fees to the Copyright Agency Limited (CAL)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Payment of copyright fees to the Copyright Agency Ltd (CAL) for the financial years ending 30 June 2007, 30 June 2008 and 30 June 2009. Agencies are obligated to pay the fee as compensation to copyright ...

C2009-36 White Ribbon Day 25 November 2009

Keypoints White Ribbon Day: occurs on 25 November. It is complemented by the 16 Days of Activism to Stop Violence Against Women, which runs from 25 November to 10 December. Office for Womens Policy to sell white ribbons and wristbands ...

C2009-37 Nominations for the Public Service Medal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Nominations currently sought: Nominations for the Public Service Medal that have been endorsed by heads of Super Departments are sought for announcement on Queens Birthday 2010. Eligibility: All Public ...

C2009-35 Variation to the Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Rates of Pay in the Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award have increased by 2.8 per cent The Increase should be applied from 8 September 2009, being 12 months from when the last increase ...

C2009-34 Extension of approval process for expenditure on ICT and consultancies related to corporate services

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints All expenditure proposals for ICT (goods and services) and consultancies related to corporate services must not proceed without prior approval by the Department of Premier and Cabinet. This requirement ...

C2009-33 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Service Officers, Senior Officers, Statutory Officers, and Part-time Members of Boards, Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Travelling Allowances within Australia have been adjusted following Taxation Determination 2009/15 by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) (see attached Table). The new rates are effective from 1 July ...

C2009-31 Increase in the parking space levy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The parking space levy has substantially increased effective from 1 July 2009 as announced in the November 2008 mini budget. Circular 2009-11 SES/Senior Officer Motor Vehicle Charges 2009-2010 advised ...

C2009-32 Public Sector Employment and Management Regulation 2009

Keypoints New Public Sector Employment and Management Regulation commenced on 1 September 2009. Replaced the Public Sector Employment and Management (General) Regulation 1996. Regulation applies only to members of staff (officers and temporary employees) ...

C2009-29 Premiers Public Sector Awards 2009

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Circular is for all Chief Executive Officers. Nominations are invited for the 2009 Premiers Public Sector Awards and close on Friday, 11 September 2009. The 2009 Awards include six categories that ...

C2009-28 Review of Meal, Travelling and Other Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Various expense and work related allowances in the Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award are varied annually. The varied rates and amounts should be applied from 1 July 2009. ...

C2009-26 Designation of Youth as a disadvantage group under Clause 10 of the Public Sector Employment and Management (General) Regulation, 1996 (PSEM Regulation)

Keypoints Designation of youth as a disadvantage group in accordance with Clause 10, sub-section 3, PSEM Regulation, 1996. Youth is defined as persons under the age of 25. The authority to recommend the appointment of persons belonging to this group to an ...

C2009-27 Crown Employees (Transferred Employees Compensation) Award 2009

Keypoints The  Crown Employees (Transferred Employees Compensation) Award 2009  was made on 16 July 2009. Key features  of the new Award include: Clarifying entitlement to compensation to employees directed to transfer No entitlement when employees apply ...

C2009-24 Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The calculation of notional salary for the Senior Executive Service (SES) has been updated and details are provided below. The notional salary determines payments for accrued leave to SES officers on ...

C2009-23 Sydney 2009 World Masters Games

Keypoints Global event: Sydney will host the worlds largest multi-sport event from 10- 18 October 2009 NSW Government support: Government agencies are asked to support the event in recognition of its significance to NSW Staff participation: Government ...

C2009-22 Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award 2009 and Purchased Leave Policy

Keypoints The  Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award 2009  was made on 28 May 2009 and will remain in force until 30 June 2011. The  Purchased Leave Policy  outlines the application of the Purchased Leave provisions which are ...

C2009-21 Transitional Arrangements Following Dissolution of HealthQuest

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints HealthQuest has stopped appointments. Referrals currently with HealthQuest will be concluded by HealthQuest including any appeals. Transitional arrangements have been established to operate effective ...

C2009-19 Nominations for the Public Service Medal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Nominations currently sought: Nominations for the Public Service Medal are sought from Chief Executive Officers for announcement on Australia Day 2010. Eligibility: All Public Sector employees of the ...

C2009-16 Managing Sick Leave Policy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Healthy workplaces: the Managing Sick Leave Policy (the Policy) has been developed to better manage absenteeism and is part of the Government’s commitment to achieving and sustaining productive, healthy ...

C2009-17 Encouraging NSW Public Sector employees to take annual leave

Keypoints The Commonwealth Government announced the No Leave, No Life campaign on 4 December 2008 The No Leave, No Life campaign seeks to convert accrued leave into more holidays within Australia The Commonwealth Government and NSW Government are working ...

C2009-12 National Aboriginal & Islander Day Observance Committee

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 5-12 July 2009National Theme: Honouring Our Elders, Nurturing Our Youth Agencies are advised that NAIDOC Week will be celebrated from 5 to 12 July 2009. This year's NAIDOC theme is Honouring Our Elders, ...

C2009-11 SES/Senior Officer Motor Vehicle Charges 2009- 2010

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints New charges: the SES/Senior Officer motor vehicle charges take effect from 1 April 2009. New parking space levy: the charges announced in the November 2008 Mini budget have been incorporated into the ...

C2009-09 Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2008

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 23 March 2009 a Memorandum of Understanding (Attachment A) was finalised between the NSW Government, Unions NSW and affiliate unions for staff covered by the Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award ...

C2009-08 NSW Government Apprenticeship Program- Training Management Guidelines

On 17 February 2009, the Premier announced a new employment program to boost jobs for young people in NSW. The program committed to 6,000 new government apprenticeships and cadetships over the next four years. The Training Management Guidelines have been ...

C2009-10 Government Recruitment Advertising

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In March 2009, the NSW Department of Commerce advised that the jobs.nsw web site will not be reinstated.  Recruitment advertisements continue to be processed by Government Advertising to be published in the ...

C2009-14 Walk Safely to School Day

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On Friday 15 May 2009 the Pedestrian Council of Australia (PCA) is encouraging all primary school children to walk and commute safely to school.   Walk Safely to School Day is being promoted as a community event ...

C2009-06 Leave for Staff Affected by the NSW Floods

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Employees who are or were unable to attend work as a result of the storms and flooding which affected areas of NSW, particularly the northern rivers, mid-north coast and Hunter regions during February 2009 ...

C2009-04 International Women's Day 2009

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Agencies are advised that International Women's Day is celebrated on 8 March each year. This year's theme is 'Women and Education'. This theme recognises that increased access for women to ...

C2009-03 Coordination of e-Recruitment-Related Initiatives

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular A whole-of-government e-Recruitment system- approved by the Cabinet Standing Committee on the Budget in December 2007 and reinforced in a recent recommendation by the Industrial Relations Commission in the Crown ...

C2009-01 Further Amendments to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002

The Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 (“the Act”) and the Public Sector Management (Goods and Services) Regulation 2000 have been amended from 4 December 2008. These amendments implement the first stage of changes recommended in the report ...