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Active DPC Circulars - 2011

C2011-35 Whole-of-Government cooperation in recovery operations to assist communities in the wake of an emergency

The State Emergency Recovery Controller is appointed by the Minister for Police and Emergency Services and is responsible for controlling the recovery from an emergency in accordance with section 20B of the  State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989. ...

C2011-33 & PSCC2011-03 Transfer of functions to the Public Service Commission

Keypoints With commencement of the Public Sector Employment and Management Amendment (Ethics and Public Service Commissioner) Act 2011, the Public Service Commissioner now has responsibility for executive staffing arrangements. As a result, references to ...

C2011-27 Guidelines for Appearing Before Parliamentary Committees

The primary rule applying to public officials who are required to attend and give evidence before parliamentary committees is that officers may only give evidence of a factual nature and should refer questions seeking opinions or judgements of a political ...

C2011-03 Accessing leave entitlements and flexible work hours arrangements to observe days of religious significance

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The Government is committed to accommodating culturally diverse employees in the workplace. Employees of all Public Service departments have access to leave to observe days of religious significance. ...

C2011-02 Leave for Staff Affected by Flooding in NSW and the Queensland Emergency Response

Keypoints Areas of northern NSW have been declared a natural disaster due to flooding. Agencies should note this declaration may be expanded to other areas in NSW. Queensland is currently experiencing the worst floods in 100 years, with significant loss ...