Memos & Circulars - by year

Archived DPC Circulars - 2011

C2011-32 Payment of copyright fees to the Copyright Agency Limited

Keypoints The NSW Government has extended the terms of the 2010 agreement with the Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) to settle all outstanding liability for copyright material use to 30 June 2012. Agencies will shortly receive invoices from CAL for the ...

C2012-10 & PSCC2012-03 Amendments to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002

Keypoints The Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 has been amended by the Public Sector Employment and Management Amendment Bill 2012. Commencing on 11 April 2012, the amendments: require a department head to be satisfied that there is no ...

C2011-34 Nominations sought for the Public Service Medal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Nominations currently sought: Nominations for the Public Service Medal (the Medal) through the Australian system of honours and awards, are sought for announcement on the Queen’s Birthday 2012. ...

C2011-31 White Ribbon Day 25 November 2011

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints White Ribbon Day is on Friday 25 November. Show your support to prevent and reduce violence against women by wearing a white ribbon. Men are encouraged to become White Ribbon Ambassadors and take the ...

C2011-30 Review of Meal, Travelling and Other Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Various expense 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 2011 or from the ...

C2011-30 Attachment: Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Part B- Monetary Rates Table 1 Allowances Effective 1 July 2011 Item No Clause No Description Amount 1   Meal expenses on one day journeys       Capital cities and high cost country centres       (see list in ...

C2011-29 Copying of Broadcasts- Screenrights Agreement

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints NSW has entered an agreement with Screenrights for the payment of copyright fees. Government agencies will shortly receive invoices from Screenrights. Agencies are encouraged to source recordings from ...

C2011-28 Advice on establishment of the Public Service Commission

Keypoints The Public Sector Employment and Management Amendment (Ethics and Public Service Commissioner) Act 2011 amends the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 to create a Public Service Commissioner and establish a legislated ethical ...

C2011-25 Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries- 2008) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Salaries and salary based allowances in the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries 2008) Award are increased by 2.5 per cent from the beginning of the first pay period commencing on or after 1 July ...

C2011-26 Optional transition period for agencies to move to using the new medical assessment service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) contracted Medibank Health Solutions (MHS) to provide medical assessment services for the NSW public sector effective from 12 August 2011. Agencies listed ...

C2011-24 Whole of NSW government Expression of Interest (EOI) website

Keypoints The Department of Premier & Cabinet (DPC) is introducing a whole of NSW government EOI website for departments and agencies to use when running their EOI recruitment campaigns. The purpose of the whole of NSW government EOI website is to ...

C2011-23 Medical Assessment Services for the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) has contracted Medibank Health Solutions (MHS) to provide medical assessment services for the NSW public sector effective from 12 August 2011. The interim ...

C2011-22 Increase in Parking Space Levy 2011-2012

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The parking space levy has increased effective from 1 July 2011 Apart from the increased rates, administrative and payment procedures remain unchanged. Attachment: Bulletin: Increase in Parking Space ...

C2011-21 Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary

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

C2011-20 Informing NSW public sector employees of the eCensus

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The NSW Government supports the Census of Population and Housing which is conducted once every five years. The Census produces valuable data which are used throughout the NSW public sector for planning, ...

C2011-30 Attachment: Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances

Effective 1 July 2011 ...

C2011-19 Public Sector Industrial Relations

Keypoints Unions have foreshadowed industrial action in response to the Government’s  Industrial Relations Amendment (Public Sector Conditions of Employment) Bill  including a rally on 15 June 2011. This Directive provides agencies with strategic and ...

C2011-18 Premiers Public Sector Awards 2011

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Nominations are open for the Premier’s Public Sector Awards 2011 In 2011 categories are focused on innovation in the NSW public sector Agencies to nominate Award Ambassadors Nominations will close on 29 ...

C2011-17 National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week 2011

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints NAIDOC week will be celebrated 3 to 10 July 2011 This year’s theme is ‘Change: The next step is ours’ Agencies should support staff who are members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families to ...

C2011-16 Nominations sought for the Public Service Medal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Nominations currently sought: Nominations for the Public Service Medal (the Medal) through the Australian system of honours and awards, are sought for announcement on Australia Day 2012. Eligibility: ...

C2011-15 Reserve Forces Day Parades 2011

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The 2011 Reserve Forces Day Parade will be held in Sydney on Sunday 3 July 2011 and parades will also be held in regional locations. The 2011 parades will acknowledge service of Reservists and the ...

C2011-13 Google Books Settlement- Update

Keypoints This Circular supersedes  C2011-10 Google Books Settlement – Whole of Government Policy. The US District Court has refused to approve the Amended Settlement Agreement in the Google Books copyright case. This means the Amended Settlement will not ...

C2011-14 SES/Senior Officer Motor Vehicle Charges 2011-2012

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints New charges: the SES/Senior Officer motor vehicle charges take effect from 1 April 2011. Parking space levy: the charges announced by Circular 2010-29 are current until 30 June 2011. Running costs: the ...

C2011-09 EmployABILITY: A strategy to increase the employment opportunities for people with a disability in the NSW public sector (2010-2013)

Keypoints EmployABILITY is the NSW Government strategy to increase employment opportunities for people with a disability in the NSW public sector (2010-2013). All NSW public sector agencies, managers and employees are asked to focus on implementing the ...

C2011-11 Flexible Working online toolkit

Keypoints Flexible work arrangements are important elements of strategies for attracting and retaining valuable skilled staff and to build diverse workforces The new Flexible Working website provides the context for considering flexible work place ...

C2011-10 Google Books Settlement- Whole of Government Policy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints NSW will not attempt to make a comprehensive claim for all government publications affected by the Google Books settlement. Agencies that wish to remove their material from the Google Books US site ...

C2011-12 Variation to Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2008

Keypoints The Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2008  was reviewed by the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW on 16 December 2010. As part of that process, an order was made to give effect to a 4.25 per cent increase, effective from ...

C2011-07 NSW Data Centre Reform Strategy

Keypoints The NSW Data Centre Reform Strategy aims to consolidate all NSW Government agencies’ data centres and computer rooms into to reliable, energy efficient and secure fit-for-purpose data centres. On 10 November 2010, the State Contracts Control ...

C2011-08 Support for Employees Experiencing Domestic Violence

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints In June 2010 the NSW Government released the NSW Domestic and Family Violence Action Plan: Stop the Violence, End the Silence which includes employment support initiatives that enable employees who have ...

C2011-04 Amendments to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002

Keypoints There were two recent amendments to the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002. Section 19 has been amended to widen the possible pool of internal applicants for positions advertised within a Department. Members of staff in Special ...

C2011-05 Rostered Days Off for Employees under the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award and General Construction (State) Award for 2011, 2012 and 2013

Keypoints The table below advises of the New South Wales building and construction industry agreed Rostered Days Off (RDOs) for 2011, 2012 and 2013. Agencies should refer to the Hours of Work clauses for employees employed under the Crown Employees ...

C2011-06- International Womens Day 2011

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints International Women's Day is held annually on 8 March. Details of UN Women's annual fundraising breakfast Agencies are urged to promote International Women's Day in 2011 International ...

C2011-01 Non-traditional occupations for Women

Keypoints Making the Public Sector Work Better for Women sets the agenda to improve women’s recruitment, development and retention between 2008 and 2012. As a guide to assist agencies a revised list of non-traditional occupations for women is now ...