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Active Premier's Memoranda - 2011

M2011-22 Public Interest Disclosures- New Reporting Requirements

The Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 (Act) sets out a comprehensive framework for protecting public officials who disclose wrongdoing in accordance with the Act. New reporting obligations under the Act will commence on 1 January 2012. ...

NSW Protocol for the Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations

Premier's Memorandum The Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations (IGAFFR) provides the overarching framework for financial relations between the Commonwealth and the States and Territories. The following protocol seeks to provide ...

M2011-19 NSW Protocol for the Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations

NSW is a signatory to the  Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations  (IGAFFR). The IGAFFR provides the overarching framework for financial relations between the Commonwealth and the States and Territories. Ministers and agencies involved ...

M2011-18 Native Title and Indigenous Land Use Agreements

The NSW Attorney General has responsibility for managing native title claims in New South Wales and has been nominated as the State Minister responsible for native title under the Commonwealth's Native Title Act 1993. Native title potentially affects ...

M2011-16 NSW Government Tenders advertised on https://tenders.nsw.gov.au only

In line with the Government’s commitment to realise savings, effective from Tuesday 11 October 2011 the NSW Government will cease press advertising of government tenders, including composite, display and lineage advertisements. A small advertisement ...

M2011-17 Public Interest Disclosures Policies and other Changes

The Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 (Act) sets out a comprehensive framework for protecting public officials who disclose wrongdoing in accordance with the Act. New legislative changes to the Act will take effect on 1 November 2011. ...

M2011-15 National Disability Strategy 2010-2020

The NSW Government is committed to improving the lives of all people with a disability in NSW. To assist in achieving this goal, NSW has collaborated with the Commonwealth Government and other States and Territories in the development of the National ...

M2011-12 Strengthening Whistleblower Protections

The Protected Disclosures Act 1994, which has been renamed the Public Interest Disclosures Act 1994 (Act), sets out a comprehensive framework for protecting public officials who disclose wrongdoing in accordance with the Act. Legislative changes to ...

M2011-10 NSW Public Sector Wages Policy 2011

The  NSW Public Sector Wages Policy 2011  applies to all public sector agencies other than State Owned Corporations – including Public Service Departments, other Divisions of the Government Service and independent statutory bodies.This Memorandum has been ...

M2011-11 Changes to the Management of Excess Employees

A new policy for the management of excess employees in the NSW Government Service will come into effect on 1 August 2011. ...

M2011-08 Standard Chart of Accounts

The Council of Australian Governments has endorsed a national standard chart of accounts (SCOA) to cut red tape for the not-for profit sector. This needs to be adopted by all jurisdictions by 1 July 2011. ...

M2011-07 Continued application of Ministerial Memoranda

In accordance with convention, previously issued Ministerial Memoranda continue to apply following the change of Government. All agencies in your administration are to continue to operate consistently with existing memoranda, other than those that are ...

M2011-03 NSW Women's Plan

The  NSW Women’s Plan  sets out the NSW Government’s key achievements and future directions across four priority areas: Supporting women in education, work and care Increasing women’s participation and representation in all aspects of public life ...

M2011-06 Language Services Provision In Multicultural NSW

Since July 1998, it has been NSW Government policy that NSW Government agencies fund the provision of language services (that is, interpreters and translated materials) when dealing with clients, in order to provide all clients with access to Government ...