Memos & Circulars - by year

Active Premier's Memoranda - 2012

M2012-20 Government Property NSW (previously State Property Authority) and Government Property Principles

The Government has adopted new property principles and has made changes to the name and activities of the State Property Authority 1  (SPA) as part of putting them into practice. The new name of the State Property Authority is Government Property NSW, ...

M2012-19 Multicultural Policies and Services Program- Endorsement of Multicultural Plans

The Principles of Multiculturalism within the  Community Relations Commission and Principles of Multiculturalism Act 2000  (the Act) provide a clear policy statement about the importance of equitable and respectful NSW government service delivery to our ...

M2012-18 Classification and Remuneration Framework for NSW Government Boards and Committees

A new framework and guidelines have been introduced in the Classification and Remuneration Framework for NSW Government Boards and Committees to guide decisions about the remuneration of individual boards and committees. ...

M2012-13 Community Consultation / Have Your Say

The NSW Government seeks to involve the community in decision making on Government policy, services and projects. NSW 2021 (Goal 32) commits the Government to increase opportunities for people to participate in the way Government makes decisions, have a ...

M2012-12 Government Advertising Reform

Following the commencement of the Government Advertising Act 2011 (the Act), the Government Advertising Regulation 2012 (the Regulation) and the Government Advertising Guidelines (the Guidelines) on 5 October 2012, new arrangements apply concerning the ...

M2012-10 Open Government

The NSW Government launched its ICT Strategy 2012 on 4 May 2012. A key priority of the  NSW Government ICT Strategy 2012  is a commitment to Open Government. This memorandum advises Ministers of the Government’s commitment to a new era of open government. ...

M2012-09 Directors' Liability Reform

The purpose of this Memorandum is to adopt formally the Council of Australian Governments' (COAG's) "Personal Liability for Corporate Fault – Guidelines for applying the COAG Principles" as New South Wales policy. ...

M2012-08 Use of Biofuels

The NSW Government is committed to promoting biofuels as part of the long term transport fuel mix in NSW.   To provide continued community leadership in achieving the new higher biofuels mandates,  all New South Wales Government agencies, including State ...

M2012-07 Reduction of accrued recreation leave balances

Annual recreation leave is an entitlement provided for permanent and temporary employees to enable a period of rest and recreation away from the work environment every year. Taking regular annual leave enables employees to maintain their physical and ...

M2012-04 Application of NSW Public Sector Wages Policy 2011 to State Owned Corporations

The  NSW Public Sector Wages Policy  (Wages Policy) has been amended to extend its application to State Owned Corporations (SOCs) including their subsidiaries. The application of the Wages Policy to SOCs will limit increases in employee related expenses ...

M2012-03 Defence Reserves Support – Supportive Employer Program

Following representation from the Defence Reserves Support Council, the NSW Government, as this state’s largest employer, has signed up to the Supportive Employer Program; the aim being to convey to the existing public sector workforce and prospective new ...

M2012-02 Red tape reduction- new requirements

This Memorandum advises Ministers and Directors General of the implementation of the Government’s election commitments to impose a ‘one on, two off’ requirement for new legislation and introduce a target to reduce regulatory costs for business and the ...

M2012-01 Policy on Identity and Full Face Coverings for NSW Public Sector Agencies

In November 2011 the  Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002  and other laws were amended to confer powers on police officers, juvenile justice officers, court security staff and authorised correctional officers to request the removal of ...