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DPCC2014-10 Inviting nominations for the Public Service Medal

Nominations are currently being invited for the Public Service Medal (PSM) through the Australian Honours and Awards system for announcement on the Queen’s Birthday 2015. Eligibility: All local, state and Commonwealth government public sector employees ...

P1996-28 Guidelines for the Engagement and Use of Consultants

Attached for your attention are several copies of the  Guidelines for the engagement and use of consultants.  This document sets out the key expectations of the Government in relation to the engagement and use of consultants, as well as advice concerning ...

Managing and Supporting Attendance at Work Policy Framework

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Contents Part 1- Policy Introduction Policy Statement Underlying Principles Mutual Responsibilities of Management and Employees Relevant Legislation and Policies Useful Reference Material Part 2- Guidelines ...

C2006-31 Increase in Parking Space Levy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New charges for the motor vehicle parking space levy apply from 1 July 2006. The objective of the levy, introduced in 1992, is to discourage car use and decrease congestion and pollution in Sydney's prime ...

C2006-32 Leave for Staff Directly Affected by the Conflict in Lebanon

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The emergency created by the conflict in Lebanon requires special consideration and Chief Executive Officers are encouraged to apply flexibly the following leave provisions as and when required in respect of ...

C2006-33 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- including Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers, Statutory Appointees, and Part-time Members of Boards and Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances (Indicative Upper Limits) within Australia Travelling allowances have been adjusted following Taxation Determination 2006/43 by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the new rates are ...

C2006-34 Workforce Profile Collection Occupational Coding

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Occupational data has been collected in the Workforce Profile Collection since 2002 based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO).  The ABS have ...

C2006-36 'Making It Our Business' Improving Aboriginal Employment in the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 'Making It Our Business' is the NSW Government's plan to improve its policies and employment programs in ways that will deliver tangible improvements to the lives of Aboriginal people and their ...

C2006-40 Christmas and New Year Leave 2006/07

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The following leave arrangements are to apply over the Christmas and New Year Period 2006/07: 1. Agencies are to maximise leave taken over the Christmas/New Year period As set out in Premier's Memorandum ...

C2006-42 Variation to the Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2005

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2005 was varied by Schmidt J of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission on 12 October 2006 to give effect to the State Wage Case 2006. A copy of the ...

C2006-43 Annual Determination of Remuneration for Judges, Magistrates and Related Group and Public Office Holders

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal has made its determination in relation to the abovementioned groups. The Tribunal's Reports and Determinations were published in the Government Gazette ...

C2006-44 ACTU Sky Channel Broadcast Meetings on 30 November 2006

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government has expressed strong opposition to the Federal Government's Work Choices legislation which commenced operation on Monday 27 March 2006. Unions NSW is coordinating mass meetings of union ...

C2006-45 Employment Arrangements for the March 2007 NSW General Election

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW General Election will be held on Saturday 24 March 2007. In order for the Election to operate smoothly, the State Electoral Office will employ both election officials and returning officers. Election ...

C2006-49 Leave for staff affected by the bush fire emergency

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier has asked me to remind Chief Executive Officers of the leave provisions set out in Memorandum 2002-01 in regard to staff affected by bush fire emergencies. The emergency created by bush fires across ...

C2006-52 Not used

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C2006-52 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet Contact Us 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C2007-02 Public Sector Salaries Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 1 February 2007 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission made the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries 2007) Award by consent. The award is part of the settlement of the 2004 PSA public sector salary claim. ...

C2007-04 International Women's Day 2007

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Agencies are advised that International Women's Day will be celebrated on 8 March 2007. This year's theme is Valuing Difference/Leading Change. International Women's Day is a day to recognise and ...

C2006-01 Publication Of Revised SES Guidelines

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am writing to advise you that the SES Guidelines have been comprehensively updated and are available on the Premier's Department internet site under our Publications section (Publications > Senior ...

C2006-03 Rostered Days Off for 2006- 2008 Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award and General Construction (State) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The rostered days off under the above awards for the year 2006 are:   Friday 27 January 2006 Monday 27 February 2006 Monday 27 March 2006 Monday 24 April 2006 Monday 22 May 2006 Tuesday 13 June 2006 Monday 17 ...

C2006-06 Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Reviewed Award 2006 and Review of the Personnel Handbook

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Reviewed Award 2006 (the Award) was made by the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales (IRC) on 23 February 2006 following a notice of ...

C2006-10 SES/Senior Officer Motor Vehicle Charges 2006-2007

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New charges for SES/Senior Officer motor vehicles, inclusive of GST where applicable, effective from 1 April 2006, are as follows: STANDING COSTS:   $ Comprehensive Insurance (includes GST) Passenger Vehicles 691 ...

C2006-12 Premier's Public Sector Awards 2006

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C2006-12 Premier's Public Sector Awards 2006 The Premier's Public Sector Awards have been presented since 1997 to encourage and acknowledge outstanding projects and initiatives which have produced ...

C2006-14 Trade Union Delegate Meetings in the week commencing 15 May 2006

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C2006-14 Trade Union Delegate Meetings in the week commencing 15 May 2006 Unions NSW has written to the PEO advising of metropolitan and regional meetings of union delegates scheduled during the week commencing ...

C2006-16 Defence Force Day Council Parades- 1 & 2 July 2006

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The 2006 Reserve Forces Day Council (RFDC) Parade will take place on the weekend of 1And2 July 2006 in 4 cities in New South Wales, and in Canberra on 24 June 2006. The locations and dates for the parades are as ...

C2006-17 National Aboriginal & Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC Week 2-9 July 2006)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C2006-17 National Aboriginal & Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC Week 2-9 July 2006) Theme: ' Respect the Past- Believe in the Future ' Agencies are advised that NAIDOC Week 2006 will be ...

C2006-19 Unions NSW Organised Day of Action- 28 June 2006

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government has expressed strong opposition to the Federal Governments Work Choices legislation which commenced operation on Monday 27 March 2006. Unions NSW is coordinating mass meetings of union ...

C2006-21 Introduction of Electronic Distribution of the Public Sector Notices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular announces the introduction of the electronic delivery of the Public Sector Notices to commence from Wednesday 2 August 2006. The last printed copy of the Public Sector Notices will be distributed on ...

C2006-22 Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Superannuation Guarantee legislation requires quarterly employer contributions of at least 9% of ordinary time earnings, up to the maximum contribution base. The Australian Taxation Office has advised the maximum ...

C2006-23 Retirement Intentions Survey Report

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This is to advise that the report of the Retirement Intentions Survey has been completed and is available on the NSW Premier's Department website (follow the link from our Publication section to the ...

C2006-26 Changes to Government Advertising Policy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular announces changes to whole of government advertising policy relating to: important public information and statutory notices the government's composite recruitment advertisement, which appears ...

C2005-11 SES/Senior Officers Motor Vehicle Charges 2005-2006

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   New charges for SES/Senior Officer motor vehicles, inclusive of GST where applicable, effective from 1 April 2005, are as follows: STANDING COSTS: $ Comprehensive Insurance (includes GST) Passenger Vehicles 761 ...

C2005-13 Premier's Public Sector Awards 2005

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Public Sector Awards have been presented since 1997 to encourage and acknowledge outstanding projects and initiatives which have produced proven benefits for NSW. They formally recognise and ...

C2005-14 Payment of Copyright Fees for Government Print Copying

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular retracted replaced by C2005-16   C2005-14 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet Contact Us 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C2005-15 Commonwealth Legislation: Choice of Superannuation Fund

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In Circular No. 2004-41 reference was made to conducting further information sessions for payroll managers and staff. These sessions will be especially relevant to senior managers, human resources officers and ...

C2005-16 Payment of Copyright Fees for Government Print Copying

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular NSW Attorney General's Department has signed an agreement with the Copyright Agency Limited for the payment of copyright fees for NSW Government print copying for the period 2000-2005. Details of the ...

C2005-17 Redeployment System Changes

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I write to advise you of systems changes to the redeployment of displaced employees across the New South Wales public sector which commenced during the week of 11 April 2005. An online matching system has been ...

C2005-18 Superannuation Arrangements- 27th Pay Period in the 2004/05 Financial Year

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In the last paragraph of Circular No. 2004-13 PAYG Taxation Arrangements 2004/05 Financial Year which sets out information regarding taxation options for the 2004/05 financial year, reference was made to ...

C2005-20 Launch of Sector-Wide Career Development Website

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular A new website yourcareer.nsw (www.yourcareer.nsw.gov.au) was launched on 17 March 2005 by the Director-General, Premier's Department. The yourcareer.nsw website is one component of an Employer of Choice ...

C2005-21 not issued

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C2005-21 not issued not issued C2005-21 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C2005-22 Reserve Forces Day- 25 June, 26 June, 2 July and 3 July 2005

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Celebrations will be held in Newcastle on Saturday 2 July and in Sydney on Sunday 3 July 2005. In addition, celebrations will be held in: Canberra on Saturday 25 June; Dubbo and Forster on Sunday 26 June; ...

C2005-23 Unions NSW- 1 July 2005 Sky Channel Meetings

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular was replaced by C2005-26   C2005-23 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet Contact Us 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C2005-25 National Aboriginal & Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC Week 3-10 July 2005)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Theme: "Our Future Begins with Solidarity" Agencies are reminded that NAIDOC Week 2005 is to be celebrated from 3-10 July 2005, with Friday 8 July 2005 proclaimed as National Aboriginal and Islander Day ...

C2005-26 Unions NSW- 1 July 2005 Sky Channel Meetings

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government has expressed strong opposition to Federal Government proposals to use its constitutional powers to substantially take over NSW's industrial relations responsibilities. Unions NSW is ...

C2005-28 Retirement Intentions Survey- Circular to Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Employment Office of the Premier's Department is conducting a Retirement Intentions Survey of employees aged 45 years and over. The survey results will inform policy on retention of older ...

C2005-30 Amendment to Motor Vehicle Policy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 2004-47 advised agencies that the Motor Vehicle Policy for NSW Government Agencies had been amended to remove V8 powered vehicles (with the exception of emergency vehicles) from Government contract. The ...

C2005-31 Review of Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise Schedule 1 departments that the Public Employment Office has varied the meal, travelling and related allowances contained in Table 1- Allowances of Part B-Monetary Rates ...

C2005-34 Variation to Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2002 was varied by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (Schmidt J) on 22 August 2005 to provide for increases in rates of pay for public service ...

C2005-35 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- Including Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers, Statutory Appointees, and Part-Time Members of Boards, Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   1. Travelling Allowances (Indicative Upper Limits) within Australia Travelling allowances have been adjusted following Taxation Determination 2005/32 by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the new rates ...

C2005-41 ACTU National Day of Action- 15 November 2005

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government has expressed strong opposition to Federal Government proposals to use its constitutional powers to substantially take over NSW's industrial relations responsibilities. The Federal ...

C2005-42 Annual Determination of Remuneration for Judges, Magistrates and Related Group and the Public Office Holder Group

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal has made its Determinations in relation to the abovementioned groups. The Tribunal's Reports and Determinations were published in the Government Gazette ...

C2004-22 Nomination of Employer Representatives to the Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal Act 1980 ("GREAT Act") requires employer and employee organisations to nominate a panel of up to 40 persons to act as their representatives on the ...

C2004-25 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- Including Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers, Statutory Appointees, and Part-Time Members of Boards, Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   (Circluar to all Chief Executives) 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia Travelling allowances have been adjusted following Taxation Ruling 2004/19 by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the new rates ...

C2004-26 Employer Representatives to the Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of the new employer representatives for the Public Employment Office ("PEO") to the Government and Related Employees Appeals Tribunal ("GREAT"). ...

C2004-29 Financial Arrangements for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cadetship Program for the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Office of Employment Equity and Diversity and the New South Wales Premier's Department established an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cadetship Program for the New South Wales Public Sector. ...

C2004-30 Christmas and New Year Public Holidays and Concessional Leave 2004/05

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The following leave provisions are to apply over the Christmas and New Year period 2004/2005. Public Holidays The Christmas and New Year public holidays for New South Wales will be observed on the following dates ...

C2004-31 Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award and General Construction and Maintenance, Civil and Mechanical Engineering &C (State) Award Variations for Expense Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Expense related allowances under the above awards have been varied by the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales. The Skilled Trades Award has been varied for CPI increases in line with variations to ...

C2004-33 NSW Traineeships for People with a Disability

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Chief Executives are invited to nominate one or more of their currently funded positions to be filled by a job seeker with a disability through the Traineeship Program conducted by this Department. This exciting ...

C2004-34 Annual Determination of Remuneration for Judges, Magistrates and Related Group and the Public Office Holder Group

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal has made its Determinations in relation to the abovementioned groups. The Tribunal's Reports and Determinations were published in the Government Gazette ...

C2004-40 Rostered Days Off for 2005- C E Skilled Trades Award and General Construction Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The rostered days off under the above awards for the year 2005 are: Friday 28 January Monday 28 February Tuesday 29 March Friday 22 April Monday 23 May Tuesday 14 June Monday 11 July Monday 5 September Tuesday 4 ...

C2004-42 Variation to Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2002 was varied by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (McDonald C) on 22 November 2004 to provide for increases in rates of pay for public service ...

C2004-43 Verification of Professional and/or Academic Qualifications

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Independent Commission Against Corruption report on the use of false academic qualifications highlighted the need for a review of public sector recruitment policies and procedures with respect to pre ...

C2004-45 Public Sector Salaries Award Settlement of Claim with The Public Service Association

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise Department and Agency Heads of arrangements following the acceptance of the Government's offer of settlement in relation to the PSA public sector salary claim. The ...

C2004-47 Removal of V8 powered vehicles from Government Contract

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Motor Vehicle Policy for NSW Government Agencies has been amended to remove V8 powered vehicles from the contract for the Acquisition of Motor Vehicles. The decision taken is in line with the NSW Government& ...

C2004-48 Information Paper for CES/SES Separated from Office

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular An updated Information Paper has been developed to provide advice to members of the Chief Executive and Senior Executive Service employed under the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002, who are ...

C2005-02 Tsunami Relief Effort- Agency Support Arrangements

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Australia's tsunami response arrangements are in accordance with the AUSASSIST Plan (Commonwealth Government Overseas Response Plan). AUSASSIST Plan is the Commonwealth Government's plan for the ...

C2005-03 Official Travel within Australia and Overseas

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular updates relevant information contained in previous Circulars relating to official travel. It supersedes Premier's Department Circular No.99-60. Ministers are requested to bring this Circular to ...

C2005-04 Leave for Staff Directly Affected by the South and South East Asia Tsunami Emergency

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The emergency created by the South and South East Asia tsunami requires special consideration and Chief Executive Officers are encouraged to apply flexibly the following leave provisions as and when required in ...

C2005-10 Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries 2004) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1 INTRODUCTION On 16 February 2005 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission made the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries 2004) Award by consent. The award is part of the settlement of the PSA public sector ...

C2003-36 Variation to Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2002 was varied by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (Ritchie C) on 26 August 2003 to provide for increases in rates of pay for public service ...

C2003-37 Occupational Stress- Hazard Identification and Risk Management Strategy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The attached document entitled Occupational Stress- Hazard Identification and Risk Management Strategy provides a comprehensive and systematic risk management approach to the identification, prevention and ...

C2003-38 Strategic Management Calendar

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Strategic Management Calendar is produced by the Premier's Department. The Calendar has been developed as an aid for managers within the NSW Government and is of particular relevance to managers of ...

C2003-39 Variation to Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award and General Construction and Maintenance, Civil and Mechanical Engineering &C (State) Award for Expense Related Allowances and 2004 Rostered Days Off for Above Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   Expense related allowances under the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award and the General Construction and Maintenance, Civil and Mechanical Engineering AndC (State) Award have been varied by the Industrial ...

C2003-41 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- Including Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers, Statutory Appointees, and Part-Time Members of Boards, Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia Travelling allowances have been adjusted following Taxation Ruling 2003/7 by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the new rates are to be effective on and from 1 July ...

C2003-44 Christmas and New Year Public Holidays and Concessional Leave

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The following leave provisions are to apply over the Christmas and New Year period 2003/2004. Public Holidays The Christmas and New Year public holidays for New South Wales will be observed on the following dates ...

C2003-46 Briefing Sessions on the Temporary and Casual Employment Provisions and the Staff Mobility and Cross-Agency Employment Provisions of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The temporary employment provisions (Part 2.4 ss27 to 31), the temporary staff transfer provision (s86), the temporary assignment provision (s88) and the cross agency employment provision (s100) of the Public ...

C2003-49 Ministry for Science and Medical Research

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular relates to the establishment of the Ministry for Science and Medical Research. The Ministry for Science and Medical Research, which incorporates the BioUnit of The Cabinet Office, will be functional ...

C2003-50 Privacy Guidelines on Disclosure of Information During Industrial Relations Consultations

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to issue Guidelines on Disclosure of Information During Industrial Consultations. The Guidelines set out the requirements for disclosure of personal information set by the NSW ...

C2003-52 Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The new Department of Energy, Utilities and Sustainability announced by the Premier on 20 November 2003 will be established with effect from 1 January 2004. The new Department will absorb the Ministry of Energy ...

C2004-02 Accessing Leave Entitlements and Flexible Work Hours Arrangements to Observe Religious Duties

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to highlight the Government's commitment to accommodate the culturally diverse nature of the public sector workforce. Chief Executives are asked to distribute the attached ...

C2004-04 HR eXpert System

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The HR eXpert System is an "intelligent" internet-based system which provides self service access to advice on employment conditions and entitlements for staff employed under the Public Sector ...

C2004-11 Commonwealth Defence Employer Support Payment Scheme

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular It has come to the attention of the Premier's Department that many Government Agencies are not aware of the Commonwealth Defence Employer Support Payment Scheme (ESP Scheme). The ESP Scheme commenced in June ...

C2004-12 Premier's Public Sector Awards- 2004

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Public Sector Awards have been presented since 1997 to encourage and acknowledge projects and initiatives which have produced proven results and benefits. They formally recognise and reward ...

C2004-13 PAYG Taxation Arrangements 2004/05 Financial Year

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) website advises that staff whose pay day falls on 1 July 2004 will have 27 pay days in the 2004/05 financial year. Details are available from the ATO website at http:/ ...

C2004-14 Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Superannuation Guarantee legislation requires quarterly employer contributions of at least 9% of ordinary time earnings, up to the maximum contribution base. The Australian Taxation Office has advised the maximum ...

C2004-15 Reserve Forces Day- Sunday 27 June and Saturday 3 July and Sunday 4 July 2004

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Celebrations will be held in Newcastle on Saturday 3 July and in Sydney on Sunday 4 July 2004. Celebrations will also be held in: Canberra and Dubbo on Sunday 27 June; Tamworth Saturday 3 July; Lismore Saturday 3 ...

C2004-16 NAIDOC Week 4-11 July 2004

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Agencies are reminded that NAIDOC Week 2004 is to be celebrated from July 4-11 2004, with Friday 9 July 2004 proclaimed as National Aboriginal and Islander Day. This years NAIDOC theme is "Self Determination ...

C2004-18 Review of Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   The purpose of this Circular is to advise Schedule 1 departments that the Public Employment Office has varied the meal, travelling and related allowances contained in Table 1- Allowances of Part B-Monetary ...

C2004-20 Salary Packaging Benefits for Chief and Senior Executive Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Following the introduction of salary packaging for non-SES employees, a review has been made of the approved salary packaging benefits available to members of the Chief and Senior Executive Service. The attached ...

C2002-72 Not Issued

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Not issued.   C2002-72 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C2003-01 Accessing Leave Entitlements and Flexible Work Hours

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to highlight the Government's commitment to accommodate the culturally diverse nature of the public sector workforce. Chief Executives are asked to distribute the attached ...

C2003-02 Electronic Information Security- Business Continuity Planning

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 2001-46 requires agencies to establish and implement a risk management based information security management program in accordance with national standards. Ten broad categories of 'management ...

C2003-03 Procedures for Reporting Security Incidents

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Since September 11, 2001 Australia's counter terrorism level of alert has been "Special CT Risk". This has led to a heightened awareness across the community in relation to issues of security. The ...

C2003-06 Position Coding Automated Tool (PCAT)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 2002-05 provided information about the introduction of the "position code" field within the Workforce Profile Data Collection (WP). The coding of positions in all agencies has been undertaken ...

C2003-07 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome- Travelling Overseas On Official Business

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In recent months a number of people worldwide, particularly in South East Asia, have developed Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). It is therefore recommended that before an officer is given approval to ...

C2003-08 Engagement and Use of Consultants

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise of an amendment to the minimum levels of competition requirements in the Guidelines for the Engagement and Use of Consultants. The Guidelines for the Engagement and Use ...

C2003-09 Provision of Information to Members of Parliament

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In September 1992 Premier Fahey codified the provisions to apply to the provision of information to Members of Parliament by public servants. Premier's Memorandum 92-32 was the instrument used to convey the ...

C2003-10 Air Travel Bookings

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   Guidelines for official travel and air travel bookings are detailed in Circular 99-60. Official travel is defined as any travel by a public official or any other person where a public sector organisation or ...

C2003-11 2003 Premier's Public Sector Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Public Sector Awards are designed to formally recognise and reward achievement of excellence within the New South Wales Public Sector. The awards that have been presented since 1997 have ...

C2003-13 SES/Senior Officers motor vehicle charges 2003-2004

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   New charges for SES/Senior Officer motor vehicles, inclusive of GST where applicable, effective from 1 April 2003, are as follows:   STANDING COSTS: $------------------------------------------------------------ ...

C2003-16 Briefing sessions on the implementation of conduct and performance provisions of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The conduct and performance provisions (Part 2.7 ss40 to 53) of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 (the Act) are to commence on 16 June 2003. The provisions require guidelines to be developed. ...

C2003-18 Reserve Forces Day- Saturday 5 July and Sunday 6 July 2003

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Celebrations will be held in Tamworth and Newcastle on Saturday 5 July and in Taree, Dubbo and Sydney on Sunday 6 July 2003. This year the National Parade in Sydney on Sunday 6 July will highlight the Centenary ...

C2003-19 Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Australian Taxation Office has set the maximum contribution base for Superannuation Guarantee payments at $30,560 per quarter ($122,240 per annum) from 1 July 2003. The Superannuation Guarantee charge remains ...

C2003-20 National Aboriginal & Islander Day Observance Committee

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular (NAIDOC Week 6-12 July 2003) Theme: 'Our Children Our Future' Agencies are reminded that NAIDOC Week 2003 is to be celebrated from July 6-12 2003, with Friday 11 July 2003 proclaimed as National ...

C2003-21 New Superannuation Guarantee Requirements

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular From 1 July 2003 Commonwealth legislation requires employers to make superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions at least quarterly and to provide written advice to each employee following every SG contribution. ...

C2003-22 Establishment of Healthquest as a Statutory Health Corporation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Her Excellency the Governor and the Executive Council has made an Order establishing HealthQuest as a statutory health corporation under the Health Services Act 1997. The Public Employment Office has in ...

C2003-23 Updated Personnel Handbook

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to advise that the Personnel Handbook has been updated, as at March 2003, and is now available on the Premier's Department website- www.dpc.nsw.gov.au The updated version reflects: the new Crown ...

C2003-24 The Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) as a Contractor to Agencies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) is the NSW Government's roads supplier and its service delivery arm, RTA Operations, operates on a commercial basis. The RTA is also a contractor and adviser to NSW ...

C2003-25 Approval for Corporate Services ICT Expenditure

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Cabinet Standing Committee on Public Administration approved the detail of the Shared Corporate Services Strategy on 29 January 2002. In regard to ICT expenditure the Standing Committee determined that all agency ...

C2003-26 Salary Packaging For Non-Ses Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 2002-71 advised that the successful contractors for the period contract for the supply of salary packaging administrative services to Departments and Agencies were: McMillan Shakespeare Australia Pty Ltd ...

C2003-27 Crown Employees (Transferred Employees Compensation) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to advise the NSW public sector that, effective from 1 January 2003, the Public Employment Office has increased the sale/purchase price property limit, applicable under clauses 11 ...

C2003-30 Review Of Meal, Travelling And Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise Schedule 1 departments that the Public Employment Office has varied the meal, travelling and related allowances contained in Table 1- Allowances of Part B-Monetary Rates ...

C2003-31 Increase In Parking Space Levy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New charges for the motor vehicle parking space levy apply from 1 July 2003. The objective of the levy, introduced in 1992, is to discourage car use and decrease congestion and pollution in Sydney's prime ...

C2003-33 Variation to the Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award, 2002 (the Award) was varied in the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales on 1 August 2003. The Award applies to all officers and ...

C2003-34 Premier's Department Restructure- Public Employment Office

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As a result of the restructure of the Premier's Department, a number of changes have occurred including changes to the role and title of the Public Sector Management Office. With effect from 1 July 2003, the ...

C2002-36 Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to update agencies on the progress of the Public Sector Employment and Management Bill 2002. You were notified by email on 28 June that the Bill had passed both Houses of ...

C2002-39 Briefing Sessions on Stage One Implementation of the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 (the Act) will commence in two stages. Stage One implementation commences with effect from 9 September 2002. Stage One involves the commencement of all ...

C2002-41 Not Issued

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Not issued   C2002-41 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet Contact Us 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C2002-42 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- Including Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers, Statutory Appointees, and Part-Time Members of Boards, Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia Travelling allowances have been adjusted following Taxation Ruling 2002/12 by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the new rates are to be effective on and from 1 ...

C2002-46 Public Sector Employees Contesting State Elections

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular is intended to supplement current provisions in the electronic version of the Personnel Handbook (Section 5-10.2) covering public sector employees who intend to stand as candidates in State ...

C2002-50 Public Employees' and Agencies' Involvement in Political Fundraising Activities

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As we approach the State Election in 2003, Government funded agencies and employees may receive requests to sponsor, or attend functions, for the purpose of fundraising for political parties. The Premier has ...

C2002-51 Taking Safety Seriously

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to announce the release of " Taking Safety Seriously 2002: A Systematic Approach to Managing Workplace Risks in NSW Public Sector Policy and Guidelines 2nd edition ". The updated policy and ...

C2002-52 Staged Commencement of Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular is to reaffirm that the new Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002 (the Act) is being implemented in two (2) stages. Stage One involved the commencement of all provisions of the Act from 9 ...

C2002-53 NSW Traineeships for People with a Disability

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Office of the Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment is again offering a Traineeship Program for People with a Disability. The Traineeship Program offers fully funded wages and allowances and ...

C2002-55 Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This is to advise that on 23 October 2002 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (Wright P) made a new Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2002. The new award provides for increases in rates of ...

C2002-61 Salary Packaging for Non-SES Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise of developments regarding the extension of salary packaging for non-SES employees. Salary packaging options will be extended from those presently available to Graded ...

C2002-64 Fourth Round of Funding for Electronic Self Service Projects in Personnel and Payroll

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to announce a fourth call for applications under the ESS Funding Scheme administered by the Review and Reform Division (RRD). Applications are invited from agencies seeking to commence ESS ...

C2002-65 Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award, 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award, 2002 (the Award) was made in the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales on 9 December 2002. The Award applies to all officers and ...

C2002-66 Crown Employees (Transferred Employees Compensation) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Transferred Officers Compensation) Award was varied in the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales on 9 December 2002. The Award applies to all officers and departmental temporary ...

C2002-67 SES/Senior Officer Motor Vehicle Charges

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Premier's Department Circular 2002-04 notified new standing charges and running costs for SES/Senior Officer motor vehicles effective from 1 December 2001. These rates, updated annually, are used to ...

C2002-68 Media Monitoring Services

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular is to advise all Chief Executives on print monitoring arrangements across Government. Earlier in the year I announced a sector wide contract for broadcast (radio and television) media monitoring ...

C2001-67 Strategies to Support the Achievement of MOU Savings

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular You will recall that, at the Chief Executive Officers forum in September, the Premier announced that the Government was developing a number of strategies to support the achievement of the savings required to fund ...

C2001-68 Accessing Leave Entitlements and Flexible Work Hours Arrangements to Observe Religious Duties

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to highlight the Government's commitment to accommodate the culturally diverse nature of the public sector workforce. Chief Executives are asked to distribute the attached ...

C2002-02 Second Round of Funding for Electronic Self Service Projects in Personnel and Payroll

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to announce a second call for applications under the ESS Funding Scheme administered by the Review and Reform Division. Applications are invited from agencies seeking to commence ESS implementation ...

C2002-04 SES/Senior Officers Motor Vehicle Charges 2001-2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   New charges for SES/Senior Officer motor vehicles, inclusive of GST where applicable, effective from 1 December 2001, are as follows: STANDING COSTS: $_______________________________________________________ ...

C2002-05 New 'Position Code' Field for the Workforce Profile

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Workforce Profile (WP) collection provides a reliable and valuable basis for planning, developing and monitoring human resource policies and strategies at whole of sector and agency level. Data on occupation ...

C2002-06 International Innovations Awards Programme

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The International Innovations Awards Programme promotes innovation in reform throughout the Commonwealth and is sponsored by the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM). CAPAM is ...

C2002-07 Crown Employees (Transferred Officers Compensation) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to advise the NSW public sector that, effective from 1 January 2002, the Public Sector Management Office has increased the sale/purchase price property limit, applicable under ...

C2002-08 Approval for Corporate Services ICT Expenditure

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Cabinet Standing Committee on Public Administration approved the detail of the Shared Corporate Services Strategy on 29 January 2002. In regard to ICT expenditure the Standing Committee determined that all agency ...

C2002-09 Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise that on 4 March 2002 the New South Wales Industrial Relations Commission (Schmidt J) made a new award, the Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2002. The ...

C2002-12 Crown Employees (Librarians, Library Officers and Archivists) Interim Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   On 28 March 2001, the Full Bench of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) handed down its decision in Re Crown Librarians, Library Officer and Archivists Award Proceedings- Applications under the Equal ...

C2002-13 Clearance of Vacancies- Workforce Management Centre

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Workforce Management Centre appreciates the cooperation of agencies in sending their vacancies for consideration against the list of displaced employees. Agencies are reminded that all vacancies should be ...

C2002-15 2002 Premier's Public Sector Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Public Sector Awards are designed to formally recognise and reward achievement of excellence within the New South Wales Public Sector. The awards that have been presented since 1997 have ...

C2002-17 Strategic Management Calendar

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Strategic Management Calendar has been updated for 2002. This publication is produced to assist managers with regard to the central agency reporting requirements and strategic management practices. It is ...

C2002-18 Information Technology- 2002 Review of Information Management and Technology Strategic Plans

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Independent Commission Against Corruption's principal functions are to investigate and prevent corruption in the NSW public sector. Its mission is to build and sustain public sector integrity. To this ...

C2002-19 Third Round of Funding for Electronic Self Service Projects in Personnel and Payroll

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to announce a third call for applications under the ESS Funding Scheme administered by the Review and Reform Division. Applications are invited from agencies seeking to commence ESS implementation ...

C2002-20 Provision of information to Members of Parliament

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In September 1992 Premier Fahey codified the provisions to apply to the provision of information to Members of Parliament by public servants. Premier's Memorandum 92-32 was the instrument used to convey the ...

C2002-23 State-wide Minute's Silence for Mr Alec Campbell

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular THE NATION'S LAST ANZAC The Premier has called upon the people of New South Wales to show their respect for Mr Alec Campbell the nation's last ANZAC to serve on the Peninsula by observing a minute&#039 ...

C2002-25 NSW Public Sector Workforce Profile 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The fourth annual data collection for the NSW Public Sector Workforce Profile is about to commence. As in previous years, the Workforce Profile will collect anonymous data on all agency staff employed during the ...

C2002-27 Crown Employees (Librarians, Library Assistants, Library Technicians and Archivists) Interim Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 30 May 2002, the Full Bench of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) made by consent of the parties an interim award, the Crown Employees (Librarians, Library Assistants, Library Technicians and ...

C2002-28 State Wage Case 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of the State Wage Case decision delivered on 31 May 2002. There are no immediate implications for the NSW public sector. Some agencies have awards that rely on State ...

C2002-31 Reserve Forces Day- Saturday 6 July and Sunday 7 July 2002

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Reserve Forces Day- Saturday 6 July and Sunday 7 July 2002 This year the Citizen Military Forces/Army Reserve is celebrating 100 years since the formation of the Royal Australian Engineers and Royal Australian ...

C2002-32 Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary The Australian Taxation Office has set the maximum contribution base for Superannuation Guarantee payments at $29,220 per quarter ($116,880.00 per annum) from 1 July 2002 ...

C2002-34 Review of Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise Schedule 1 departments that the Public Sector Management Office has varied the meal, travelling and related allowances contained in Table 1- Allowances of Part B-Monetary ...

C2001-30 NSW Public Sector Workforce Profile 2001

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The third annual data collection for the NSW Public Sector Workforce Profile is about to commence. As in previous years, the Workforce Profile will collect anonymous data on all agency staff employed during the ...

C2001-34 Nomination of Employer Representatives to the Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal Act 1980 ("GREAT Act") requires employer and employee organisations to nominate a panel of up to 40 persons to act as their representatives for a ...

C2001-35 Review of Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise Schedule 1 departments that the Public Sector Management Office has varied the meal, travelling and related allowances contained in Table 1- Allowances of Part B-Monetary ...

C2001-36 Guidelines for Electronic Self Service Projects in Personnel and Payroll

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to announce the release of the Guidelines for Electronic Self Service Projects in Personnel and Payroll. These guidelines are a practical tool designed to guide Electronic Self Service (ESS) project ...

C2001-37 Process for Lifting the Suspension of Advertising and Filling Vacancies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 30 March 2001, I issued Circular 2001-16 outlining the new arrangements for the lifting of the "recruitment freeze". The Circular advised that the Budget Committee of Cabinet would approve agency ...

C2001-40 CPA Australia Public Sector Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C2001-40 CPA Australia Public Sector Awards CPA Australia is seeking nominations for its 2001 Public Sector Awards. The Awards recognise the performance excellence of individuals and organisations in the fields ...

C2001-46 Security of Electronic Information

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government has a duty to safeguard its large information holdings. The use of information and information systems is an integral, and increasingly mission critical, part of all NSW Government activities. ...

C2001-48 Cadetships for Aboriginal People and Torres Strait Islanders

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular NSW Public Sector employers are offered the opportunity to specifically recruit Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders as cadets with the objective of delivering more effective and responsive services. The ...

C2001-49 NSW Traineeships for People with a Disability

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Office of the Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment has developed a new Traineeship Program for People with a Disability. The Traineeship Program offers fully funded award wages and allowances to ...

C2001-50 Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001 was enacted on 1 September 2001 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000. The regulation replaces existing regulations made under the Occupational ...

C2001-51 Allowances Paid to Cadets

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Office of the Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment and the New South Wales Premiers Department have developed an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cadetship Program for the New South Wales ...

C2001-52 Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to advise that on 10 September 2001 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (Schmidt J) varied the Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2000. The variation ...

C2001-56 Effective Implementation of Electronic Self Service Projects in Personnel and Payroll

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Electronic Self Service (ESS) for personnel and payroll transactions has the potential to deliver significant efficiencies to agencies. Research has shown that full realisation of benefits is dependent on a ...

C2001-57 Guidelines for Addressing Cultural Issues for State Events

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular A very positive feature of the contemporary NSW community is that it is made up of a rich mixture of ethnic and cultural groups. An inevitable bi product of that fact is that State officials when staging State ...

C2001-65 Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries January, 2002) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. INTRODUCTION On 6 December 2001 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission made the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries January, 2002) Award (the 2002 Award) with the consent of the parties including the ...

C2001-66 Variation to Crown Employees (Medical Specialist, Various Agencies) Award and Other Related Awards for 3% Increase in Rates of Pay

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular   The purpose of this circular is to advise you that the Industrial Relations Commission on 4 December 2001, varied three awards for certain medical officers employed in the NSW public sector for a 3% increase in ...

C2000-69 Rostered Days Off- 2001- Crown Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular ROSTERED DAYS OFF- 2001 CROWN EMPLOYEES SKILLED TRADES AWARD AND GENERAL CONSTRUCTION, CIVIL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERING STATE AWARD The rostered days off under the above awards for the year 2001 are: Tuesday 2 ...

C2000-71 SOORT Decision

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal (SOORT) annual determination for 2000 in relation to the Senior Executive Service provides for increases in remuneration of 2% on and from 1 October 2000, and ...

C2000-72 Salaries for Minister's Staff

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to authorise increases in salaries and allowances for Ministers' staff with effect from the beginning of the first pay period to commence on or after 1 January 2001, in ...

C2000-75 Strategic Management Calendar

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Replaced and Superseded by C2002-17   C2000-75 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C2000-76 Displaced Employees- December 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The December list of displaced employees currently registered with the Workforce Management Centre is attached. Premier's Department Circular 99-48, Arrangements Re The Suspension of Advertising and Filling ...

C2000-77 Accessing Leave to Observe Religious Duties

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to highlight the Government's commitment to accommodate the culturally diverse nature of the public sector workforce. Chief Executives are asked to distribute the attached ...

C2000-78 Award Review of Crowned Employees (Skilled Trades) Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In compliance with section 19 of the Industrial Relations Act 1996, a review of the Crown Employees (Skilled Tradesmen) Award was recently undertaken by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC). By consent ...

C2001-01 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- Including Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers, Statutory Appointees, and Part-Time Members of Boards, Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia Travelling allowances, which are to be treated as indicative upper limits for claiming actual travel expenses, have been adjusted following a ruling by the Australian ...

C2001-07 Improving Aboriginal Employment Outcomes within the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to encourage agencies to adopt a more innovative approach to the application of Clause 10 of the Public Sector Management (General) Regulation 1996. Clause 10 has been developed to ...

C2001-09 Parliamentary Counsel: retirement of Dennis Murphy and appointment of Don Colagiuri

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Dennis Murphy QC retired on 9 February 2001, after serving as Parliamentary Counsel for 19 years and completing 41 years of service in the NSW Parliamentary Counsel's Office. His successor is Don Colagiuri ...

C2001-11 Nominations for the Public Service Medal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Service Medal is a prestigious national medal within the Australian Honours System intended to recognise public sector officers who have made a contribution to the community through the outstanding ...

C2001-12 Workforce Profile- Privacy Requirements

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Workforce Profile (WP) data collection provides the NSW Government and its agencies with data on the characteristics of NSW public sector employment, drawn from the anonymous records of each employee. Data ...

C2001-13 New Processes for Finalisation of S19 Award Reviews

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Section 19 of the NSW Industrial Relations Act 1996 provides that the NSW Industrial Commission is required to review all awards in the State jurisdiction at least once in every 3 years. The Commission is ...

C2001-14 Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award 1997- Section 19 Review

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to notify variations to the Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Award 1997 resulting from the review of the award by the Industrial Relation Commission of NSW ...

C2001-15 Displaced Employees- March 2001

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The list of displaced employees for March 2001 is attached. Employees on the list have already satisfied the requirements for merit selection at the job level for which they are to be considered for redeployment. ...

C2001-17 NSW Pilot Project- Workplace Based Assessment of Competency

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW public sector has an active commitment to the implementation of National Training Packages to expand the vocational education and training options available to public sector employees. Consultation with ...

C2001-18 Workforce Profile Data on the Internet

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to announce the release of the 1999 and 2000 Workforce Profile (WP) data through the Premier's Department website. The WP site has been developed by the Review and Reform Division in response to ...

C2001-25 Crown Employees (Transferred Officers Compensation) Award- Section 19 Review

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to notify variations to the Crown Employees (Transferred Officers Compensation) Award resulting from the review of the award by the Industrial Relation Commission of NSW carried ...

C2001-26 Carers' Responsibilities Amendment Act 2000- Employer Responsibilities

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular outlines the responsibilities of employers following the passing of the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Carers' Responsibilities) Act 2000 (NSW) effective 1 March 2001. This Act amends the Anti ...

C2001-28 Stop Work Meeting- Wednesday 27 June 2001

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Service Association is organising a stop work meeting for 9 am Wednesday 27 June 2001 as part of the union movement's ongoing campaign in relation the proposed changes to the workers' ...

C2000-38 Reserve Forces Day

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This is a significant year in the history of the Citizen Military Forces/Army Reserve as it marks the 200th anniversary of the forming of the first part-time voluntary service and the 75th anniversary of the ...

C2000-40 Public Service National Training Package and NSW Implementation Tool kit

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you may be aware, NSW is party to a national ministerial agreement to the implementation of the National Training Framework. To meet obligations under the agreement a Public Services Training Package has been ...

C2000-41 Relocation of the Public Sector Management Office

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to inform you that the Public Sector Management Office (PSMO) will be relocating from Levels 23, 30 and 32 of Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney to Levels 14, 15 and ...

C2000-43 Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Service Delivery Plans and Workforce Planning

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Premier's Memorandum No 2000-09, Service Delivery Plans for the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, advised that Cabinet required public sector agencies to submit Service Delivery Plans to the ...

C2000-44 Crown Employees (2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games Staff Reassignment) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 19 July 2000 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission made the Crown Employees (2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games Staff Reassignment) Award with the consent of the parties. The Award provides the conditions of ...

C2000-51 Displace Employees- August 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The August list of displaced employees currently registered with the Workforce Management Centre is attached. Agencies are encouraged to contact the Workforce Management Centre when identifying positions that may ...

C2000-55 Section 19 Review of the Crown Employees (Librarians) Award and Crown Employees (Archivists) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 23 August 2000 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission reviewed the Crown Employees (Librarians) Award and the Crown Employees (Archivists) Award as required by s19 (6) of the Industrial Relations Act 1996. ...

C2000-56 Public Sector Management Office Services During Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise that during the period of the Sydney Olympic Games (13 September- 1 October 2000) the Public Sector Management Office (PSMO) will have a limited number of staff on duty ...

C2000-58 Request form for Assessment at Healthquest

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Following the recent review of HealthQuest a new fitness to continue form: 'REQUEST FOR SERVICE' has been developed and copy of the new form is attached. This form replaces the previous form which will ...

C2000-60 Review of Meal, Travel and Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise that the Public Sector Management Office and the Public Service Association of NSW have reached agreement on increases in meal, travelling and related allowances. The ...

C2000-61 Not Issued

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Not Issued   C2000-61 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet Contact Us 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C2000-63 Variation to Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award 2000 was varied by the NSW Industrial Relations Commission on 18 October 2000. The award covers trainees employed by NSW Government Departments. The ...

C2000-67 Personnel Handbook (October 2000 Electronic version)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The existing electronic edition of the Personnel Handbook has been updated effective 30 October 2000 and is now available and can be accessed at the Premier's Department website. Generally updates to the ...

C1999-66 Public Service Association- 30% Award Application

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you that the Public Service Association has made application for an Award to replace the Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries 1997) Award. You will be aware that the ...

C1999-67 Government Selected Application Systems (GSAS) Program Human Resources/Payroll and Financial Management Systems

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The GSAS Program is a key element within the NSW governments IM&T strategy. It provides 'Common Use Contract' lists of preferred software packages to meet the needs of the majority of NSW Government ...

C1999-68 Displaced Employees- November 1999

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The November list of displaced employees currently registered with the Workforce Management Centre is attached. Agencies are encouraged to redeploy existing staff to fill vacant positions. Agencies are also ...

C1999-70 New Year's Eve Special Payments for Staff

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to inform all agencies of the arrangements to apply to public sector employees who are rostered to work over the New Year's Eve period. On 21 September 1999 the Government ...

C1999-71 CE (Skilled Trades) Award. Variations to Expense Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Expense related allowances under the Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award in respect of the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award have been varied by the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW. The ...

C1999-72 New Year's Eve Arrangements

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular While New Year's Eve in Sydney is usually very busy, New Year's Eve 1999 is expected to be a little different for two reasons. Firstly, many see this year as ushering in the new millennium. It is ...

C1999-73 The Electronic Self Service Implementation Project

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Department Corporate Services Reform (CSR) Team has completed an examination of the potential process improvements and savings available through the use of web-based employee self service for ...

C2000-01 Service Delivery Plans for the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular addresses the Government's policy regarding agency plans for services to be delivered during the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games. You will recall Cabinet approved in principle the ...

C2000-03 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances within AustraliaTravelling allowances, which are to be treated as indicative upper limits for claiming actual travel expenses, have been adjusted in line with movements in the Consumer ...

C2000-06 Innovations Award Programme

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The International Innovations Awards Programme promotes innovation in reform throughout the Commonwealth and is sponsored by the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM). CAPAM is ...

C2000-07 Accessing Leave Entitlements and Flexible Work Hours Arrangements to Observe Religious Duties

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular reiterates the Government's commitment to valuing the culturally diverse nature of the public sector workforce, particularly in regard to accommodating religious beliefs. Chief Executives are ...

C2000-08 Shared Return-to-Work Coordinator and Return-to-Work Program

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Workers Compensation Act (Workplace Injury Management) Amendment Regulation was gazetted on 10 December 1999 and came into effect on I January 2000. The 1999 Amendment Regulation gives agencies more ...

C2000-09 Public Service Association Sky Channel Meetings

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you would be aware, the Government has made a pay offer to the Public Service Association, Health and Research Employees Association and the Nurses Association of 16% pay increase over 4½ years. The Public ...

C2000-11 Managing and Supporting Attendance at Work

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Managing and Supporting Attendance at Work Policy Framework or html version focuses on providing public sector agencies with practical guidance in managing and supporting attendance levels. The document contains ...

C2000-13 Displaced Employees- February 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The list of displaced employees for February 2000 is attached. Employees on the list have already satisfied the requirements for merit selection at the job level for which they are to be considered for ...

C2000-14 Proposed Crown Employees Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of developments in negotiations for the proposed Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries 2000) Award. As you are aware, in principle agreement on wage outcomes up to ...

C2000-15 Public Sector Nurses Awards- Variations

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 6 March 2000 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission varied a number of public sector awards covering Nurses with the consent of the Nurses' Association and the Public Sector Management Office, as well as ...

Sickness Absence- Attachment

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Policy Statement Departments now operate in an environment increasingly influenced by human resource management policies focused on ensuring attendance levels are maximised. This policy statement is underpinned ...

C2000-18 Crown Employees Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. INTRODUCTION On 21 March 2000 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission made the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries January, 2000) Award (the 2000 Award) with the consent of the parties including the ...

C2000-19 Conditions Applicable to Employees Selected to Participate in Migrant Work Experience Program

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to clarify the arrangements applicable to employees selected for temporary placement under the Migrant Work Experience Program (MWEP). The employment conditions listed below are ...

C2000-20 NRMA- Demutilisation Proposal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Those agencies with memberships in the NRMA will have received documents for completion and return to the NRMA by 5.30 pm 17 April 2000 in relation to the proposed demutualisation. It has been decided that it ...

C2000-21 Briefing on Public Sector Wages Outcome Reform Framework

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Department, Public Sector Management Office (PSMO) will be presenting a briefing session on the Public Sector Wages Outcome Reform Framework. The purpose of the session will be to provide an ...

C2000-22 Increment in Superannuation Guarantee Requirement from 1 July 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Under the Commonwealth Superannuation Guarantee Administration Act 1992 employers are required to make a minimum level of contributions into a complying superannuation fund on behalf of all employees. The rate of ...

C2000-23 Public Sector Medical Officers' Awards- Variations

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 4 April 2000 the NSW Industrial Relations Commission varied a number of public sector Medical Officers' awards with the consent of the Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation (New South Wales) and ...

C2000-25 Revised Procedures to Access Daily Overseas Travelling Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As previously advised in Premier's Department Circular No 2000-03 the Commonwealth Department of Workplace Relations and Small Business will cease providing information on daily overseas travelling ...

C2000-26 Employment Health Assessment Policy and Guidelines

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Attached is the revised edition of the former 1992 Pre-Placement Health Assessment Policy. This new publication aims to provide agencies with an operating framework to establish, review and implement an effective ...

C2000-27 Application of the Crown Employees Award to Staff within Ministers' Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries January, 2000) Award and the application of increases in salaries for staff in Ministers' Offices. Premier's Department has prepared schedules ...

C2000-30 Personnel Handbook (Electronic Version)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Further to Premiers Department Circular No 99-58, the August 1999 edition of the Personnel Handbook is now available in electronic form and can be accessed at http://www.dpc.nsw.gov.au It is planned that updates ...

C2000-31 Displaced Employees (May 2000)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The May list of displaced employees currently registered with the Workforce Management Centre is attached. Agencies are encouraged to redeploy existing staff to fill vacant positions. Agencies are also encouraged ...

C1999-28 State Government Employees Credit Union Travelling Fellowships

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The State Government Employees (SGE) Credit Union of NSW is sponsoring the 1999 Travelling Fellowships in Public Sector Management in partnership with the NSW Premier's Department. The Travelling Fellowships ...

C1999-30 Reconciliation Document Launch- Sydney- May, 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In 1991 the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation commenced the process of preparing a generally acceptable National Document of Reconciliation for adoption by all Australian Governments. The Document will ...

C1999-32 Parking Levy for Private Parking Staff of Ministers offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Premier's Department Circular 98-85 gave directions regarding Government policy on parking space levies. The policy specifies that arrangements be made to recover the full cost of levies from individual ...

C1999-33 Displaced Employees- June 1999

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you are aware, the suspension of the advertising and filling of vacancies throughout all Budget Dependent General Government Sector Agencies remains in place. Agencies are encouraged to redeploy existing staff ...

C1999-34 Leave Entitlements for Reserve Forces Day Commemorative Service- 1 July, 1999

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This year's celebration of the raising of the Citizen Military Forces/Army Reserve and volunteer service in the Nation's Reserve Forces will take the form of a Commemorative Service in the capital ...

C1999-35 Policy Directive on the Acquisition of Corporate Applications Systems (Government Selected Application Systems: GSAS) (Replacing Circular No. 95-1)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular SUMMARY The GSAS program provides a limited choice of best of breed software packages for corporate applications. All agencies are required to use GSAS selected packages for applications covered by the program. ...

C1999-36 1999 Premier's Public Sector Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Public Sector Awards are designed to recognise excellence in the New South Wales public sector. The awards in 1997 and 1998 have demonstrated the public sector's commitment to quality and ...

C1999-41 Taxation of Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of developments in the negotiations with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) concerning taxation of travel and overtime meal allowances. Following joint ...

C1999-42 Transport for Non-official Passengers

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular contains guidelines on the provision of transport by public organisations, at public expense, for non-official passengers. The Auditor-General raised the need for such guidelines in Volume One of ...

C1999-43 Workforce Planning for the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to Premier's Memorandum 98-31 issued on 13 October 1998 concerning the Role of the New South Wales Public Sector in the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games Volunteer Program. The Memorandum provided ...

C1999-44 Displaced Employees- July 1999

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The July list of displaced employees currently registered with the Workforce Management Centre is attached. As you are aware, the suspension of the advertising and filling of vacancies throughout all Budget ...

C1999-47 Availability of Contract. Administration of SES Remuneration Packaging

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In late 1997, agencies were requested to advise the Corporate Services Reform (CSR) Unit of Premier's Department of any particular areas of corporate services that could be more efficiently undertaken or ...

C1999-50 Salary Sacrifice for Superannuation for Members of Government Boards and Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier has approved the extension of the policy on salary sacrifice for superannuation for non-SES public sector employees to members of Government boards and committees. This Circular is an amendment to ...

C1999-53 Olympic Games Workforce Planning

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to Premier's Circular 99-43 dated 21 July 1999 concerning service delivery plans and staff reassignment for the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games (the Games). On Wednesday 15 September 1999 an ...

C1999-55 Reference Guide for Employees Caring for Older Persons

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to highlight the Government's commitment to assist employees balance the dual role that many undertake as workers and carers of an older relative or close family member. Chief ...

C1999-58 Personnel Handbook

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular A new version of the Personnel Handbook is now available and supersedes the existing Handbook. The cost of the new Handbook remains at $100. The August 1999 edition has been substantially rewritten since the ...

C1999-60 Official Travel- Consolidation of Guidelines

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular consolidates relevant information contained in previous Circulars relating to official travel. It supersedes Premier's Memoranda 89-2, 90-41 and 97-16; PEO Circulars 96-9, 96-32, and 96-48; and ...

C1999-61 Displaced Employees- October 1999

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The September list of displaced employees currently registered with the Workforce Management Centre is attached. Premier's Department Circular 99-48, Arrangements Re The Suspension of Advertising and Filling ...

C1999-63 Christmas and New Year Public Holidays and Concessional Leave 1999/2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your attention is drawn to the following provisions, which are to apply over the Christmas and New Year period 1999/2000. Public Holidays Pursuant to the Banks and Bank Holidays Act 1912, the Christmas and New ...

C1998-91 Variation to the Crown Employees (Senior Officers Salaries 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Senior Officers Salaries 1997) Award (the Award) was varied on 10 November 1998 in proceedings before the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW with the consent of the Public Employment ...

C1998-92 Displaced Employees- November 1998

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your continuing assistance with the redeployment of employees affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities is acknowledged. The list of displaced employees for November 1998 is ...

C1998-94 Functional Area Forums- Year 2000 Project

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular At the last meeting of the Chief Executive Officers Y2K Task Force (held 13 November, 1998) the concept of Functional Area Forums was endorsed. A number of forums have already been established and several others ...

C1998-96 Taxation of Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of further developments on the issue of taxation of overtime meal and travelling allowances. Circular No 98-45 advised that the ATO was not prepared to grant an ...

C1998-97 Publication of SES Guidelines and Launch of SES_Net

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular CIRCULAR NO. 98-97 PUBLICATION OF SES GUIDELINES AND LAUNCH OF SES_NET I am writing to advise you of the publication of the SES Guidelines and of the establishment of an electronic discussion group for SES ...

C1998-98 Crown Employees (Wages Staff) Rates of Pay Award- Facilitative Arrangements

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of the facilitative arrangements, which were included in the Crown Employees (Wages Staff) Rates of Pay Award on 17 November 1998 in proceedings before the NSW ...

C1998-99 Rostered Days Off- 1999: Crown Employees Skilled Tradesmen Award and Other Wages Staff Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise Departments and Agencies which employ staff under the Crown Employees (Skilled Tradesmen) Award or the family of construction awards and who work 38 hours per week, of ...

C1999-06 Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 98- 102 recently advised of changes to the calculation of notional salary for the purposes of payments of accrued leave for SES officers on separation; non-SES relieving allowances in SES positions; and ...

C1999-07 Leave on Easter Thursday

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular follows an approach from the Minister for Police who has proposed that officers in the public sector arrange the staggering of leaving times on Easter Thursday, 1 April 1999, in the interests of ...

C1999-08 Taking Safety Seriously: Improving Workplace Safety Management in the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am pleased to announce the release of the Policy and Guidelines titled ' Taking Safety Seriously: Improving Workplace Safety Management in the NSW Public Sector Policy and Guidelines '. A copy is ...

C1999-10 Employment arrangements. Special Temporary Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Sector Management Act, 1988 (PMSA) outlines the employment arrangements for staff within Political Office Holders' Offices. The majority of staff within these offices are employed as Special ...

C1999-11 Workforce Profile Survey

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Corporate Services Reform Team is currently developing the NSW public sector Workforce Profile to collect and analyse the characteristics of NSW public sector employment on a regular basis. The Profile seeks ...

C1999-12 Year 2000 Project- Final Assessment of Remediation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 12 February, 1999, General Government Sector budget dependant agencies were advised by the Treasury of the arrangements to be applied regarding losses arising from the Year 2000 (Millennium Bug) issue. That ...

C1999-13 Employment Arrangements Special Temporary Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular is issued to supplement Circular 99- 10 which advised that STEs are to continue in employment beyond 27 March 1999 until an election result was clear. Although the result of the general election is ...

C1999-14 Gender Analysis Checklist for the Review of Community Service Obligations

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Department for Women (DFW) has developed a Gender Analysis Checklist for Government agencies to use in the review of Community Service Obligations (CSOs). This checklist, which has been developed as part of ...

C1999-16 Temporary Appointment of Public Service officers Under Section 33/34 of the Public Sector Management Act 1988 (Psma) to Positions Within Ministers' offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to clarify the salary maintenance provisions for officers appointed under s33/34 of the PSMA to Ministers' Offices. This circular does not affect Special Temporary Employees ...

C1999-19 Process Redesign: Personnel and Payroll Project

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Department Corporate Services Reform (CSR) Team is examining the potential for re-engineering and streamlining basic personnel/ payroll processes across the sector by applying new technologies ...

C1999-20 Displaced Employees- April 1999

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you would be aware, Premier's Memorandum 99-10 suspends the advertising and filling of vacancies throughout all Budget Dependent General Government Sector Agencies with effect from 20 April 1999. This ...

C1999-22 Gosford and Wollongong Telecentres

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you are aware, on 2 February and 5 March 1999 the Premier announced the establishment of telecentres in Gosford and Wollongong. The concept of teleworking and other forms of flexible workplace arrangements are ...

C1999-23 Suspension of Advertising and Filling of Vacancies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular You would be aware that on 20 April 1999 the Premier announced a suspension of advertising and filling vacancies throughout all Budget Dependent General Government Sector Agencies. Memorandum 99-10 outlined the ...

C1999-24 Corporate Services Reform Achievements

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Optimal service delivery is built on an infrastructure of efficient corporate services. More effective and efficient corporate services means better value for all citizens of NSW. The Government's Corporate ...

C1999-25 2000 By 2000 Strategy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to Premier's Memorandum 99-4 concerning an initiative to increase traineeships in the NSW public sector, the 2000 by 2000 Strategy. This strategy aims to increase the number of trainees in the NSW ...

C1999-26 Accessing Leave Entitlements and Flexible Work Hours Arrangements to Observe Religious Duties

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular reiterates the Government's commitment to valuing the culturally diverse nature of the public sector workforce, particularly in regard to accommodating religious beliefs. Chief Executives are ...

C1999-27 Information Technology- 1999 Review of Information Management and Technology Strategic Plans

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In accordance with the Strategic Management Cycle and whole of government information management and technology strategic directions outlined in the Information Management and Technology Blueprint (the Blueprint) ...

C1998-47 Application of the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June 1997) Award to Staff within Minister's Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C1998-47 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C1998-48 Public Sector Management Amendment Bill 1998- Special Temporary Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Sector Management Amendment Bill 1998 was recently passed by Parliament and will shortly be proclaimed. A significant part of the Bill was the inclusion of specific provisions in relation to the ...

C1998-49 Grievance and Dispute Resolution Procedures for Staff of Ministers' Offices and Preventing and Dealing with Harassment in Ministers' Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Ministerial and Parliamentary Services Division of the Premier's Department is committed to maintaining a harmonious working enviromnent in Ministers' Offices which is free from intimidation and ...

C1998-51 Reporting Requirements for Official Overseas Travel- Six Month Report

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Ministers are advised that they are no longer required to furnish the Premier with six monthly returns on official overseas travel undertaken by officers within their portfolios. Information relating to official ...

C1998-52 CEO Briefings on Corporate Services Reform: Government Office Accommodation Reform

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to Circular 98-2 which indicated that a series of CE0s briefings would be conducted in 1998. Each briefing in the series will focus on a topical issue relating to corporate services reform across the NSW ...

C1998-53 Public Sector Management Amendment Act 1998

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Sector Management Amendment Act comes into effect on 17 July, 1998. It has four separate measures: Ministerial staff and other political office holders will become a new class of Public Service ...

C1998-54 Displaced Employees- July 1998

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your continuing assistance with the redeployment of employees affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities is acknowledged. The list of displaced employees for July'1998 is ...

C1998-55 Agency Response to Y2K Millennium Bug

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular CIRCULAR NO. 98-55 AGENCY RESPONSE TO Y2K MILLENNIUM BUG As you are aware, the Year 2000 problem, the so called 'Millennium Bug', is a potentially serious issue that, left unaddressed, could cause major ...

C1998-56 Variation to the Crown Employees (Senior Officers Salaries 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Senior Officers Salaries 1997) Award was varied on 24 July 1998 in proceedings before the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW with the consent of the Public Employment Office and the ...

C1998-57 Unattached Officers: Chief and Senior Executive Service (SES)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to update Premier's Memorandum No 95-27 which described key policies in relation to unattached SES officers. Since the issue of the Memorandum the following legislative and ...

C1998-58 Changes to Motor Vehicle Policy- Motor Vehicle Leasing Rates

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Leasing rates for all vehicles leased through StateFleet Services have been adjusted in light of the current state of the secondary motor vehicle market, which has suffered a drop of around 15% over the last two ...

C1998-61 Briefing on Major Developments and Emerging Issues in the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Department, Public Sector Management Office (PSMO) will be presenting briefing sessions in Sydney on 27 & 28 August 1998 on major developments and emerging issues in the NSW public sector. ...

C1998-63 2000 Olympics Volunteer Program- NSW Public Sector Role

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular SOCOG will launch its volunteer recruitment program throughout Australia later this year. A total of 50,000 volunteers are needed for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Most volunteers will make a commitment of 10 ...

C1998-64 Engagement and Use of Consultants

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Government remains firmly committed to reducing the use of consultants. Consultants should only be engaged when the required professional expertise is not available internally or cannot be provided in a more ...

C1998-65 Cabinet Consideration of Commonwealth Government's Proposed Tax Reform Package

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The recent release of the Howard Government's proposals for reform of the taxation system prompts the need for the New South Wales Government to consider the implications of the reform proposals on its ...

C1998-66 Compliance with New Procedures Under the Commonwealth's Native Title Act

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Commonwealth Parliament recently enacted extensive amendments to its Native Title Act. These amendments will come into effect on 30 September 1998. In many cases these amendments impose procedural obligations ...

C1998-67 Government Visit Program during Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you are aware, the Government recently announced the guidelines which are to apply to the involvement of New South Wales Public Sector Employees in the 2000 Olympic Volunteer Program administered by SOCOG. In ...

C1998-68 Media Monitoring Services

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Premier's Department is currently tendering for whole-of-government contract(s) for purchase of media monitoring services. It is intended that the new system will bring about savings through standardising ...

C1998-69 Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries June 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise of the agreement reached with the Public Service Association to pay a further 2% increase from January 1999 to employees covered by the Crown Employees (Public Sector ...

C1998-70 Salary Sacrifice for Superannuation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of the implementation of salary sacrifice for superannuation for non-Senior Executive Service (SES) employees. On 25 August 1998 the following awards were varied by ...

C1998-74 Memorandum of Understanding: Workers Compensation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to advise of the agreement reached with the Public Service Association on improving workers compensation performance across the NSW public sector. You will recall that part of the ...

C1998-75 Tourism New South Wales: On-Hold Sound Track for Government Agencies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In November 1996, Tourism New South Wales launched a marketing campaign to attract Australians to holiday in New South Wales. The theme song "We'll do Wonders for You" was promoted to Government ...

C1998-77 New Native Title Legislation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Further to Circular No. 98-66, all Departments, agencies, statutory authorities and state owned corporations are advised that the State Parliament has now passed the Native Title (New South Wales) Amendment Act. ...

C1998-78 Taxation of Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of further developments in the matter of taxation of overtime meal and travelling allowances. Circular 98-45 advised that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) had ...

C1998-79 Temporary Appointment of Public Service Officers to Positions in Ministers' Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular It has come to my attention that the policy on public service officers appointed under Sections 33 and 34 of the Act, who return to their substantive agency, requires clarification. To ensure that the provisions ...

C1998-81 Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise of the new Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Award. The NSW Industrial Relations Commission on 2 October 1998 made the Award. It covers trainees employed by ...

C1998-83 Displaced Employees- October 1998

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your continuing assistance with the redeployment of employees affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities is acknowledged. The list of displaced employees for October 1998 is ...

C1998-84 Freedom of Information- Administrative Decisions Tribunal

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular CIRCULAR NO. 98- 84 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS TRIBUNAL The purpose of this Circular is to provide information on procedural changes to the external review provisions of the Freedom of ...

C1998-85 Parking Levy for Private Parking Staff of Ministers' Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Government policy regarding parking space levies is contained in Circulars No 92-9, 97-39 and Memorandum 92-28. The policy specifies that levies be paid by Agencies for each parking space in the designated areas. ...

C1998-86 Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June, 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. INTRODUCTION The Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries June 1997) Award ('the Award') was varied on 19 October 1998 in proceedings before the NSW Industrial Relations Commission with the consent of ...

C1998-87 Application of Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal Decision to Ministers' Senior Staff

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to the recent decision on Senior Executive Service (SES) remuneration handed down by the Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal (SOORT). The determination has been considered and I have ...

C1998-88 Taxation of Travelling Allowances- Ministers and Ministers' Staff

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to clarify Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Ruling 98/10 'Income tax: reasonable allowance amounts for the 1998-99 income year'. In respect of the application of taxation ...

C1998-102 Senior Executive Service- Notional Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The notional salary for the Senior Executive Service (SES) has been reviewed. Effective from 1 July 1998 notional salary is to be calculated by reference to an individual SES officer's superannuation ...

C1998-104 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- Including Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers, Statutory Appointees, Other Officers, and Part-Time Members of Boards, Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular INCLUDING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERS, SENIOR EXECUTIVE OFFICERS, STATUTORY APPOINTEES, OTHER OFFICERS, AND PART-TIME MEMBERS OF BOARDS, COMMITTEES 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia Travelling allowances, ...

C1998-106 Application of the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June, 1997) Award to Staff within Ministers' Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June, 1997) Award and the application of increases in salaries for staff in Ministers Offices. Premiers Department has prepared schedules which identify ...

C1998-107 Public Sector Management Act 1988

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (No 2) 1998 No 120 amends Section 26A of the Public Sector Management Act 1998 with effect from 26 November 1998. Section 26A of the Public Sector Management Act ...

C1998-12 Contact with Department of Foreign Affairs Overseas Posts and Guidelines for Contact with Foreign States etc

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has recently supplied Premier's Department with updated Guidelines on Official Australian contact with representatives of Foreign States, Political Entities ...

C1998-15 Parliamentary Secretaries

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier has approved a new policy for motor vehicle entitlements of Parliamentary Secretaries (attached). Motor vehicle entitlements for Parliamentary Secretaries can fall into two categories, an official car ...

C1998-16 Displaced Employees- March 1998

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your continuing assistance with the redeployment of employees affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities is acknowledged. Please find attached the list of displaced employees for ...

C1998-17 Briefing on Major Developments and Emerging Issues in the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Department, Public Sector Management Office (PSMO) will be presenting briefing sessions on major developments and emerging issues in the NSW public sector. The attached program has been ...

C1998-18 1998 Premier's Public Sector Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular CIRCULAR 98- 18 1998 PREMIER’S PUBLIC SECTOR AWARDS The Premier’s Public Sector Awards are designed to recognise excellence in the New South Wales public sector. The inaugural awards in 1997 certainly ...

C1998-19 Payment of Public Employees Sitting on Government Boards, Committees etc

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular replaces Public Employment Office Circular 96-10. Circular 96-10 advised that public employees who sit on government boards or committees as representatives of their agency were not to be ...

C1998-20 Accessing Leave Entitlements and Flexible Work Hours Arrangements to Observe Religious Duties

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular reiterates the Government's commitment to valuing the culturally diverse nature of the public sector workforce, particularly in regard to accommodating religious beliefs. Chief Executives are ...

C1998-21 Out of Pocket Expenses for Ministers Travelling Overseas

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Until now Ministers have had access to a daily allowance for incidentals when travelling overseas. Guidelines for the allowance are given in Memorandum 97-29. In order to improve accountability and transparency ...

C1998-22 SES Mobility System

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to introduce to Chief Executive Officers and their agencies two requirements which are designed to enhance mobility within the Senior Executive Service (SES). When the SES was ...

C1998-24 CEO Briefings on Corporate Services Reform: Procurement Reform

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to Circular 98-2 which indicated that a series of CEOs briefings would be conducted in 1998. Each briefing in the series will focus on a topical issue relating to corporate services reform across the NSW ...

C1998-25 State Government Employees Credit Union Travelling Fellowships

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The State Government Employees (SGE) Credit Union of NSW is sponsoring the 1998 Travelling Fellowghips in Public Sector Management in partnership with the NSW Premier's Department. The Travelling Fellowships ...

C1998-26 Human Resources Management Information System

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you may be aware my Department is currently developing a system to provide reliable information on the employment profile of the NSW public sector. Such a profile will permit workforce planning across the ...

C1998-27 Australasian Evaluation Society 1998: Awards and Guidelines for Ethical Conduct of Evaluations

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. AES AWARDS The Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) is offering two Awards for Public Sector Evaluation. These are annual Awards which have been actively supported by New South Wales Government agencies since ...

C1998-28 Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular You will be aware that the Public Service Association has been advised that the information currently available to Premier's Department indicates that the savings have not been achieved to enable the Crown ...

C1998-29 Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June, 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. INTRODUCTION As you are aware, the Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries June 1997) Award was made on 6 June 1997 in proceedings before the NSW Industrial Relations Commission with the consent of the Public ...

C1998-30 Accrual of Recreation Leave

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Ministerial staff are reminded of the requirements contained in the Personnel Handbook in relation to the accrual of recreation leave. Recreation leave accrued and not taken by an employee shall be allowed to ...

C1998-33 Public Service Association- Industrial Action

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Service Association has directed its members to take industrial action with respect to the Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries June 1997) Award. A Stop-Work Meeting has been scheduled for the ...

C1998-34 Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries June 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to seek your early action to provide the Premier's Department with a list of issues you wish to progress with the Public Service Association in order to achieve the savings ...

C1998-36 Crown Employees (Security and General Services) Award Clause 7 Rates of Pay 1/7/96 1/7/97 1/7/98 1/7/99

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise that on 2 June 1998 the New South Wales Industrial Relations Commission (Wright P) made a new award, the Crown Employees (Wages Staff) Rates of Pay Award 1998. The Award ...

C1998-37 State Wage Case- June 1998

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you on the judgement in the State Wage Case on 3 June 1998. There are no immediate implications for the NSW public sector. The Industrial Relations Commission of NSW (IRC ...

C1998-38 Swearing-In of The Lieutenant-Governor of the State of New South Wales

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Honourable A M Gleeson has relinquished the Office of Lieutenant-Governor of the State of New South Wales. Her Majesty the Queen approved of the appointment of the Honourable James Jacob Spigelman, Chief ...

C1998-39 Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June, 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. INTRODUCTION You may be aware that the Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries June 1997) Award ('the Award') was varied on 22 June 1998 in proceedings before the NSW Industrial Relations Commission ...

C1998-40 Senior Executive Service- Changes to Motor Vehicle Policy- Wholesale Sales Tax

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 98-7 advised that the Premier had approved the sharing of the sales tax component of lease fees in accordance with the business/private usage included in each officer's package. The arrangements ...

C1998-41 Increment in Superannuation Guarantee Contributions from 1 July 1998

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Under the Commonwealth Superannuation Guarantee Administration Act 1992 the employers are required to make Superannuation Guarantee contributions on behalf of any employees who earn more than $450 in a month. The ...

C1998-42 Occupational Health, Safety and Rehabilitation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to advise agencies of the progress of the Government's initiative to improve occupational health, safety and rehabilitation performance across the NSW public sector. As you ...

C1998-43 Taxation of Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of further developments on the issue of taxation of overtime meal and travelling allowances. Circular No 98-43 advised that the Premier's Department had sought a ...

C1998-44 1998 Premier's Public Sector Awards: Additional Category for Nominations

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 98-18 invited nominations in four categories for the 1998 Premier's Public Sector Awards. An additional category has now been created to recognise significant contributions to corporate services ...

C1998-45 Taxation of Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of further developments on the issue of taxation of overtime meal and travelling allowances. Circular No 98-43 advised that the Premier's Department had sought a ...

C1998-46 1998 Ethnic Affairs Commission Multicultural Marketing Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to encourage Chief Executives to nominate for the 1998 Ethnic Affairs Commission Multicultural Marketing Awards. This year's awards were launched by the Premier in May 1998. ...

C1997-59 Announcement by the Lord Mayor of Newcastle of Public Holiday 30 September 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Lord Mayor of Newcastle has called for a half day public holiday in Newcastle on Tuesday 30 September 1997 in recognition of the Newcastle Knights splendid victory in Sundays AFL Grand Final. This is neither ...

C1997-60 Annual Determination of Remuneration for the Chief and Senior Executive Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to Memorandum No 97- 22 regarding the annual determination of the Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal for the Chief and Senior Executive Service. This Memorandum advised that administrative ...

C1997-61 Occupational Health and Safety

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to remind Chief Executives of their occupational health and safety responsibilities. As you are aware, the responsibilities for employee health, safety and welfare at work is ...

C1997-62 Flexible Working Hours Arrangements in the Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government is committed to the development of a responsive, flexible public sector that is committed to providing excellent service to the people of New South Wales. The Government recognises that ...

C1997-64 Displaced Employees- October 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular CIRCULAR No. 97-64 DISPLACED EMPLOYEES- OCTOBER 1997 Your continuing assistance with the redeployment of employees affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities is acknowledged. Please ...

C1997-66 Taxation of Travel Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Reference is made to Circular 96-33 in which you were advised that an exemption had been sought on the provisions of Taxation Ruling, TR No 96-21 dealing with the taxation of meal and travelling allowances. As ...

C1997-67 Review of Meal, Travelling and Related Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The review of meal, travelling and related allowances as at 1 September 1997 foreshadowed in the Premier's Department, Public Sector Management Office Circulars 96-47 and 97-9 has been completed. The purpose ...

C1997-68 Briefing on Current Developments and Issues in the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's- Department, Public Sector Management Office (PSMO) will be presenting briefing, sessions on current issues affecting public sector management. The attached program has been developed based on ...

C1997-69 Commonwealth Announcements Concerning Choice of Superannuation Fund

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Introduction The Federal government has announced that it will introduce legislation to progressively provide employees with a choice about which superannuation fund receives compulsory employer superannuation ...

C1997-70 Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment 1997) Award (the Award) was made in the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales on 28 October 1997. The Award applies to all staff employed ...

C1997-71 Participation in Ride Share Schemes

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you are aware, the Government is committed to reducing air pollution and traffic congestion, and to improving the livability of the urban environment. Key objectives being pursued include a reduction in ...

C1997-72 Remembrance Day 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Remembrance Day will be observed this year on Tuesday, 11th November, 1997, and arrangements are being made for a Commemoration Ceremony at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, commencing at 10.40 a.m. The Premier has ...

C1997-73 Parliamentary Secretaries

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier has approved a new policy for travel by Parliamentary Secretaries on official business (attached). This policy conforms with the general standards of the policy guidelines on travel by Ministers. ...

C1997-74 Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June, 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. INTRODUCTION As you are aware, the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June 1997) Award was made on 6 June 1997, in proceedings before the NSW Industrial Relations Commission, with the consent of the ...

C1997-75 Strategic Management Cycle- 1997-98 Update

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Strategic Management Cycle has been updated for the 12 months beginning October 1997 and is attached. As you will be aware, this publication is produced each year to assist managers with regard to central ...

C1997-76 Variations to Allowances and Rostered Days Off- 1998 for Certain Wages Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Some of the allowances under the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award, Surveyors Field Hands Award and the General Construction and Maintenance, Civil and Mechanical Engineering AndC (State) Award have been ...

C1997-78 Displaced Employees- November 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your continuing assistance with the redeployment of employees affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities is acknowledged. In the interests of advancing the redeployment ...

C1997-79 Public Holidays and Concessional Leave Christmas and New Year 1997/98

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your attention is drawn to the following provisions which are to apply over the Christmas and New Year period 1997/98. Public holidays Pursuant to the Banks and Bank Holidays Act 1912, the Christmas and New Year ...

C1997-80 Application of Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal Decision to Ministers' Senior Staff

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1 refer to the recent decision on Senior Executive Service (SES) remuneration handed down by the Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal (SOORT). The determination has been considered and 1 have ...

C1997-81 Manual of Delegations to Department Heads

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to issue the attached Manual of Delegations to Department Heads. The functions being delegated concern a number of the functions of the Public Employment Office that are in the ...

C1997-82 Displaced Employees- December 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Thank you for your assistance throughout 1997. A significant number of employees have been redeployed to positions within and between NSW public sector organisations. The Workforce Management Centre has aided ...

C1997-83 New Personnel Handbook (December 1997 Version)

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular A new version of the Personnel Handbook is now available and supersedes the existing Handbook. The cost of the new Handbook is $100, which is $50 less than the previous version of the Handbook. The new edition ...

C1998-02 CEO Briefings on Corporate Services Reform: Achieving Savings in Workers' Compensation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular CIRCULAR NO. 98-2 CEO BRIEFINGS ON CORPORATE SERVICES REFORM ACHIEVING SAVINGS IN WORKERS'COMPENSATION The Premier's Department, Corporate Services Reform team will be hosting a CEO briefing on workers& ...

C1998-03 Taxation of Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of further developments on the issue of taxation of overtime meal and travelling allowances, including an agreement to adopt some Australian Taxation Office (ATO) & ...

C1998-05 CEO Briefings on Corporate Services Reform: Achieving Savings in Workers' Compensation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to Circular 1998-02 which invites all Chief Executives to attend a breakfast briefing on achieving savings in workers' compensation. Workplace safety has an important part to play in corporate ...

C1998-06 Application of the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June 1997) Award to Staff of Ministers' Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to the Crown Employees (public Sector-Salaries June 1997) Award and the application of increases for Aaff in Ministers' offices. Ministerial and Parliamentary Services (MaPS) has prepared schedules ...

C1998-07 Senior Executive Service- Changes to Motor Vehicle Policy- Wholesale Sales Tax and Leasing

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Circular 96/12 required that the impact of sales tax be met by SES officers from their remuneration package, i.e. it was not to be shared by the agency. The imposition of sales tax coupled with the subsequent ...

C1998-09 The Year 2000 Date Problem

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Year 2000 date problem, also known as the Millennium Bug or the Y2K problem, has occurred as the result of past computer programming practices which took advantage of a two digit year code rather than a four ...

C1998-10 Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular See also explanation The Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment 1997) Award was varied by the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales on 13 February 1998. The attached variations ...

C1998-100 Corporate Services IT Freeze 1998

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to advise agencies that the corporate services IT freeze has been lifted and that new arrangements have been put in place to assist with planning corporate services projects ...

C1997-15 Non-Eligibility of Long-Term Temporary Staff of Ministers' and former office Holders for Appointment as Public Service officers under the Public Sector Management (General) Amendment (Special Appointments) Regulation 1996

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular (Circular to all Ministers, Chiefs of Staff and Former Office Holders) Clause 10A of the Public Sector Management (General) Regulation 1996 allows for appointment of long-term temporary employees as public ...

C1997-17 Public Service Association Request for Information on 'Contracting in the NSW Public Sector'

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Public Service Association has requested information from public sector organizations on "Contracting in the NSW Public Sector". It would be appreciated if your organization could forward the ...

C1997-18 Displaced Employees- April 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Implementation of the Government's policy on Managing Displaced Employees has resulted in over 300 public sector employees being redeployed to other agencies since May 1995. Thank you for your assistance ...

C1997-19 Recording and Monitoring of Staff Attendance in Ministers' Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Recent Audits conduced by the Ministerial and Parliamentary Services Division (MaPS) have identifiedinadequacies in the monitoring and recording of staff attendance and leave in Ministers' Offices. According ...

C1997-20 ACTU's Living Wage Claim Decision and Labor Council of NSW Application for a State Living Wage Claim

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Australian Industrial Relations Commission handed down its decision on the ACTU's Living Wage Claim on 22 April 1997.  In essence the decision provides for: an arbitrated safety net adjustment of $10 per ...

C1997-21 Premier's Public Sector Awards

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In December, 1996 the Premier announced the creation of the Public Sector Awards to recognise outstanding achievements in the NSW Public Sector. The Premier has now approved a structure for the Awards and I am ...

C1997-23 Practical Workshops for the Elimination of Discrimination in Industrial Instruments

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government has made a firm commitment to the achievement of pay equity in NSW workplaces both in recent legislation and in the NSW Pay Equity Strategy of 1997. As you are aware, one of the objects of the ...

C1997-25 Salaries offer to the Public Service Association

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you of progress in dealing with the Public Service Association's award application for a 20% pay increase in two instalments over 24 months for its members only. An ...

C1997-26 NSW Government Work Scholarship Scheme for Olympians

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to Premier's Memorandum No. 96-23 concerning the NSW Government Work Scholarship Scheme for Olympians. You will recall that public agencies have been encouraged to employ potential Olympic or ...

C1997-27 Displaced Employees- June 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The implementation of the Government's policy on Managing Displaced Employees continues to result in the successful redeployment of displaced employees within the public sector and provides organisations ...

C1997-28 Salaries offer to the Public Service Association

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to organise a briefing for your organisation on the recent settlement of the Public Service Association's salary claim- see Circular No. 97-25. The Public Service Association ...

C1997-29 Relocation Assistance

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to: 1. advise of changes to the monetary amounts specified in the Crown Employees (Transferred Officers Compensation) Award and the Excess Rent Assistance Agreement. The new ...

C1997-30 Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June, 1997) Award

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. INTRODUCTION On 6 June 1997, in proceedings before the NSW Industrial Relations Commission, the Public Employment Office and the Public Service Association of NSW (PSA) entered into a consent award. The award ...

C1997-32 Aboriginal Employment Equity Plan

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government has stated in the policy document "Labor's Plans For Aboriginal Affairs" that the government will "continue to work towards the goal of having two percent of public sector ...

C1997-33 Taxation of Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise you that an exemption has been sought on the provisions of Taxation Ruling No. 96-21 dealing with the taxation of meal and travelling allowances.  The Taxation Ruling ...

C1997-34 Application of the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June, 1997) Award to Staff of Ministers' Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to the Crown Employees (Public Sector- Salaries June, 1997) Award and the application of increases in salaries for staff in Ministers' Offices. As in the past, the Director-General, Premier's ...

C1997-38 Getting a Job In the New South Wales Government Leaflet

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Department has recently reissued the leaflet Getting a Job in the New South Wales Government and arranged a new mechanism for distribution.  When the leaflet was printed in 1996, a copy was ...

C1997-39 Senior Executive Service- Changes to Motor Vehicle Policy- Parking Space Levy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New charges for motor vehicle parking space levies have been determined effective from 1 July 1997.  On 1 July 1992, an annual parking levy of $200 to each non-residential, off-street parking space in the Sydney ...

C1997-41 National Aboriginal Day

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Friday 11 July 1997 is National Aborigines Day. Agencies are reminded that employees who identify as Aborigines may be granted up to one day special purpose leave so that they may participate in National ...

C1997-43 Displaced Employees- July 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Please find attached the list of displaced employees for July 1997. Displaced employees are available for immediate placement and your organization is encouraged to make use of this list when recruiting new staff ...

C1997-44 Amendment to Value of Penalty Units

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997 was assented to by His Excellency the Governor on 2 July 1997. The Act contains a provision amending section 56 of the Interpretation Act 1987 as from a date to ...

C1997-45 Recruitment Consultants

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As agencies are now reviewing their employee management costs in response to Budget targets, the requirement for Premier's Department approval before engaging recruitment consultants is removed. Chief ...

C1997-49 Participation in Not-for-Profit and Commercially Run Conferences and Seminars

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In the context of obtaining value for money for staff development and training, Circular 95-19 expressed a strong preference for officers to participate in seminars and conferences conducted by not-for-profit, ...

C1997-50 NSW Public Sector Interim Vocational Education and Training (Vet) Plan 1998- 2000

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am forwarding to you a copy of the NSW Public Sector Interim Vocational Educational & Training (VET) Plan 1998- 2000.  The VET Plan was produced by the NSW Public Sector Industry training Advisory Body ...

C1997-51 Displaced Employees- August 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your continuing assistance with the redeployment of employees affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities is acknowledged.  Please find attached the list of displaced employees for ...

C1997-52 Quality Management Planning Guidelines

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Premier's Memorandum 96-16 advised Ministers and Chief Executive Officers of the requirement to develop and implement quality planning processes in all aspects of their management and operations. The process ...

C1997-53 Consultative Arrangements: Policy and Guidelines

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government, the Public Service Association of NSW and the Labor Council of NSW all share a commitment to the development of strong consultative arrangements in NSW public service, workplaces. This ...

C1997-54 Internet Contact Details

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular INTERNET CONTACT DETAILS In April 1996, Cabinet approved the use of the Internet as the preferred vehicle for 'on-line' community information dissemination. Use of the Internet to improve Government ...

C1997-55 Secondment of Public Servants or Officers of Statutory Authorities to Ministers Offices

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to PEO Circular No. 95-7. This circular contained guidelines for the secondment of Departmental Liaison Officers (DLOs) from Departments. These DLOs provide advice to Ministers in relation to their ...

C1997-56 Amendments to the Anti-Discrimination Act

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Government is committed to ensuring that all staff of Ministers' Offices are treated fairly and equitably, and that they work in an environment free of all forms of harassment. The NSW Anti ...

C1997-57 Displaced Employees- September 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your continuing assistance with the redeployment of employees affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities is acknowledged. Please find attached the list of displaced employees for ...

C1995-23 Reform of the Chief and Senior Executive Service (SES) and Annual Review of Executive Remuneration

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal (SOORT) has in its annual review of executive remuneration determined a maximum three (3) per cent increase for SES office holders on and from 1 October 1995, ...

C1995-25 Implementation of Total Quality

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Introduction The New South Wales Government has a goal of achieving a world class public service which delivers value for money, quality services to its customers and the community within the framework of the ...

C1996-03 Governor of New South Wales: Issue of Commissions, Proclamations etc

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Honourable Gordon Samuels AC will assume the administration of the Government of New South Wales on 1 March 1996. The last ordinary meeting of the Executive Council over which the Lieutenant Governor, by ...

C1996-06 Freedom of Information Act: Consultation Procedures Concerning the Commonwealth or Other States

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Following a request received from the Commonwealth, agreement has been reached in relation to the procedure to be followed in undertaking FOI consultation with the Commonwealth and other States. Section 30 of the ...

C1996-08 Quality Customer Service- Further Implementation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The NSW Government is aiming to achieve a world class public sector, which is attaining best practice in public administration. The first step in this direction has been to focus on customer service and how ...

C1996-09 Legislative Program Spring Session 1996

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular To assist in the forward planning of the Government's Legislative Program, it is necessary that details be provided of those legislative matters which it is intended be brought to Parliament in the Spring ...

C1996-13 Senior Executive- Notional Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The notional salary for Senior Executive Officers (SES) has been reviewed and as a consequence the Premier has approved the notional salary being the total remuneration package less the minimum amount required to ...

C1996-14 Annual Determination of Remuneration for Judges, Magistrates and Related Group and Public Office Holders

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal has made its determinations in relation to the, above mentioned groups. The Determinations have been published in the Government Gazette of 27 September 1.996 ...

C1996-15 SES Motor Vehicle Charges

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New charges for motor vehicles which form part of a package for officers within the Senior Executive Service (SES) have been determined effective from 1 October 1996, as follows: STANDING COSTS (per annum) $ ...

C1996-18 Strategic Management Cycle- 1996-97 Update

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Strategic Management Cycle has been updated for the 1996-97 financial year and is attached. As you will be aware this publication is produced each year to assist managers with regard to central agency ...

C1996-20 Public Holidays and Concessional Leave Christmas and New Year 1996-97

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Your attention is drawn to the following provisions which are to apply over the Christmas and New Year period 1996-97. Public holidays Pursuant to the Banks.and Bank Holidays Act 1912, the Christmas and New Year ...

C1996-21 Travelling Allowances for Ministers

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Parliamentary Remuneration Tribunal has determined that when travelling on official business Ministers will be paid the following travelling allowances per day effective as from 1 July 1996: Capital Cities ...

C1996-23 Resumption of Sovereignty over Hong Kong by China

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has written to t * he NSW Government advising on some of the preparatory measures it is taking for the resumption of sovereignty over Hong Kong by China on 1 ...

C1996-24 December List of Displaced Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Thank you for assisting with the redeployment of public sector employees who have been affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities. The December List of Displaced Employees is ...

C1996-26 Application of Three (3) percent Remuneration Increase for Ministers' Senior Staff

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Chief Executive Officers were advised in July to apply the three (3) percent salary increase as a result of the Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries, August 1995) Award to Ministers staff on rates up to the ...

C1997-01 Public Service Association 20% Award Application

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise Chief Executives that the Public Service Association has made application for an Award to replace the Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries 1995) Award- Matter No. 6825 ...

C1997-02 Amendment to Public Sector Management (General) Regulation 1996- Long Term Temporary Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I wish to inform you that a new clause to the Public Sector Management (General) Regulation 1996 has been made, commencing from 10 January 1997. The clause enables Department Heads to recommend the appointment of ...

C1997-03 Counselling Services for Displaced Ministerial Staff

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular COUNSELLING SERVICES FOR DISPLACED MINISTERIAL STAFF The Premier's Department is committed to ensuring all employees have equal access to all services and opportunities. In this context, it is appropriate ...

C1997-08 Briefing on Current Employee Relations Issues in the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Institute of Public Administration (IPAA) in conjunction with Premier's Department, Public Sector Management Office (PSMO) will be giving briefing sessions on current issues affecting employee relations ...

C1997-09 Review of Allowances

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this Circular is to advise Chief Executives of a 10% increase in the allowances specified in the attached schedule applying to employees of Departments effective from 1 January 1997. These ...

C1997-11 Displaced Employees- February 1997

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Thank you for assisting with the redeployment of public sector employees who have been affected by organisation restructures and other administrative priorities. The list of displaced employees for February 1997 ...

C1997-12 Awards for Public Sector Evaluation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Australasian Evaluation Society is offering two Awards for Public Sector Evaluation. This is an annual Award which has been actively supported by New South Wales agencies since 1994. During this time New ...

C1997-13 Long-Term Temporary Employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of the Circular is to ensure that full consideration is given by NSW public service Departments to the appointment of long term temporary employees and that other public sector organisations consider ...

C1994-11 Skillmax in the Nsw Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This memo is to inform you of the current situation for the provision of language, literacy and career development education for public sector employees who are from a non-English speaking background. Since 1989 ...

C1994-13 Variation to Existing Policy On the Application of Specialist Markets for SES Finance and Data Processing Positions

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The policy on the "Application of Specialists Markets" for SES officers has been varied in regard to the finance and data processing markets, to provide CEOs greater flexibility in the recruitment of ...

C1994-14 Car Allowance: Part-Time Members of Boards and Commissions

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular A review has been conducted of the car allowances payable to part-time members of Boards and Commissions for the use of their private motor vehicles on official business. The new rates, effective from 1 August, ...

C1994-15 Mechanism for Renewal CES/SES Contracts'

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Memorandum 94/15 'Mechanism for Renewal of CES/SES Contracts' sets out the revised policy in relation to advertising of Chief Executive and Senior Executive Service positions where ...

C1994-18 Recruitment Advertising

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Following advice from the Attorney-General concerning recommendations from the Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee (AJAC) regarding public sector employment notices, agencies are requested to: a) Use plain ...

C1994-19 Annual Determination of Remuneration for Judges, Magistrates, Tribunals, Court Officers, Related Groups and Chief Executive Officers

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal has made its Determination in relation to the above mentioned groups. For Chief and Senior Executive Officers, the Tribunal determined that the amounts of all ...

C1994-20 Income Maintenance Provisions for Chief and Senior Executive Officers

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The following circular should be read in conjunction with the recently issued 'Guidelines for Chief Executives and Senior Officers Electing Right of Return', Circular 94/12. There is a provision for ...

C1994-23 Remembrance Day 1994

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Remembrance Day will be observed this year on Friday, 11th November, 1994, and arrangements are being made for a Commemoration Ceremony at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, commencing at 10.40 a.m. The Premier has ...

C1994-26 Sydney Meet the Buyers Trade Fair 14 and 15 June 1995

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Following the success of the 1993 Meet the Buyers event at which thirty-four State Government agencies were represented, the NSW Government has agreed to again join with the Commonwealth Government to organise ...

C1994-28 Australian and Overseas Travelling Allowances- Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers and Full-Time Statutory Appointees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular supersedes Premier's Department Circulars No 1993-12 and No 1993-19. 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia: Travelling allowances have been adjusted in line with movements in the CP1 and ...

C1995-03 Protected Disclosures Act

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Background The Protected Disclosures Act 1994 will be proclaimed to commence on and from 1 March, 1995. This Memorandum provides an overview of some of the key points of the legislation and implications for ...

C1995-04 Public Employees Contesting State Elections

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular is intended to supplement the current provisions in the Personnel Handbook (Section 9.2) covering public servants who intend to stand as candidates in State elections. This advice applies to public ...

C1995-05 Guidelines and Principles for Private Sector Participation in the Provision of Public Infrastructure

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New South Wales has a number of successful public infrastructure projects provided by the private sector. Involvement of the private sector provides the wider community with facilities and services at an earlier ...

C1995-06a Termination Entitlements- Ministerial Private Office Staff

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Ministerial Private Office staff of the current Government will be considered to have ceased duty effective from close of business on Monday, 3rd April. Chief Executive Officers should ensure that severance ...

C1995-07 Not Issued

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular     C1995-07 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet Contact Us 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C1995-08 Senior Executive Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Since the caretaker government period commenced, a number of instructions have been issued which impact on the administration of the Senior Executive Service. To ensure that proper administration may continue ...

C1995-13 Training Courses- Competition Policy

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular You will be aware that Heads of Government signed a series of intergovernmental agreements at the Council of Australian Governments meeting on 11 April 1995. These agreements give effect to national competition ...

C1995-16 Review of Freedom of Information Act 1989- Regulation

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The F01 Regulation contains a number of Schedules (1 to 5) which require revision. As the last review of the Schedules occurred in 1991 it is appropriate they be updated to identify the various bodies under the ...

C1995-22 Domestic Travel Allowances for Chief Executive Officers and Members of the Senior Executive Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Arrangements for payment of travel allowances to Chief Executive Officers and members of the Senior Executive Service, in relation to travel within Australia, have been reviewed with the objective of achieving ...

C1992-07 Competitive Tendering and Contracting Out Guidelines on Costing and Cost Comparisons

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier's Department is distributing to all agencies an Office of Public Management guideline which outlines the processes of costing in-house activities and making cost comparisons between tenders. The ...

C1992-08 Not Issued

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C1992-08 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C1992-09 Administrative Arrangements: Parking Space Levy and Government Agencies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The purpose of this circular is to detail administrative arrangements which will apply to government agencies in relation to the Parking Space Levy Act 1992. BACKGROUND The Facing the World statement announced ...

C1992-10 Annual Determination of Remuneration of Judges, Magistrates, Tribunals, Court Officers, and Chief and Senior Executive Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal has made its annual Determination of remuneration for the above office-holders and related groups effective 1 October 1992. A copy of the Determination, which ...

C1992-11 1992 Estimates Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you are aware, last year the Government initiated the establishment of five Joint Parliamentary Estimates Committees. The purpose of these Committees is to review all departmental appropriations The Premier ...

C1992-12 Superannuation Guarantee Charge Legislation (SGC), Interim Changes to SES Superannuation Arrangements

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The following information applies to superannuation arrangements for SES officers only. It does not apply to officers on other remuneration packages or on salaries above Grade 12. Separate advice will be issued ...

C1992-13 1992 Estimates Committees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Parliament recently agreed to a number of changes to the sessional procedures for this year's Estimates Committees. Those changes are as outlined in the attached copy of the Procedural Guidelines issued by ...

C1992-14 Competitive Tendering and Contracting Out Release of New Publications

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The following new publications in the Competitive Tendering and Contracting Out series are being distributed by the Office of Public Management free of charge to NSW Government organisations. The Government as ...

C1992-15 Leave of Absence for Public Servants at Christmas and New Year

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier has approved of concessional leave being granted to part of the staff of each Government office on the afternoon of Thursday 24 December, 1992 and the other part on the afternoon of Thursday 31st ...

C1992-16 Remembrance Day Ceremony 1992

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Remembrance Day will be celebrated this year on Wednesday, 11th November, 1992, and arrangements are being made for a Commemoration Ceremony at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, commencing at 10.40 a.m. The Premier has ...

C1992-17 SES Motor Vehicle Charges

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New rates for motor vehicle charges are as follow. These charges apply from 1st October 1992. Annual Interest Charge to SES packages for motor vehicles: 13% pa Comprehensive Insurance (tariff premium) $760 ...

C1992-18 Governor of New South Wales: Issue of Commissions, Instruments, Proclamations, etc

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This Circular updates Circular No. 92-6. The full title of the Governor for use in respect of Proclamations, Instruments, Commissions etc., is now:- "His Excellency Rear Admiral Peter Ross Sinclair, ...

C1993-01 Travelling-Allowances within Australia- Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers and Full-Time Statutory Appointees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The arrangements applying to the payment of Travelling Allowances to officers and employees below the SES levels provide that the rate of the allowance diminishes after the absence has passed 35 days. The ...

C1993-04 Withdrawn

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C1993-04 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet Contact Us 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C1993-05 Special Determination of Remuneration of the Chief and Senior Executive Services

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Government recently requested that The Statutory & Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal make a Special Determination in relation to various aspects of the remuneration of the Chief and Senior Executive ...

C1993-06 PAYE and Superannuation Guarantee Obligations of Boards, Commissions, Tribunals and Similar Bodies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Agencies have obligations to the Australian Taxation Office when paying remuneration to part-time members of Boards, Commissions, Tribunals and similar bodies. PAYE Obligations Section 221C(1A) of the Income Tax ...

C1993-08 SES Superannuation Arrangements- Changes to Nominated Salary

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The following information applies to superannuation arrangements for SES offices only, and has been prepared by the NSW Superannuation Office. The NSW Parliament has recently passed legislation which alters the ...

C1993-10 Mutual Recognition

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you are aware, a scheme for the mutual recognition of regulatory, standards for goods and occupations commenced on 1 March 1993 with proclamation.of the Commonwealth's Mutual Recognition Act. It now seems ...

C1993-11 Annual Determination of Remuneration of Judges, Magistrates, Tribunals, Court Offices, and Chief and Senior Executive Services

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory & Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal has made its annual determination in relation to the above groups. The verdict of the Determination is that there are no changes in the remuneration for any ...

C1993-12 Overseas Travelling Allowances- Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers and Full-Time Statutory Appointees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular This circular is to modify the procedures applying to the setting of the allowances for overseas travel by Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers and full-time Statutory Officers. The overseas daily ...

C1993-13 SES Motor Vehicle Charges

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular New rates for SES motor vehicle charges are as follow. These charges apply from 1st October 1993. STANDING COSTS Annual Interest Charge to SES packages for motor vehicles 13% pa Comprehensive Insurance (tariff ...

C1993-15 Leave of Absence for Public Servants at Christmas and New Year

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier has approved of concessional leave being granted to part of the staff of each Government office on the afternoon of Friday 24 December, 1993 and the other part on the afternoon of Friday 31 December, ...

C1993-16 75th Anniversary Remembrance Day 1993

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Remembrance Day will be observed this year on Thursday, 11th November, 1993, and arrangements are being made for a Commemoration Ceremony at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, commencing at 10.40 a.m. The Premier has ...

C1993-17 Re. Premier's Memorandum no. 1993-36- managing excess employees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I wish to bring to your attention a particular aspect of the Premier's recent Memorandum No. 93-36, "Managing Excess Employees" which included an updated version of the Job Assist Scheme. Under ...

C1993-19 Travelling Allowances- Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers and Full-Time Statutory Appointees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia: Travelling allowances have been adjusted in line with movements in the CP1 and the following rates are to be effective on and from 1st January, 1994 for each group of ...

C1994-05 Freedom of Information Management and Training

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The responsibilities of agencies for the management of Freedom of Information legislation were outlined in Circular No. 1993-02 of 2nd February, 1993. It is important that Chief Executives continue to focus on ...

C1994-06 National Agenda for Micro-Economic Reform: the Hilmer Report

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular At the meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) on 25 February 1994, Heads of Government agreed to the principles of the national competition policy articulated in the Hilmer Report. Commonwealth, ...

C1994-07 Special Determinations of Remuneration of Judges, Magistrates, Tribunals, Court Offices and Chief and Senior Executive Services

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal has made special determinations in relation to the above groups. For the Chief and Senior Executive Services the Tribunal determined that the amounts of all ...

C1994-09 Hilmer Report: State Audits

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Further to my circular No. 94-6 of 9 March 1994, a seminar has now been organised to more fully explain to all Government agencies what is required to assess the impacts of application of the Trade Practices Act ...

C1994-10 Workshops on Contracting and Tendering

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular A key part of the Government's contracting and market testing strategy is the sharing of information on best practices. With the continuing expansion of competitive tendering beyond traditional areas there ...

C1990-15 Appeals for Funds Throughout Government Departments by Charitable Organisations

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Approval has been given to the sale of buttons, pens, ribbons or emblems or the circulation of blank subscription lists throughout Government Departments with the exception of the Roads and Traffic Authority, the ...

C1990-16 Public Sector Staff Housing

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I refer to the Premier's memoranda 89-52 and 89-73 concerning implementation of Cabinet's decision on restructuring the administration of public sector staff housing. Memorandum 89-52 detailed the ...

C1990-18 Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Senior Executive Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As is the normal procedure with any new policy or program, action is underway to evaluate the effectiveness of the Senior Executive '9ervice as a management improvement initiative. The Senior Executive ...

C1990-19 State's Support for Reserves of the Defence Forces

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular NSW public sector organisations have been active supporters of the Australian Defence Forces Reserves, and employees have been encouraged to participate in the Reserves. Because of the significant changes over ...

C1990-20 Restructuring and the Redeployment and Redundancy of CEO Target Group Members

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular In the process of restructuring organisations so as to produce a more effective and efficient public sector, retrenchment and redeployment of staff` is sometimes necessary. The NSW Government is committed to ...

C1990-21 Payment of Expenses Associated with Attendance at Interview

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The practice of payment of expenses for existing public service employees to attend interviews in other parts of the public service has been reviewed. As from 1 January, 1991, travel and subsistence costs as ...

C1990-22 Car Allowance: Part-Time Members of Boards and Commissions

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular A review has been conducted of the car allowances payable to part-time members of Boards and Commissions, who are not in the service of the State, for the use of their private motor vehicles on official business. ...

C1990-23 Leave of Absence for Public Servants at Christmas and New Year

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier has approved of special leave being granted to part of the staff of each Government office on the afternoon of Monday 24th December, 1990 and the other part on the afternoon of Monday 31st December, ...

C1990-24 The NSW Senior Executive Service- New Benefit Options and Motor Vehicle Running Costs

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As Chief Executives were advised on 7 September 1990, the Premier has approved of new expense payment benefit options for SES officers to apply from 1 October 1990. The purpose of this circular is to provide ...

C1990-25 Gazettal of Senior Executive Service Appointments

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular It has come to my attention that some Departments, when gazetting the appointment of SES officers, are including the actual term of appointment, viz., the number of contract years. A number of SES officers have ...

C1991-02 Performance Reward Programs for Staff in Positions Below SES: Use of Accelerated Progression

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As an interim phase in the development of performance reward programs for staff in positions below SES, Chief Executive Officers may consider using accelerated progression through existing incremental scales as a ...

C1991-03 Travelling and Meal Allowances: Officers of Departments and Statutory Bodies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Travelling Allowances within Australia: Travelling allowances have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the Public Sector Management (General) Regulation, 1988 and the ...

C1991-04 Travelling and Meal Allowances: Part-time Members of Boards and Commissions

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Travelling Allowances: File No. 80/5172 Travelling allowances for part-time members of Boards and Commissions have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the Public Sector ...

C1991-05 Overseas Travelling Allowances- Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers and Full-time Statutory Appointees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Reference is made to memorandum to Ministers: No. 90-40, which set the overseas travelling allowance rates payable to officers of Departments and members and staff of statutory bodies. These remuneration levels ...

C1991-06 Abolition of Compulsory Retirement Ages in the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you will be aware, compulsory retirement on the basis of age was abolished in the New South Wales public sector from 1 January 1991. The Anti-Discrimination (Compulsory Retirement) Amendment Act was passed in ...

C1991-07 Collection of Debts

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular All chief executives will be aware of the government's policy that debts payable by agencies be met without undue delay. The Premier has asked me to emphasise that the same expectation of timeliness applies ...

C1991-09 Motor Vehicle Running Costs Chief Executive Service and Senior Executive Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Chief Executives were advised on 7 September 1990, that the Premier had approved of new expense payment benefit options for SES officers to apply from 1 October 1990. A circular was prepared (Circular 90/24- ...

C1991-10 Part-time Work in the NSW Public Sector

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier is keen to make work on a part-time basis widely available in the NSW public sector. There are benefits for both organisations and staff, and the promotion of part-time work is encouraged. Benefits ...

C1991-11 Travelling and Meal Allowances: Part-Time Members of Boards and Commissions

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia: Travelling allowances for part-time members of Boards and Commissions have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the Public Sector ...

C1991-12 Travelling and Meal Allowances: Officers of Departments and Statutory Bodies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia: Travelling allowances have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the Public Sector Management (General) Regulation, 1988 and the ...

C1991-13 Rationalisation of Government Functions and Reduction in Staffing- Senior Executive Service Management

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Under the recently announced program of rationalisation of Government functions and reduction in staffing, a number of SES positions may require re-evaluation or deletion. In relation to Chief Executive positions ...

C1991-14 Efficient Purchasing

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Efficient systems of supply and value for money in purchasing are important components of the Government's agenda of reforms. Since the 1989 report on the Supply of Goods and Services by the Standing ...

C1991-15 Appeals for Funds Throughout Government Departments by Charitable Organisations

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Approval has been given for the sale of buttons, pens, ribbons or emblems or the circulation of blank subscription lists throughout government departments with the exception of the Roads and Traffic Authority, ...

C1991-16 Travelling Allowances- Ministers of the Crown

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Parliamentary Remuneration Tribunal has determined new travelling allowances for ministers of the Crown. The new daily allowances, to apply to Ministers from lst July, 1991 are as follows: Capital Cities ...

C1991-17 Payment of Expenses Associated with Attendance at Interview

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On 19 October 1990, payment of travel and subsistence costs for existing public service employees to attend interviews in other parts of the public service became the responsibility of the department holding the ...

C1991-18 Accreditation of Value Management Consultants

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you will be aware, the Ministerial Capital Works Committee has adopted Value Management as one of a number of management improvement initiatives. The Value management process has been deemed as mandatory for ...

C1991-19 Capital Works Management Procedures

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1 attach a copy of the Premier's Memorandum to all Ministers No 91-1 dated 4 January, 1991. Please note that in this Memorandum all agencies are required to submit to the Capital Works Unit of the Premier& ...

C1991-20 The 1991 Determination Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal and Amendments to the Remuneration Policy Chief Executive Service and Senior Executive Service

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular THE 1991 DETERMINATION OF EXECUTIVE REMUNERATION As you know, the Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal makes an annual Determination for CES and SES remuneration effective from 1 October each year. ...

C1991-21 Airline 'Frequent Flyer' Schemes

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you may have noticed, domestic airlines have been conducting a high profile advertising campaign promoting bonus schemes for frequent flyers. These schemes offer benefits such as free travel, consumer goods ...

C1991-22 Senior Executive Service- Proposed Amendments by the Opposition

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Attached for your information is a briefing recently prepared in relation to the above matter. The document clearly sets out the facts surrounding the S.E.S. and will assist you to understand more fully the ...

C1991-23 Leave of Absence for Public Servants at Christmas and New Year

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Premier has approved of concessional leave being granted to part of the staff of each Government office on the afternoon of Tuesday 24th December, 1991 and the other part on the afternoon of Tuesday 31st ...

C1991-24 Not Issued

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C1991-24 Archived Department of Premier and Cabinet Department of Premier and Cabinet Contact Us 13/06/2014 to 13/06/2024 ...

C1991-25 Competitive Tendering and Contracting Out Guidelines and Assistance

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular You will be aware from the Premier's Memorandum 1991-24 of 19th August, 1991 and from other advices, that the initiative for the competitive tendering of services and, where appropriate, contracting out is a ...

C1992-01 Travelling Allowances- Chief Executive Officers, Senior Executive Officers and Full-Time Statutory Appointees

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Travelling Allowances within Australia:Travelling allowances have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the Public Sector Management (General) Regulation, 1988 and the ...

C1992-02 Travelling and Meal Allowances- Part-Time Members of Boards and Commissions

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances-within Australia: File No. 85/2102 Travelling allowances for part-time members of boards and commissions have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the ...

C1992-03 Guidelines on Official Contact with Various Countries, Political Organisations and Representatives

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has recently supplied Premier's Department with the correct Guidelines of the Australian Government on Official Australian Contact with representatives of various ...

C1992-04 Senior Executive Service- Reporting in 1991-92 Annual Reports

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As part of the commitments made to Dr P. Macdonald (the Member for Manly) in October 1991 to further enhance the accountability and performance-basis of the Senior Executive Service, the Regulations under the ...

C1992-05 The NSW Senior Executive Service: Changes in Sales Tax and Calculation of Costs of Vehicle Benefit

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Australian Taxation Office recently announced a reduction in the rate of sales tax (from 20% to 15%) on certain passenger vehicles. The reduced rate of sales tax applies to all new vehicles purchased on or ...

C1992-06 Governor of New South Wales: Issue of Commissions, Proclamations, etc

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular His Excellency the Governor has been appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in the recent Queen's Birthday Honours List. The full title of the Governor for use in respect of Proclamations, ...

C1990-01 Appeals for Funds Throughout Government Departments by Charitable Organisations

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Approval has been given to the sale of buttons, pens, ribbons or emblems or the circulation of blank subscription lists throughout Government Departments with the exception of the Roads and Traffic Authority, the ...

C1990-02 Community Language Allowance Scheme

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Community Language Allowance Scheme (CLAS) is a program where staff who possess the ability to speak and read a community language may nominate themselves to assist in their Department's communication ...

C1990-03 Inclusion of Reference Details on Correspondence

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Departments were requested in Premier's Department Circular No. 88/11, dated 2nd June, 1988 to ensure reference details were included in Ministerial correspondence. The use of reference details in all ...

C1990-04 Chief Executive Service/Senior Executive Service- Taxation Matters

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The attention of Chief Executives is drawn to the following taxation matters relevant to Chief Executive and Senior Executive remuneration. 1. FBT CALCULATION AND DEDUCTIONS As the end of the FBT year (31 March ...

C1990-05 Overseas Mail Services

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Departments and Authorities are hereby informed that the responsibility for the forwarding of mail to the overseas offices in London and Tokyo has been transferred from this Department to the Department of State ...

C1990-06 Working Hours- Use of Discretion

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular On occasions staff working standard hours are unable to participate in activities or attend to matters of an important personal nature due to restricted working hours. Managers should be encouraged to be as ...

C1990-07 Review of Policy on Access to STD

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Following a review of the policy on access to Subscriber Trunk Dialing services, it has been decided to devolve to Department Heads the authority to approve STD usage. Department Heads should bear in mind ...

C1990-08 Travelling and Meal Allowances: Officers of Departments and Statutory Bodies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia: Travelling allowances have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the Public Sector Management (General) Regulation, 1988 and the ...

C1990-09 Travelling and Meal Allowances: Part-Time Members of Boards and Commissions

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Travelling allowances for part-time members of Boards and Commissions have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the Public Sector Management (General) Regulation 1988. The ...

C1990-10 Flooding in Western Areas in New South Wales

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular As you are aware the State is currently facing a major crisis from flooding throughout western New South Wales. This is the third significant disaster in four months with which staff and volunteer organisations ...

C1990-11 Governor of New South Wales: Issue of Commissions Proclamations, etc

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Rear Admiral Peter Sinclair, AO, will assume the administration of the Government of New South Wales on Wednesday, 8th August, 1990. The last ordinary meeting of the Executive Council over which His Excellency ...

C1990-12 Travelling and Meal Allowances- Part-Time Members of Boards and Commissions

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances: File No. 80/5172 Travelling allowances for part-time members of Boards and commissions have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the Public Sector ...

C1990-13 Travelling and Meal Allowances: Officers of Departments and Statutory Bodies

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular 1. Travelling Allowances within Australia: Travelling allowances have recently been reviewed following variations to the rates for Clause 39 of the Public Sector Management (General) Regulation, 1988 and the ...

C1990-14 Travelling Allowances: Ministers of the Crown

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular The Parliamentary Remuneration Tribunal has determined new travelling allowances for ministers of the Crown. The new allowances, to apply to ministers from 1st July, 1990, are as follows:- capital Cities (incl. ...

C2014-05 Inviting nominations for the Public Service Medal

Keypoints Nominations are currently being invited for the Public Service Medal (PSM) through the Australian Honours and Awards system for announcement on Australia Day 2015. Eligibility: All local, state and Commonwealth government public sector employees ...

C2014-03 Payment of fees for use of copyright material

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints The NSW Government is currently negotiating a new remuneration agreement with the Copyright Agency. NSW agencies will not receive invoices from the Copyright Agency until this new agreement is executed. ...

C2014-02 Statute Law Revision Program 2014

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular Keypoints Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bills will be prepared for each sitting of Parliament (Budget and Spring) in 2014. Proposals require approval by the relevant Minister before submission to the ...

C2001-02 NSW Pilot Project- Payroll Deduction to Charities

Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular I am writing to invite agencies to participate in a pilot project that will encourage all New South Wales' employees to have regular deductions from their salary to support charitable organisations of their ...