Integrity Guidance Notes
Managers wanting to hire staff, engage contractors or conduct national police checks can now refer to three new guidance notes we have issued.
The guidance notes balance the obligation of employers to protect their organisation’s resources, staff and clients against the right of applicants to privacy and freedom from discrimination.
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Managing Conflicts of Interest: a guide to policy development and implementation
The Victorian Public Sector Commission has released a new guide for organisations to assist them to manage their risks in relation to conflict of interest. The guide has been developed in consultation with the Victorian Ombudsman, the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office and the Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission.
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Guidance for the public sector during election periods
General guidance for all employees; Guidance for election candidates and their managers; and Guidance for Director's of public sector entities during election periods are now available.
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Victorian public sector Capability Strategy.
Together, Secretaries across departments, have identified seven priority capability areas that the public sector must develop and strengthen if we are to respond to the emerging opportunities and challenges of the 21st century and transform the way we do business.
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Governance Institute of Australia
2014 Public Sector Update is set to be another sizzler!
This year, under our new name, Governance Institute of Australia offers public sector professionals an event that will enrich governance and risk management knowledge with discussion on real challenges for Victoria. This will ensure attendees can leverage learnings from leaders in public sector governance and obtain current ideas on good public sector governance.
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The second edition of Governance Insights has just been published. This is a joint initiative of the VPSC and the Victorian Government Solicitor's Office (VGSO) and is designed to provide the public sector with concise and relevant information on governance and compliance issues. The second edition discusses some key reforms in Victorian public sector governance.
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The State of the Public Sector in Victoria
The State of the Public Sector in Victoria report for 2012-13.
The new report provides a range of information, including an overview of the functions performed by the Victorian public sector and its employees, the application of the public sector values, and detailed profiles of executive employment.