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Inquiry into Amendments to the Public Sector Management Act 1994 (WA)


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:26 Sep 2013
Tabling date:21 Aug 2014
Deadline for submissions:14 Nov 2013
Date Ended:21 Aug 2014
Committee:Public Accounts Committee (2013 - 2017)
House:Legislative Assembly
Media Statements: 05/05/2014
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:The Public Accounts Committee will examine the Public Sector Management Act 1994 (WA) in light of reforms to the Act passed in 2010 and consider the following issues:

1. The current functions and powers of the Public Sector Commissioner (the Commissioner) with a particular emphasis on:

a) the provisions relating to the appointment and management of Chief Executive Officers;

b) the establishment and monitoring of public sector standards, codes of ethics, and codes of conduct;

c) the application and operation of Commissioner’s instructions;

d) the provisions relating to reviews and special inquiries; and

2. The respective roles of the Commissioner and relevant Ministers, and the reporting provisions and accountability framework applicable to the Commissioner, in the discharge of these functions and powers.

PSM Act 1994 (Current).pdfPSM Act 1994 (Current).pdf Further Information.pdfFurther Information.pdf


Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
12 Mar 201409:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Room OnePublic Sector Commission
02 Apr 201409:30 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Room TwoProfessor Mike Wood
02 Apr 201410:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Room TwoCommunity and Public Sector Union (Civil Service Association of WA)
09 Apr 201409:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Room TwoPublic Sector Commission
07 May 201410:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Room TwoHon. Richard Court AC
Videos:
Tabling Comments:On 18 June 2014, the Committee resolved to extend the tabling date for this Inquiry from 26 June 2014 to 21 August 2014.
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr Malcolm Wauchope (Public Sector Commissioner), Mr Dan Volaric (Deputy Public Sector Commissioner), Mr John Lightowlers (General Counsel, Public Sector Commission), Mr Lindsay Warner (Director Policy and Reform, Public Sector Commission) on 12 Mar 2014
Evidence by.. Professor Michael Wood (University of Notre Dame Business School) on 2 Apr 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Warwick Claydon (Senior Industrial Officer, Civil Service Association of WA), Ms Jeannette O’Keefe (Industrial Officer, Civil Service Association of WA) on 2 Apr 2014
Evidence by.. Mr Dan Volaric (Acting Public Sector Commissioner), Ms Fiona Roche (Deputy Commissioner, Public Sector Commission), Mr John Lightowlers (General Counsel, Public Sector Commission), Mr Lindsay Warner (Director Policy and Reform, Public Sector Commission) on 9 Apr 2014
Evidence by.. Hon Richard Court AC (Premier and former Minister for Public Sector Management) on 7 May 2014
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
6 Final Report of the Inquiry into Amendments to the Public Sector Management Act 199421 Aug 2014More...