The Public Service Commissioner
The Public Service Commissioner is a statutory position under the Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002. The Commissioner also has functions under Part 9A of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 in relation to equal opportunity in public employment. Part 9A deals with equity and diversity within the NSW Public Sector, which includes departments, declared authorities, State-owned corporations, health services and universities. The Public Service Commissioner advises the Premier of NSW on the progress of equity and diversity outcomes in the NSW Public Sector.
The Public Service Commission supports the Commissioner in administering equity and diversity programs in the NSW Public Sector.
The Public Service Commission does this by:
providing support, assistance, guidance and advice to public sector agencies on their equity and diversity programs
monitoring equity and diversity programs throughout the public secto
advising Cabinet on employment policies and practice
collecting equity and diversity statistical data and maintaining a statistical database for the public sector
producing publications designed to assist managers and employees understand equity and diversity and its application in the workplace
undertaking particular programs and initiatives.
To contact the Commissioner:
Post: GPO Box 5341, SYDNEY NSW 2001
Telephone: (02) 9272 6000
Fax: (02) 8243 9498