Circulars to Departments & Authorities - By Subject

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Public sector employers

Circulars to departments and authorities are utilised to provide the following types of labour relations instructions, information and advice:

  • Instructions on how to respond to specific labour relations issues.
  • Guidelines to support the implementation of the department policy statements or other Government labour relations policy.
  • As the authority to pay entitlements provided for by industrial instruments or Government policy.
  • Clarification on the application of public sector entitlements.
  • Legal compliance matters with industrial implications.

All current circulars by subject matter are available below.

Current Circulars by Subject 

Alcohol and Drug

Allowances

Annual Leave 

Annual Leave Loading 

Apprenticeships 

Awards 

Christmas and Cocos Islands 

Communication and consultation 

Contracts for Services 

Defence Force  

District Allowance 

Donations 

Email, Web-browsing and Privacy 

Emergency Service 

Employees in the North of the State 

Family Violence

  • Currently being updated.

    Federal Legislation 

    Fixed Term Employment 

    Flexible Work 

    Gas Hot Water Systems 

    General Agreements 

    Housing 

    Jury Service 

    Language 

    Leave 

    Leave Without Pay 

    Long Service Leave 

    Occupational Health & Safety 

    Payment of Wages

    Payroll Systems

    Parental Leave

    Political Meetings 

    Portability 

    Practice Directions/Codes 

    Public Holidays 

    Purchased Leave 

    Qualifications 

    Reclassification Appeals 

    Recruitment

    Redeployment 

    Redundancy 

    Rents 

    Retirement 

    Salary Packaging 

    Severance 

    Service Pay 

    Sick Leave 

    Specified Callings 

    Sporting Leave 

    State Legislation 

    Trainees 

    Travel 

    Union matters 

    Volunteers 

    Wages 

    Withdrawal of Policies/Circulars 

    Workers Compensation 

    Working with Children 

    Workplace Agreements 

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