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PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 2008 - SECT 46

Main functions

46 Main functions

(1) The commission’s main functions are to do the following—
(a) enhance the public service’s human resource management and capability;
(b) promote the management and employment principles;
(c) enhance and promote an ethical culture and ethical decision-making across the public service;
(d) enhance the public service’s leadership and management capabilities in relation to disciplinary matters;
(e) conduct commission reviews;
(ea) conduct reviews under part 6 about the handling by departments of work performance matters;
(f) develop and implement public service-wide workforce management strategies;
(g) together with the departments responsible for public sector industrial relations and public sector financial policy, consider improvements in the performance of departments through remuneration and conditions of employment;
(h) facilitate the purposes of the chief executive and senior executive services and the position of senior officer;
(i) report, at least annually, to the Minister on the application of the management and employment principles within the public service, including reporting on the following—
(i) the application of the principles, as a whole, within the public service as a whole;
(ii) the application of only 1 or more of the principles within the public service as a whole or a part of the public service;
(iii) the application of 1 or more of the principles for a specific purpose or to a specific group of persons;
(j) monitor, and report to the Minister about, the workforce profile of the public service;
(k) advise the Minister about the need for commission reviews about particular matters;
(l) promote a culture of continuous improvement and organisational performance management across all public service offices;
(m) provide a best practice advisory role on public service management, organisational performance management and workforce practices.
(2) In performing its functions, the commission must have regard to the management and employment principles.
(3) In this section—

"workforce profile" means the demographic categories and other characteristics of a workforce.



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