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Budget 2016-2017 Budget Paper No.3 Agency Budget Statements



Budget 2016-2017 Budget Paper No.3 Agency Budget Statements

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Tabled papers for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT




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79 Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment Output Group/Output 2015-16 Budget 2015-16 Estimate 2016-17 Budget Note $000 $000 $000 Employment Services 5 766 6 205 6 609 1 Employee and Industrial Relations 2 492 2 349 2 358 Workforce Planning and Development 2 621 3 148 3 489 Public Sector Appeals and Grievance Reviews 653 708 762 Corporate and Governance 990 982 984 Corporate and Governance 570 562 564 Shared Services Received 420 420 420 Total Expenses 6 756 7 187 7 593 Appropriation Output 5 296 5 443 5 862 2016-17 Staffing: 31 1 The increase in the Workforce Planning and Development output mainly relates to additional funding for the Indigenous Employment and Career Development Strategy 2015-20. Agency Profile The Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment is responsible for public sector workforce management and development, and industrial relations. The office supports the Commissioner for Public Employments statutory employer role as defined in the Public Sector Employment and Management Act (PSEMA). The Commissioner is also required to provide strategic and policy advice to support the Minister for Public Employment in undertaking duties under PSEMA. Strategic Issues Prosperous Economy Negotiating and implementing Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS) enterprise agreements in line with the NTPS Wages Policy. Implementing the NTPS Indigenous Employment and Career Development Strategy 2015-20. Undertaking the 2016 NTPS People Matter staff survey. Promoting the implementation of Special Measures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander recruitment plans for all vacancies across all NTPS agencies, including the provision of advice, assistance, education and a review function. Strong Society Promoting and supporting uniform NTPS recruitment and selection policy and procedures, including the provision of training and education on merit selection. Promoting and supporting workforce performance monitoring and workforce planning across the NTPS. Facilitating and promoting professional development opportunities to build capability across the NTPS, with a focus on leadership development, public sector governance and managing performance and productivity. Promoting and supporting best practice employment governance.

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