Annual Report 2011/2012 Professional Standards Councils
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Professional Standards Council
1Professional Standards Councils Annual Report 201112 TAbLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF FIgURES 5 LIST OF TAbLES 5 ACRONymS, AbbREvIATIONS AND DEFINITIONS 6 COUNCILS 8 LeTTer TO MINISTerS 8 ChAIrMANS repOrT 9 hIghLIghTS AT A gLANCe 10 ISSUES AND ChALLENgES 11 The cost of professional indemnity insurance is likely to rise 11 Corporate insolvencies continue to increase 11 Federal Treasury reasonable amount 11 Expanding the schemes coverage 11 Procurement agreement 11 Paperless office highlights issues of rapid IT change 11 prOfeSSIONAL STANdArdS COuNCILS 12 Our vision 12 Our mission 12 AbOuT The prOfeSSIONAL STANdArdS COuNCILS 13 Formation of the Councils 13 Role of the Councils 13 Approval of schemes for occupational associations 14 Improvement of occupational standards of professionals 14 OperATIONS 15 Organisational structure 15 Committees of the Professional Standards Councils 17 Star Grants Program 19 Inter-governmental agreement and Secretariat 19 New schemes and new associations 20 Professional standards research project 20 Financial performance of the Councils 20 MeMberS Of The prOfeSSIONAL STANdArdS COuNCILS 21