Annual Report 2011/2012 Professional Standards Councils
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74 Professional Standards Councils Annual Report 2011-12 A u S tR A li A n C A P it A l te R R it o R y | n e w S o u th w A le S | n o R th e R n t e R R it o R y | Q u e e n S lA n d | S o u th A u S tR A li A | t A S m A n iA | V iC to R iA | w e S te R n A u S tR A li A reports is printed and the report is available on the internet. From 2011, NSW DAGJ has continued to improve energy efficiency in its Justice Precinct Office located in Parramatta. OPSC staff co-operated with the NSW DAGJ energy challenge by switching off all unnecessary office lighting and turning off office equipment such as computers and monitors at close of business each day. VICTOrIAN INduSTry pArTICIpATION pOLICy (VIpp) The Professional Standards Council of Victoria did not enter into or complete any contracts over $3 million in metropolitan Melbourne or $1 million in regional Victoria; therefore VIPP reporting is not required. freedOM Of INfOrMATION repOrTINg Victorias Freedom of Information Act 1992 (Vic) gives members of the public the right to apply for access to information held by Ministers, State government departments, local councils, public hospitals, most semi-government agencies and statutory authorities. The Professional Standards Council of Victoria received no requests under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic) in the reporting period. COMpLIANCe WITh The BuIldIng ACT 1993 (VIC) The Professional Standards Council of Victoria does not lease or own property in Victoria. WhISTleBloWerS ProTeCTIon ACT 2001 (VIC) The Whistleblowers Protection Act 2001 (Vic) encourages and facilitates disclosures of improper conduct by public officers and public bodies. For the 12 months ended 30 June 2012, the Professional Standards Council of Victoria did not receive any disclosures covered by the Whistleblowers Protection Act 2001 (Vic). STAffINg prOfILe The staffing profile of the OPSC that performs secretariat work for the Professional Standards Council of Victoria is located in the Appendix section of this Annual Report, headed Staffing profile. expOSure TO Sub-prIMe The Professional Standards Council of Victoria did not have any loans during the reporting period, and was not exposed to the subprime. fINANCIAL perfOrMANCe The audited financial statements of the Professional Standards Council of Victoria are attached as an addendum to this report. For an unaudited statement of the revenue and expenditure of this Council, refer to the Consolidated Financial Performance Extract of the Professional Standards Councils at the beginning of this section.