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Annual report 2003 - 2004



Annual report 2003 - 2004

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Department of the Chief Minister


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).






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36 DEPARTMENT OF THE CHIEF MINISTER O U TP U T G R O U P S MANAGEMENT SERVICES AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OVERVIEW The Management Services and Financial Management Units provide a range of corporate support services to all Ministerial offices and Business Units in the Department, in the areas of: Human Resource Services: strategic human resource management, workforce planning, performance enhancement, operational support including recruitment, Ministerial and executive contracts, payroll services, workers compensation, redeployment and training and development; Information Services: management of information resources in all formats, including print and electronic records management, courier services and management of information technology, website maintenance, organisational charts and directories; Procurement, Travel and General Services: procurement, including contracts for services and consultancies, advertising, asset management, office accommodation, vehicle fleet maintenance, security, telecommunications and travel administration; and Financial Management Services: budget development and analysis, internal and external monthly and annual financial reporting including financial statement preparation, financial systems management, resource allocation and business management advice. These services support the day to day business of all Business Units in the Department as well as building on the capacity of our organisation and our people, and supporting the machinery of Government. OUTCOMES AND ACHIEVEMENTS In addition to the provision of regular corporate services, the units achieved: Human Resource Services In progressing the Indigenous Employment and Career Development Action Plan, accomplished: an increase of five Indigenous Departmental and Ministerial employees; a Commissioner for Public Employments Equity and Diversity Commendation for the Indigenous Policy Capacity Building Program; an Indigenous Scholarship Program with Charles Darwin University; and three new participants on the Indigenous Policy Capacity Building Program. Development of a managers toolkit which includes practical tips and proformas in relation to recruitment, grievances and harassment procedures. Establishment of an on-line induction program. STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE Drawing on and building the capacity of our organisation and our people Supporting the machinery of Government NATURE OF CONTRIBUTION Provision of corporate services and advice to all business units in the Department. Provision of corporate services and advice to all business units in the Department.

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