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Annual report 2003-2004, Department of Corporate and Information Services



Annual report 2003-2004, Department of Corporate and Information Services

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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2003 - 2004


Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services


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Made available by the Library & Archives NT via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).




Northern Territory. Department of Corporate and Information Services -- Periodical

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Northern Territory Government

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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report



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Northern Territory Government



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Corporate Governance 77 Leadership & Innovation Executive Management Committee The Executive Management Committee provides leadership to DCIS in achieving the objectives and strategies outlined in DCIS Corporate Directions 2003-05, and assists the Chief Executive (CE) to meet statutory responsibilities under the Public Sector Employment and Management Act, Financial Management Act and Section 9 of the Information Act. The Committee is chaired by the CE and is comprised of the Deputy Secretary, Executive Director Information Communications Technology, Executive Director Human Resources, two Regional Managers and the Manager Executive Support. Four Business Unit Directors also participate on a rotational term of 12 months. This provides a broader perspective on many issues and the Committee benefits from constant renewal. The Committee meets monthly to determine strategic direction, approve policy and procedural matters and to monitor and review all aspects of agency performance. A smaller team meets weekly to ensure the agency responds appropriately to emerging issues. The qualifications and experience of the Executive Committee as at 30 June 2004 are detailed at Appendix A Information Management Committee The Information Management Committee is chaired by the CEO and comprises the Deputy Secretary, General Manager Human Resources, Executive Director ICT, Chief Finance Officer and the Directors of the three IT business units. The committee is responsible for setting the information and communications technology direction for the agency and is the decision making body in relation to all ICT investments. It met monthly throughout the year. Audit Committee The internal audit committee is chaired by the CE and has the following membership: Member Deputy Secretary Member Executive Director HR Member Risk Management Services, Dept of Chief Minister Secretary DCIS Observer Auditor Generals Office The Audit Committee determines and monitors the internal audit program. The program is developed from recommendations arising from a risk assessment program and general operational reviews of overall internal controls. The committee also investigates complaints made to the Ombudsman about DCIS. The committee met four times during the year and reports to the departments executive management team. Details of all other internal and external committees on which DCIS staff participate are included at Appendices E and F.

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