Annual report 2003-2004, Department of Corporate and Information Services
Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report 2003 - 2004
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Department of Corporate and Information Services annual report; Annual report
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Corporate Governance 81 Policy and Standard Operating Procedures A comprehensive list of standard operating procedures have been developed and are constantly reviewed and updated as improvements are made to policy, processes, procedures and systems. Accounting and Property Manual The Accounting and Property Manual is reviewed and updated in line with changes to relevant Acts, audit recommendations and improvements to processes. DCIS has responsibility for compliance with the archives and records management provisions as prescribed in Part 9 of the Information Act. DCIS is required to comply with the Financial Management Act, Public Sector Employment and Management Act and other employment related legislation such as the AntiDiscrimination and Work Health Acts. Ensuring staff are aware of the agencys corporate governance system is a feature of both the corporate and annual business plans and training on these matters is included in the agency staff development plan. DCIS policies, procedures and delegations, including the Accounting and Property Manual are accessible by all staff on the DCIS intranet. Links are provided to other NTG sites, which enable ready access to relevant legislation, Treasurers Directions and Employment Instructions. Data, Information and Knowledge Sharing DCIS supports many different media to ensure data, information and knowledge flows freely between all stakeholders. Staff participate in workshops to provide input into a range of corporate strategies including its forward planning process. Data from our corporate systems is delivered to our customers in the form of monthly reports. Customers who receive our services participate in forums to discuss issues of importance and provide input into the service delivery process. Newsletters tailored to target audiences are distributed to all stakeholders. IT Industry forums and workshops are run in partnership with local business to seek ways to expand the industry within the Territory and beyond. Opportunities are provided to stakeholders to provide feedback on our service delivery through surveys and forums. Our communication principles are at page 14 and a list of both external and internal committees are at Appendices E and F. Statutory Accountability The agency has a whole of government responsibility for Section 9 of the Information Act DCIS is required to comply with the Financial Management Act, Superannuation Act, Public Sector Employment and Management Act and other employment related legislation such as the Anti-Discrimination Act and Work Health Act. Through DCIS Corporate Directions 20032005 staff are made aware of the Agencys corporate governance system and the relevant statutes, and training in these matters is included in the agencys staff development plan. All policies, procedures and delegations including the Accounting and Property Manual are available to staff on the DCIS intranet. Links are provided to other NTG sites, which enable ready access to relevant legislation, Treasurers Directions and Employment Instructions.