Public sector information

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Discussion paper

The shared power principle

This paper looks at how governments, the public sector, their partners and citizens can play – and are already playing – a more meaningful role in shaping policies that impact on their lives and their communities.
Report

Unauthorised access and disclosure of information held by the Victorian public sector

This report provides an overview of the key risks associated with unauthorised access and disclosure of information by Victorian public sector employees. It explores the drivers of these risks, as well as potential prevention, reporting and detection measures.
Guide

The Australian government guide to regulation

This guide is intended to be read by every member of the Australian Public Service involved in policy making—from the most junior member of the policy team to the departmental secretary. It provides the context for regulation and encourages policy makers to think about regulatory...
Report

The Chief Archivist's report on the state of government recordkeeping 2018/19

This report presents findings from an Information Management (IM) survey conducted over a 6 month period with 254 New Zealand public sector organisations, including 176 public offices and 78 local authorities.
Discussion paper

Privacy and responsible information sharing for the Western Australian public sector: discussion paper

This discussion paper outlines proposed legislative arrangements for privacy and responsible information sharing for the Western Australian public sector.
Guide

Clean as a whistle: a five step guide to better whistleblowing policy and practice in business and government

This guide works as a companion to new regulatory requirements, formal guidance and standards for whistleblowing policies and programs. The findings and key actions will help everyone with a commitment to integrity – organisations and policymakers alike – act to ensure the positive role of...
Guide

Severance payments: a guide for the public sector

This guide is intended to help public sector employers when considering making a severance payment to a departing employee. It replaces our 2012 publication, and has been updated to reflect more recent case law and changes in accounting standards.
Guide

Best practice guide to applying data sharing principles

This guide has been written to assist agencies holding Australian government data to safely and effectively share the data they are responsible for by using five data sharing principles.
Report

The future of public sector forecasting in Australian agriculture

This paper explores the future of public sector agricultural forecasting in the context of the past evolution of ABARES work. It identifies a range of challenges and opportunities for people involved in public sector forecasting.
Guide

Direct negotiations - guidelines for managing risks

ICAC has released these guidelines to help NSW public sector agencies involved in direct negotiations with external parties to manage corruption risks, but recommends they avoid the practice if possible, due to the high level of those risks.