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Page last updated 11 November 2013

  • Targeted separation scheme 2014-2015 guidelines

    14 November 2014

    As announced recently by the Premier, a targeted voluntary separation offer for approximately 1,500 employees who are, or are likely to become surplus to requirements within relevant general government sector agencies will be offered. 

    Achieving this target will be met through two employment separation strategies involving:

  • Premier’s Awards 2014 ceremony

    11 November 2014

    On Wednesday 5 November, the 2014 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management were presented in a twilight ceremony in the Premier’s Cabinet Rooms at Hale House.

    The Premier’s Awards were established in 1996, and recognise exceptional performance and outstanding service delivery to the community.

    Fifty entries were received this year from state and local government agencies across metropolitan and regional areas.

  • Appointment of Director General, Department of Regional Development

    6 November 2014

    The Public Sector Commissioner announced that the Governor in Executive Council has approved the appointment of Mr David (Ralph) Addis to the office of Director General, Department of Regional Development for a five (5) year term commencing on 11 November 2014.

    Mr Addis was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Wunan Foundation, where he worked to develop the organisation’s commercial, strategic and social change capabilities.

  • Appointment of Chief Executive Officer, Lotterywest

    5 November 2014

    The Public Sector Commissioner announced that the Governor in Executive Council has approved the appointment of Mr Paul Andrew to the position titled Chief Executive Officer, Lotterywest for a five (5) year term commencing on 2 February 2015.

    Mr Andrew is currently Chief Executive Officer, Surf Life Saving Western Australia.

    The Public Sector Commissioner extended his congratulations to Mr Andrew on his appointment to the position.

    Contact:
    Office of the Commissioner 6552 8551

  • Appointment of Director, Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission

    2 October 2014

    The Public Sector Commissioner announced that the Administrator in Executive Council has approved the appointment of Mr Shayne Flanagan to the chief executive officer position titled Director, Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission for a five (5) year term commencing on 14 October 2014.

    Mr Flanagan is the former Chief Executive Officer, Esperance Port Authority.

    The Public Sector Commissioner extended his congratulations to Mr Flanagan on his appointment to the position.

  • Reappointment of Director General, Department of Agriculture and Food

    3 September 2014

    The Public Sector Commissioner Mal Wauchope announced that the Administrator in Executive Council approved the reappointment of Mr Rob Delane PSM to the offices of Director General, Department of Agriculture and Food and Chief Executive Officer, Rural Business Development Corporation.
  • Two appointments to chief executive positions

    20 August 2014

    The Public Sector Commissioner announced that His Excellency the Administrator in Executive Council has approved the following appointments to chief executive positions:

  • Public Sector Commission 2015 graduate program

    15 August 2014

    To secure a job that commences in late January 2015, apply for the Public Sector Commission’s graduate program.

    The Commission leads the sector in public administration and provides expertise to enhance the integrity, effectiveness and efficiency of public sector agencies and employees.

    The Commission particularly encourages applications from graduates with degrees in Human Resource Management, Law, Organisational Psychology, Public Policy, Humanities, Industrial (Employment) Relations or Business.

  • Reappointment of Chief Executive Officer, WorkCover WA

    5 August 2014

    The Public Sector Commissioner today announced that His Excellency the Administrator in Executive Council has approved the reappointment of Ms Michelle Reynolds to the office of Chief Executive Officer, WorkCover WA. Ms Reynolds’ reappointment is a for a five year term commencing on 22 September 2014 and concluding on 21 September 2019.

    Ms Reynolds was first appointed to the office of Chief Executive Officer, WorkCover WA in September 2009. 

    The reappointment followed consultation with the Minister for Commerce and the Chairman, WorkCover WA.

  • Appointment - Director General, Department of Culture and the Arts

    17 June 2014

    The Public Sector Commissioner today announced that the Governor in Executive Council has approved the appointment of Mr Duncan Ord OAM to the position of Director General, Department of Culture and the Arts for a five year term commencing on 1 July 2014.
  • Appointment - Commissioner for Equal Opportunity, Equal Opportunity Commission

    1 May 2014

    The Public Sector Commissioner today announced that the Governor in Executive Council has approved the appointment of Ms Allanah Lucas to the position of Commissioner for Equal Opportunity, Equal Opportunity Commission for a one (1) year term commencing on 6 May 2014.

    Ms Lucas has been undertaking the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity, Equal Opportunity Commission position since 28 June 2013.

    The Public Sector Commissioner extended his gratitude to Ms Lucas for her ongoing contribution to the Western Australian public sector.

     

  • Reappointment of Chief Executive Officer, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority

    15 April 2014

    The Acting Public Sector Commissioner today announced that the Governor in Executive Council has approved the reappointment of Mr Mark Webb PSM to the office of Chief Executive Officer, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority. Mr Webb’s reappointment is effective from 23 November 2014 for a five (5) year term. 

    Mr Webb has held the position of Chief Executive Officer, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority since November 2004. 

    The reappointment followed consultation with the Minister for Environment and the Chairperson of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority. 

  • Reappointment of Chief Executive Officer, ChemCentre (WA)

    15 April 2014

    The Acting Public Sector Commissioner today announced that the Governor in Executive Council has approved the reappointment of Mr Peter Millington to the office of Chief Executive Officer, ChemCentre (WA). Mr Millington’s reappointment is effective from 8 June 2014 for a three year term.

    Mr Millington was first appointed to the Chief Executive Officer, ChemCentre (WA) position on 8 June 2009. 

    The reappointment followed consultation with the Minister for Science and the Acting Chairman, ChemCentre (WA). 

  • Appointment of Director General, Department of Planning

    1 April 2014

    The Acting Public Sector Commissioner today announced that the Governor in Executive Council has approved the appointment of Ms Gail McGowan to the chief executive officer position titled Director General, Department of Planning.

    Ms McGowan’s appointment is effective from 7 April 2014 for a term of five (5) years. 

    Ms McGowan is currently Deputy Director General, State Initiatives, Department of State Development.

    The Acting Public Sector Commissioner extended her congratulations to Ms McGowan on her appointment to the position.

  • Transfer of Director General – Department of Local Government and Communities

    20 March 2014

    The Public Sector Commissioner today announced that on 18 March 2014, the Governor in Executive Council approved the transfer of Ms Jennifer Mathews from the performance of other functions in the senior executive service (SES) to the office of Director General, Department of Local Government and Communities. Ms Mathews’ term in the position is effective from 18 March 2014 to 30 March 2018.

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