Enterprise Agreement 2018-21
On 12 September 2018, the Australian Public Service Commissioner Peter Woolcott AO, approved the OOSGG remuneration proposal and Determination 2018/01. This Determination applies in addition to the OOSGG Enterprise Agreement 2015-2018.
The purpose of this revised Determination is to provide staff with increases to their existing salaries, to the effect of 6% over three years, while maintaining the terms and conditions under the OOSGG Enterprise Agreement 2015-2018.
Since 2016-17, the Office has published information about the remuneration of its senior executives and other highly paid staff. This information, published in accordance with guidelines of the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet, provides transparency of remuneration of senior executives and other highly paid officials of Commonwealth entities and companies.
Senate File List
In accordance with the Senate tabling requirements for Commonwealth departments and agencies (under Senate Continuing Order no. 5), the lists of new files created by the Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General can be found here:
- 1 January 2012 - 31 December 2015
- 1 January 2016 - 30 June 2016
- 1 July 2016 - 31 December 2016
- 1 January 2017 - 30 June 2017
- 1 July 2017 - 31 December 2017
- 1 January 2018 - 30 June 2018
Senate Order on Government Agency Contracts
Pursuant to the Senate Order for Entity Contracts, information on contracts entered into by the Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General, which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more and which (a) have not been fully performed as at 30 June 2019 or (b) which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 30 June 2019 are available in the Austender website. The amounts show the total amount expected to be spent over the life of the entire contract unless otherwise indicated.
The Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General does not have any grants, sale of goods/services, disposal arrangements and other financial arrangements that are within the Senate Order threshold as stated above.
Some of the contracts listed may contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties that may be obtained or generated in carrying out the contract.The accountable authority of the Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General has assured that the listed contracts do not contain any inappropriate confidentiality provisions.
The reasons for including such clauses include:
- ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, propriety information and the like; and/or
- protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.
Reconciliation Action Plan
The Office's Reconciliation Action Plan is currently being updated.
The Office's Heritage Strategy is currently being updated.
Commonwealth Purchase Order and Contract Terms
The Office's Purchase Order and Contract Terms are available on the Department of Finance's Commonwealth Contracting Suite (CCS) webpage).