A NSW Government website

NSW Industrial Relations
Making NSW Workplaces Fair For All

Circulars and Memoranda

Links to Department of Premier and Cabinet Circulars and Premier’s Memoranda that cover employee relations in the NSW public sector.

Public Sector Circulars

C2023-03 Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2022 Current
C2023-02 Meal, Travelling and Other Allowances for 2023-24 Current
C2023-01 Instruments of Authorisation and Delegation 2023 Current
C2022-08 Meal, Travelling and Other Allowances for 2021-22 and 2022-23 Superseded by C2023-02
C2022-06 Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2022 Superseded by C2023-03
C2022-05 Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2022) Award Current
C2022-04 Guidance for Government Sector Agencies regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations for their Employees Current
C2022-03 Employment Arrangements during COVID-19 Current
C2022-01 Instruments of Authorisation and Delegation 2022 Superseded by C2023-01
C2021-17 Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2021 Superseded by C2022-06
C2021-15 Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2021) Award Superseded by C2022-05
C2021-12 Instruments of Authorisation and Delegation 2021 Superseded by C2022-01
C2021-04 Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2020 Superseded by C2021-17
C2021-03 Meal, Travelling and Other Allowances for 2020-21 Superseded by C2022-08
C2021-01 Variation to the Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2019) Award Superseded by C2021-15
C2020-21 Instruments of Authorisation and Delegation 2020 Superseded by C2021-12
C2020-18 Dispute Resolution Current
C2020-17 NSW Public Sector Wages Policy 2011 Superseded by M2021-09
C2020-16 Military Leave - Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001 and Extension of Military Leave through 'Top Up' Pay Current
C2020-15 Deductions for Rent Directive Current
C2020-14 Superannuation Retrenchment Benefits Current
C2020-13 Notional Salary 2019-20 Current
C2020-12 Managing Accrued Recreation Leave Balances Current
C2020-11 Purchased Leave Policy Current
C2020-10 Managing Sick Leave Policy Current
C2020-09 Accessing Leave Entitlements and Flexible Work Hours Arrangements to Observe Days of Religious Significance Archived
C2020-08 Breastfeeding Policy Current
C2020-07 Domestic and Family Violence Workplace Support Policy – Guiding Principles for Agencies Current
C2020-06 Managing Industrial Action Current
C2020-05 Manual of Delegations 2014 Superseded by C2020-21

C2020-04

Privacy Guidelines on Disclosure of Information during Industrial Consultations

Current

C2020-03

Consultative Arrangements Policy and Guidelines 2012

Current

C2020-01

Employment Arrangements during COVID-19

Current

C2019-05

Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2019

Superseded by C2021-04

C2019-04

Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2019) Award

Superseded by C2021-01

C2019-03

Meal, Travelling and Other Allowances for 2019-20

Superseded by C2021-03

TC19-09

Industrial Relations: Notional Salary 2019-20 (PDF) 113 KB

Superseded by C2020-13

TC19-08

Industrial Relations: Domestic and Family Violence Workplace Support Policy – Guiding Principles for Agencies (PDF) 720 KB

Superseded by C2020-07

TC18-15

Industrial Relations: Meal Travelling and other Allowances for 2018-19

Superseded by
C2019-03

TC18-14

Industrial Relations: Meal Travelling and other Allowances for 2018-19

Superseded by TC18-15

TC18-12

Industrial Relations: Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2018

Superseded by C2019-05

TC18-11

Industrial Relations: Notional Salary 2018-19

Superseded by TC19-09

TC18-09

Industrial Relations: Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2018) Award

Superseded by
C2009-04

TC17-10

Review of Meal, Travelling and other Allowances

Superseded by TC18-14

TC17-09

Crown Employees (Wages Staff Rates of Pay 2017) Award

Superseded by TC18-12

TC17-08

Crown Employees (Public Sector – Salaries 2017) Award

Superseded by TC18-09

TC17-05

Industrial Relations: Notional Salary 2017-18

Superseded by TC18-11

TC17-01

Rostered Days Off for 2017 for Employees covered by the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award

Archived

TC16-10

Review of Meal, Travelling and other Allowances

Superseded by TC17-10

TC16-08

Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2016

Superseded by TC17-09

TC16-07

Crown Employees (Public Sector – Salaries 2016) Award

Superseded by TC17-08

TC16-04

Industrial Relations: Notional Salary 2016-17

Superseded by TC17-05

TC16-03

Managing Accrued Recreation Leave Balances

Superseded by C2020-12

TC15-20

Rostered Days Off for 2016 for Employees covered by the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award

Superseded by TC17-01

TC15-17

Review of Meal, Travelling and other Allowances

Superseded by TC16-10

TC15-15

Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2015

Superseded by TC16-08

TC15-14

Superannuation Retrenchment Benefits

Superseded by C2020-14

TC15-13

Mobility of Superannuation for Employees Transferring Employment between the NSW Public Sector, Local Government Sector and Electricity Distribution Sector

Current

TC15-12

Optional Access to Early Retirement Benefits

Current

TC15-10

Crown Employees (Public Sector – Salaries 2015) Award

Superseded by TC16-07

TC15-06

Notional Salary 2015-16

Superseded by TC16-04

TC15-04

Deductions for Rent Directive

Superseded by C2020-15

TC14-32

Rostered Days Off for 2015 for Employees covered by the Crown Employees (Skilled Trades) Award

Superseded by TC15-20

TC14-30

Review of Meal, Travelling and Other Allowances

Superseded by TC15-17

TC14-26

Crown Employees (Public Service Training Wage) Reviewed Award 2008

Current

TC14-25

Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2011

Superseded by TC15-15

TC14-24

Crown Employees (Public Sector – Salaries 2008) Award

Superseded by TC15-10

TC14-23

Consultative Arrangements Policy and Guidelines 2012

Superseded by C2020-03

TC14-22

Working Arrangements in an Influenza Pandemic

Superseded by C2020-01

TC14-21

Dispute Resolution

Superseded by C2020-18

TC14-20

Privacy Guidelines on Disclosure of Information during Industrial Consultations

Superseded by C2020-04

TC14-19

Manual of Delegations 2014

Superseded by C2020-05

TC14-18

NSW Public Sector Wages Policy 2011

Superseded by C2020-17

TC14-17

Managing Industrial Action

Superseded by C2020-06

TC14-16

Support for Employees Experiencing Domestic Violence

Superseded by TC19-08

TC14-15

Breastfeeding Policy

Superseded by C2020-08

TC14-14

Accessing Leave Entitlements and Flexible Work Hours Arrangements to Observe Days of Religious Significance

Superseded by C2020-09

TC14-13

Managing Sick Leave Policy

Superseded by C2020-10

TC14-12

Purchased Leave Policy

Superseded by C2020-11

TC14-11

Reduction of Accrued Recreation Leave Balances

Superseded by TC16-03

TC14-10

Military Leave-Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001 and Extension of Military Leave through 'Top Up' Pay

Superseded by C2020-16

TC13-07

Review of Meal, Travelling and other Allowances

Superseded by TC14-30

TC13-06

Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award 2011

Superseded by TC14-25

TC13-05

Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2008) Award

Superseded by TC14-24

PSIR C2012-03

Review of Meal, Travelling and Other Allowances (PDF) 50 KB

Superseded by TC13-07

PSIR C2012-02

Crown Employees Wages Staff (Rates of Pay) Award (PDF) 44 KB

Superseded by TC13-06

PSIR C2012-01

Crown Employees (Public Sector Salaries – 2008) Award (PDF) 39 KB

Superseded by TC13-05

Premier’s Memoranda

M2023-06

NSW Government Workforce Mobility Placement Policy Current

M2023-04

NSW Government Fair Pay and Bargaining Policy 2023 Current

M2023-03

Declared Natural Disasters – Leave Provisions and Other Information Current

M2023-02

Christmas Closedown for the years 2023-2026 Current

M2022-13

Support for Employees experiencing domestic and family violence

Current

M2022-09

Paid Leave in the Event of a Miscarriage, Pre-Term Birth or When Undergoing Fertility Treatment

 Current

M2022-08

Paid Parental Leave – Parent with responsibility for care associated with the birth, adoption, altruistic surrogacy or permanent out-of-home care placement of a child

 Current

M2022-05

NSW Public Sector Wages Policy 2022

Superseded by M2023-12

M2022-02

Management of Industrial Disputes and Bargaining Matters

Superseded by M2023-12

M2021-13

NSW Public Sector Wages Policy - August 2021

Superseded by M2022-05

M2021-12

Paid Parental Leave

Superseded by M2022-08

M2021-11

Paid Leave in the Event of a Miscarriage or Pre-Term Birth

Superseded by M2022-09

M2021-09

NSW Public Sector Wages Policy 2021

Superseded by M2021-13

M2019-03

Christmas Closedown for the years 2019-2022

Superseded by M2023-02

M2018-03

Support for Employees Experiencing Domestic and Family Violence

Superseded by M2022-13

M2018-02

Support for employees engaged in altruistic surrogacy and permanent out of home care parenting arrangements

Current

M2016-01

Christmas Closedown 2016-2018

Superseded by M2019-03

M2015-06

Christmas Closedown 2015-2016

Superseded by
M2016-01

M2014-10

Christmas Closedown 2014-2015

Superseded by
M2015-06

M2013-10

Christmas Closedown 2013-2014

Superseded by
M2014-10