A lead operational agency will be established to strengthen cyber security readiness and response as well as make it easier for people and organisations to get help, Minister for the Public Service Andrew Little says.
The Government continues progress on the survivor-led independent redress system for historic abuse in care, with the announcement of the design and advisory group members today.
The Government has appointed the co-chairs to design a survivor-led independent redress system for historic abuse in care.
A secure facility that will house protected information for a broad range of government agencies is being constructed at RNZAF Base Auckland (Whenuapai).
The Government welcomes progress on public sector pay adjustment (PSPA) agreements, and the release of the updated public service pay guidance by the Public Service Commission today.
New Zealand’s Fourth National Action Plan under the Open Government Partnership was made public today.
The Abuse in Care Royal Commission’s case study Inquiry into the Lake Alice Child and Adolescent Unit has been presented to Parliament.
A phased roll-out of faster claim payments for survivors of abuse in State care has begun, with the first claimants now receiving offers.
Minister for the Public Service Chris Hipkins has today announced the appointment of Ms Rebecca Kitteridge CVO as Deputy Public Service Commissioner.
Work is under way on preliminary steps to improve the Government’s support for survivors of abuse in care while a new, independent redress system is designed.
The Government is interested in exploring with public sector unions a pay adjustment proposal, the Minister for the Public Service Chris Hipkins said today.
Significant improvements are being made in New Zealand workplaces to better protect whistleblowers.
The Government has today released the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry report and is starting work on developing a new, independent, survivor-focused redress system.
Some of the lowest paid workers in government will be moved to the living wage, with a direction to extend it to contractors in the cleaning, catering and security guard sectors.
Minister for the Public Service Chris Hipkins today announced the appointment of Heather Baggott as the second Deputy Public Service Commissioner.
The Government’s Workforce Policy Statement issued today sets out its expectations for pay and employment relations in the Public Sector, the Minister of Finance and Minister for the Public Service say.
An interim report by the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care, released today, is a deeply moving record of the State’s past failings in looking after citizens in its care, Minister for the Public Service Chris Hipkins says.
Minister for the Public Service Chris Hipkins announced today that Public Service Commissioner Peter Hughes CNZM has been reappointed for three years.