The Government Sector Employment Act 2013 provides a new and streamlined statutory framework devoted solely to the NSW Government Sector Employment and Workforce Management. The GSE Act is part of the strategy to modernise the NSW public sector.
The Act establishes two main employment structures: the government sector, and within that, the Public Service. Read about the government sector.
Two of the Act's key reform areas are the structure of the sector's executive, and the employment arrangements and management practices that apply to both executive and non-executive employees.
Government Sector Employment Act 2013
Key Features of the GSE Act (PDF 1.3MB)
GSE/PSEM Acts Comparison Table (PDF 71.6KB)
GSE Regulation & Rules
The Government Sector Employment Act 2013 is supported by a regulation and rules created under the Act.
Factsheet on the GSE Regulation and Rules (PDF 70.9KB)
Government Sector Employment Regulation 2014
GSE/PSEM Regulations Comparison Table (PDF 61.8KB)
Government Sector Employment Rules 2014
These guidelines sets out a principles-based approach to guide the Public Service Commissioner in considering whether to exercise the power of inquiry under section 83 of the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.
Guideline: Inquiries into the administration and management of government sector agencies (PDF 627.2KB)
Read more about Public Service Commission guidelines