Policy and Procedural Information

The Merit Protection Commissioner has discretion not to conduct a review in certain circumstances (Public Service Regulation 5.23). Click here to access the Merit Protection Commissioner’s Policy on exercise of discretion.

The Merit Protection Commissioner has issued instructions for the procedures that must be followed by Promotion Review Committees (Public Service Regulation 5.15). Click here to access these procedures.

The Merit Protection Commissioner has issued procedures for conducting Code of Conduct inquiries on behalf of agencies and departments.

Click here to access the Australian Public Service procedures for undertaking an inquiry.

Click here to access the procedures for the Parliamentary Service procedures for undertaking an inquiry.

The Merit Protection Commissioner has issued guidelines and instructions for Independent Selection Advisory Committees.

Click here to access the Guidelines and here to access the Instructions.