Job Permanency On the Cards for Public Sector Employees

Permanent jobs will soon be available for contract public sector staff, boosting their job security. Up to 13,000 casual and fixed-term staff will be eligible for permanency, to create “continuity of work” for employees. “Fixed term employees often face uncertainty, which makes it difficult to plan for the future,” Premier Mark McGowan said. “Workers will…

Structural Changes Expected Following State Government Review

The State Government will undertake further structural changes as part of a wide ranging review into government service delivery, accountability and efficiency. Labor’s promised Service Priority Review will examine the functions, operations and culture of the Western Australian public sector as a key election commitment, investigating the structure of government and identifying opportunities for further agency…

Public Sector Face Overhaul As McGowan Identify Savings

The McGowan Government have announced major changes to the public sector with aims to improve efficiency. This is the biggest overhaul to the public sector in decades, as the Labor Government start to follow through on some of their pre-election promises. Premier McGowan says, “I’m ushering in new leadership, new departmental mandates and new opportunities…

Barnett cuts 1200 jobs from Public Sector

Premier Barnett and Treasurer Troy Buswell together announced the bad news of public sector job cuts on Thursday morning. The decision comes after it’s been discovered that the state’s finance is not in a good shape. It’s expected the job cuts can save the government up to 2 billion dollars. The Treasurer has said that…