Policies & Legislation

  • Department's Corporate Policies

    Contains information relating to the risk management framework, environmental policy, our commitment to workplace diversity, our Disability Action Plan, and our recruitment and reasonable adjustment policies.

  • Legislation

    Information on the Administrative Arrangements Order list, portfolio legislation and the status of legislation currently before Parliament.

  • Certifications
  • Procedures for determining breaches of the Code of Conduct and for determining sanction

    Signed statement by the Secretary Finn Pratt and information about breaches relating to the Australian Public Service (APS) Code of Conduct.

  • Public Interest Disclosure Procedure

    Signed procedures by the Secretary, Finn Pratt and information about public interest disclosures within the Department.

    Authorised officers can be contacted via publicinterestdisclosures@dss.gov.au or phoning 1800 007 952.

  • Fraud and Corruption Control

    Fraud and Corruption Control is everyone's business. In DSS, fraud and corruption control is the responsibility of the Assurance and Performance branch. DSS requires Staff to report all incidents of suspected or potential fraud and corruption to the Branch for assessment and possible investigation.

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