The (the Act) outlines the values, employment principles and standards that apply to public officials and all public sector employers. Under this Act, the Victorian Public Sector Commissioner must promote the public sector values and principles and issue standards concerning the application of the principles. The principle of equal employment opportunity is a binding standard and should be read alongside equal employment opportunity guidelines issued by the .
Both Commonwealth and Victorian equal opportunity legislation apply to the Department as an employer and to Department employees.
Reviewed 03 April 2020