The Commission’s ethical standards are governed by a legislative framework common to most Commonwealth Government agencies and includes the:
- Public Service Act 1999
- Public Service Regulations 1999
- Public Service Amendment Act 2013
- Australian Public Service Commissioner’s Directions 2013, and
- Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.
From 1 July 2014 the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 came into effect.
Information on ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance can be found at Appendix N. Information on freedom of information and the Information Publication Scheme can also be found at Appendix N.
Fair Work Commission Values
The Fair Work Commission Values guide the activities of staff and were designed to operate alongside the APS Values.
The Commission’s values are:
- commitment to service
- leadership, and
These values are intended to guide staff in their daily work and in their interactions with colleagues and the community. They are embedded in the recruitment processes, the reward and recognition program, and the performance management process followed by the Commission.