The following pages provide more information on the movement of staff:
Agencies moving into the Australian Public Service
General information for agencies moving into the Australian Public Service (APS) from non-APS Commonwealth employment.
Assignment of duties within an APS agency
Information on circumstances when an agency head may, from time to time, assign or re-assign duties to an employee within an agency and determine the location at which those duties are to be performed.
Engagement of ACT Public Service employees as APS employees
An ACTPS employee who is selected on merit for a job in an APS agency may be engaged as an APS employee but conditions may be imposed on the engagement
Machinery of Government changes
Machinery of Government (MoG) changes (or administrative re-arrangements) are terms that are commonly used to describe organisational or functional changes affecting the Commonwealth
Movement between APS agencies
An agency head (or delegate) may enter into an agreement in writing with an APS employee for the employee to move to the agency head’s agency from another agency
Movement between the Parliamentary Service and the APS
The Parliamentary Service is a separate entity from the Australian Public Service (APS). However, there are specific arrangements in place which deal with movement of staff between the two Services.
Secondments to, from or within the APS
'Secondment' is not specifically provided for in the Public Service Act. Yet it is well-recognised that a person who works for one employer can be 'seconded' to work for a second employer.