Last updated: 07 Aug 2015
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Resignation is not subject to specific provisions in the Public Service Act 1999. Common law and agency policies apply.
Termination of employment
The Public Service Act 1999 provides a number of specific grounds upon which the employment of an employee may be terminated.
Information on termination of employment can be found at Management essentials.
Guidance about separation of SES staff
Incentive to retire for SES
Section 37 of the Public Service Act 1999 allows an agency head to offer an SES employee an incentive to retire.
Transition to retirement arrangements for Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme members
The Government's transition to retirement arrangements permit superannuation schemes to allow members who have reached their preservation age to start receiving their superannuation benefit whilst remaining employed by the same employer.