Extended Operating Hours for M&PS Help Desks
A three-month trial of extended hours of operation for the M&PS Help Desks will commence from 5 December 2016. During this time, the M&PS Help Desks will be open between 8:30am to 8:00pm AEDT.
FCm Parliament House Travel Office
From Thursday 22 Dec 2016 to Friday 30 Dec 2016 inclusive, not including public holidays, the FCm Parliament House Travel Office hours will be 9am to 5.00pm. The After Hours Assist Team (1300 762 027) will be available outside of these hours
Review Committee Recommendations
The terms ‘entitlements’ and ‘benefits’ are progressively being replaced with ‘work expenses’ throughout this website (Recommendation 2a). Further advice will be provided as other Review Committee recommendations are implemented.
Topics of Interest
Early Pay Cut-Offs for Christmas & New Year
Due to the Christmas/New Year public holidays and the annual closedown the:
- cut-off for pay day 15 Dec 16 has been brought forward to Monday 5 Dec 16
- cut-off for pay day 29 Dec 16 is Tuesday 13 Dec 16.
Any documents that will affect your pay must be received in M&PS by the above deadlines for inclusion in the specified pay days.
Leave applications for the Christmas & New Year period
Leave applications over the Christmas/New Year period for absences on days other than the period 26 December 16 to 1 January 17 should be submitted via Online HR or forwarded to MOPSPay&Conditions@finance.gov.au.
Ministerial Circular 2016/13: Ballot Result - MOP(S) Act Enterprise Agreement
The ballot for the proposed Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019 has been successful. The enterprise agreement was supported by 50.53 per cent of the valid votes cast (714 yes/699 no).
Ministerial Circular 2016/12: Ballot for new MOP(S) Act Enterprise Agreement
A ballot to seek approval of the proposed Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019 will commence on Monday 21 November 2016. The ballot will close at 2.00pm on Friday 25 November 2016.
Departmental Circular 2016/11: Determinations for Electorate Officer Positions, Staff Travel and Relief Staff
Determinations for electorate officer positions,staff travel and relief staff.
Departmental Circular 2016/08: Work Health and Safety Arrangements for MOP(S) Act Employees
This circular explains the work health and safety (WHS) systems and arrangements Finance has put in place to assist MOP(S) Act employees to meet their WHS duties.