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24 August, 2010

State Sector Amendment Bill introduced

The State Sector Management Bill has been introduced to the House of Representatives. The Bill is an omnibus Bill providing for machinery of government changes across several agencies.

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6 August, 2010

More Government information for reuse

The release of the New Zealand Government Open Access and Licensing framework (NZGOAL) today is a significant step towards increasing the release of government held material for re-use, and more open and transparent government, says Minister of State Services Tony Ryall.

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3 August, 2010

Government to review spending on policy advice

As part of its drive to deliver better frontline public services, the Government today announced a review of spending on policy advice across its departments and agencies, which increased significantly under the previous government.

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18 June, 2010

Minister of State Services - Opening address State Services Senior Leaders Development Conference

Speech Notes - Opening address State Services Senior Leaders Development Conference, Wellington Town Hall, 18 June 2010

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1 June, 2010

Implementation of Changes to Public Service Agencies

State Services Minister Tony Ryall has today announced the final decisions on the changes to a small number of government agencies to drive improved sector performance.

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1 June, 2010

Labour Cost Index - May 2010

"Overall, the Government's message of restraint in the public sector wage bill is being heard," says State Services Minister Tony Ryall.

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1 June, 2010

Government revises Pay Expectations for State sector

The Minister of State Services, Mr Tony Ryall, today released updated Expectations for Pay and Employment Conditions in the State Sector.

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31 May, 2010

More State sector chief executives' pay to be public

More State sector chief executives will have their salaries publicly disclosed in the next State Services Commission annual report in October.

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7 May, 2010

Learning State to become a separate entity

The Minister of State Services, Mr Tony Ryall, today announced that Learning State, the Industry Training Organization currently part of the State Services Commission, will become a separate entity on 1 July 2010.

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3 May, 2010

Speech at IPANZ Excellence Awards

This evening is the announcement of the finalists for the IPANZ Gen-i Public Sector Excellence awards, encouraging high standards and excellence in service of New Zealand.

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22 April, 2010

State sector workers remain engaged despite tough times

Recent employee engagement surveys of State sector workplaces show staff engagement has remained constant over the last 12 months.

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15 April, 2010

Public service customers more satisfied

New Zealanders are generally happier with the standard of service they're getting from front line public services.

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25 March, 2010

State sector changes to improve performance

State Services Minister Tony Ryall today announced changes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government agencies.

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17 March, 2010

Government cap holds as resources shift to frontline

State Services Minister Tony Ryall has released the second six-monthly update on the government's cap of core government administration.

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10 November, 2009

Public Service bureaucracy growth halted

State Services Minister Tony Ryall says a report released today confirms the Government has halted the growth in public service bureaucracy.

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10 September, 2009

Growth in Govt bureaucracy halted

State Services Minister Tony Ryall today announced that the growth in the core government administration has been halted.

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7 July, 2009

Speech to State Services Senior Leaders Development Conference

Opening address at DevCon 2009 (State Services Senior Leaders Development Conference) - “Transforming Service Delivery - Focus on the Frontline” Wellington Town Hall, 18 June 2009

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12 May, 2009

Redeployment option for State servants

State Services Minister Tony Ryall has announced a redeployment option to help match State servants who are made redundant with other jobs in the State Services.

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7 April, 2009

Deputy State Services Commissioner Appointed

State Services Minister Tony Ryall has announced the appointment of Mr John Ombler to the position of Deputy State Services Commissioner at the State Services Commission.

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26 March, 2009

Government caps core government administration and pledges better performance

The Minister of State Services Tony Ryall today announced a cap on the number of core government administration staff in the Public Service and selected Crown entities – effective immediately.

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19 February, 2009

State sector pay expectations released

The State Services Minister Tony Ryall today released the Government’s Expectations for Pay and Employment Conditions in the State Sector, and says there is recognition in the state sector that the private sector is hurting.

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13 February, 2009

Speech to State Services Policy Leaders Forum

Speech to State Services Policy Leaders Forum, Banquet Hall, Parliament 12 February 2009

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4 February, 2009

Government departments to pay bills promptly

State Services Minister Tony Ryall has announced that government departments have been directed to make sure they pay their bills on time, or earlier, especially invoices from small and medium-sized business suppliers.

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3 February, 2009

Government Shared Network to be discontinued

State Services Minister Tony Ryall has announced the previous government's Government shared Network (GSN) is to be discontinued because it is financially unsustainable. Participating government agencies will be moved to a new provider in the private sector.

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17 December, 2008

SSC Briefing to Minister of State Services Released

State Services Minister Tony Ryall today released the Briefing to the Incoming Minister of State Services from the State Services Commission.

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