VPS enterprise agreement common policies
The common policies apply to all VPS departments and agencies (i.e. employers) and their employees covered by the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2016 (“VPS Agreement”).
Leading the way: Occupational health and safety
The Victorian public sector has developed Leading the way, a shared vision for an engaged workforce that is mentally and physically safe, so it can meet the needs of the community.
The VPSC undertakes research, provides advice, and develops resources on a range of topics to support organisational leaders, HR staff and mangers to effectively manage complex organisational dynamics
VPSC supports public sector managers with information, tools and resources to help them successfully assess, implement and manage the tasks required.
Succession risk management
The succession risk management toolkit provides a framework for assisting senior leaders across the Victorian public sector to identify and mitigate succession risks.
Creating great places to work
Each year the Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC) surveys staff about how well the values and employment principles are applied in their organisation through the People Matter Survey.
Emergency human resources response
Victorian public sector employers can develop their HR response to emergencies, such as natural disasters, outbreaks of infectious disease or other unforeseen incidents.
How positive is your work environment
This toolkit provides a quick check of your workplace from three perspectives; organisational, management and individual.
Inclusive employee assistance programs
Use this guide when you need to engage employee assistance program providers.
Case study: Leading ESTA during a time of crisis and reform
The following case study has been prepared by the VPSC, based on an interview conducted with Stephen Leane, former CEO, Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority in April 2023.