The Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work and gather, and their continuing connection to land and waters. We pay respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We pay tribute to the diversity of First Nations peoples of Australia and their ongoing culture.
Aboriginal employment in the NTPS, Aboriginal employee network, Aboriginal employee forum.
Inclusion and diversity
Inclusion and diversity in the Northern Territory Public Sector, disability employment.
Employment conditions and appeals and grievances
NTPS conditions, agreements, pay, enterprise agreement negotiations, NTPS appeals and grievances, support and counselling.
What we are doing
The Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS) Capability and Leadership Framework (CLF) has been completely refreshed and a new NTPS Capability Framework (CF) has been launched.
Gather with like minded people and share your views on trends, practices and innovation.
The new code of conduct for the Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS) is now in effect.
People with disability in the workplace are not alone. The purpose of the Disability Reference Group is to support employees with disability in the Northern Territory Public Sector.
The Pre-employment Screening Guideline has been developed to outline the requirements for screening applicants seeking employment in the Northern Territory Public Sector.
The Champions of Inclusion (COI) network, made up of passionate Chief Executive Officers from across the Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS), spoke candidly on camera about how inclusion and diversity affects the NTPS workforce.
Last week, the 2-day Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS) Aboriginal Employee Forum was held in Alice Springs. Each year, the forum comes to Alice Springs and Darwin with the Darwin forum to be held in late 2022.
A prevention of sexual harassment policy has been developed for the Northern Territory Public Service (NTPS).
On Monday 11 October 2021, the Commissioner for Public Employment launched the NTPS Mentally Healthy Workplace Framework at the start of National Mental Health Week.
The Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS) needs a workforce that reflects the community it serves. It has set a global target of working towards 16% Aboriginal employment sector wide and 10% participation in senior or executive roles by 2020.
Vicki Telfer, Commissioner for Public Employment
Welcome to the OCPE website. As the statutory employer for NT Public Sector employees, my office is a central agency within the NTPS, responsible for public sector workforce management and development, industrial relations, Aboriginal employment and career development and reviews of NTPS employee treatment. In addition to formulating strategic whole of sector employment policies for the NTPS and negotiating employment conditions, this office is responsible for administering the NT Public Holidays and Long Service Leave Acts, which apply across the Northern Territory and to the private sector.