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Gifts Benefits and Bequests Policy
This policy sets out the expectations of FACS staff when offered or receiving a gift, benefit or bequest.
Conflicts of Interest (COI) Policy
This policy provides guidance to staff about addressing conflicts of interest and should be read in conjunction with the Code of Ethical Conduct.
Code of Ethical Conduct
This policy identifies mandatory and other requirements for the conduct of all FACS’ workers, consistent with Public Service Commissioner Direction No 1 of 2015 and the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.
Secondary Employment and Private Work Policy For Senior Executives
This policy is to promote and enhance governance and probity management of FACS' Senior Executives through the establishment of a consistent and centralised approach in the reporting of private interests.
Restrictive Practices Resources chemical restraint guidance
A chemical restraint is a restrictive practice that involves the use of a medication or chemical substance, often referred to as psychotropic medications, for the primary purpose of influencing a person’s behaviour.
Domestic Violence Policy Statement
FACS Housing's commitment to improving access to accommodation for those experiencing domestic and family violence
This Policy outlines the Family and Community Services’ (FACS) principles and objectives regarding the management of customer complaints and feedback, and the standard of behavior expected from all FACS workers in dealing with these matters.
RPA - How to access an RPA Panel
A Restrictive Practices Authorisation (RPA) Panel is required to authorise the use of restrictive practices included in a Behaviour Support Plan.
2018 FACS Privacy Management Plan
This Plan demonstrates how The Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) protects the privacy of the people we provide services and support to, as well as their families and carers,our staff and contractors,and other [...]
Guidelines for the Release of FACS Unit Record Information and Data
Guidelines for the release of FACS unit record information and data to any external agency or third party