Ethics

The maintenance of high ethical values is critical to the maintenance and enhancement of public trust and confidence in government and government services.

The PSA has established an ethics network to develop and promote a members’ perspective on issues of public sector ethics. Ethics are at the heart of public sector professionalism and to be vigilantly safeguarded.


Media Releases

State Sector Retirement funds must stop investing in arms companies

Members of a government-implemented super scheme will be deeply disappointed their savings are being invested in companies which make cluster bombs or nuclear weapons, the PSA says.

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OIA review finds more support needed to improve results

The Public Service Association (PSA) says there is much to support in the Chief Ombudsman’s report into the operation of the Official Information Act.

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News from the PSA. Sexual harassment guidelines
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Sexual harassment guidelines

The State Services Commission and the Ministry for Women have developed a policy guideline on prevention and response to workplace sexual harassment.

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Integrity in New Zealand

Transparency International New Zealand has written an open letter to the Prime Minister about integrity issues.

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National integrity

On 8 May, Transparency International is hosting “Continuing the Conversation about NZ National Integrity Systems: Key Findings” at Rutherford Lecture Theatre 2, Victoria University, Wellington.

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Ethics advisory service

In Australia the Ethics Advisory Service is available to all Australian Public Service (APS) employees who want advice on ethical issues in the workplace and on how to make sound decisions around these issues.

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