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Employee performance

As a Queensland Government employee, you are required to improve all aspects of your performance, under section 26 of the Public Service Act 2008 (PDF, 1.17MB).

The public service values and the Code of Conduct (PDF, 140KB) also set the standard for employees and should be used to underpin discussions about how we approach our work.

Managers

As a manager, you must proactively manage the performance and conduct of your staff, and take appropriate action if it is unacceptable.

Under section 26 of the Public Service Act 2008, managers have the responsibility to:

  • ensure their staff are aware of the work performance and personal conduct principles
  • proactively manage the performance and conduct of their staff
  • take prompt and appropriate action if unacceptable performance or conduct arises.

Chief executives

Chief executives have a legislated responsibility to promote performance management in the public service, under section 26 of the Public Service Act 2008:

Conduct and performance resources

Access resources about conduct and performance management (Queensland Government staff only).