Process, timing requirements and templates

Section 45 CEOs

2018/19  performance cycle

The 2018/19  CEO performance agreement is to be signed by the CEO and responsible authority (Minister/s and Board Chair (if applicable) and submitted to the Public Sector Commission no later than close of business 31 October 2018. The Commission will then arrange for the Public Sector Commissioner to sign the agreement. This will then be returned to the CEO.

State Training Providers (TAFE colleges)

2017 Assessment

Managing Directors 2017 CEO Performance Assessments were due at the Public Sector Commission on 29 March 2018.

2018 Agreement        

Managing Directors 2018 CEO Performance Agreements were due at the Public Sector Commission on 30 April 2018

2018 Assessments

Managing Directors 2018 CEO Performance Assessments will be due at the Public Sector Commission in late March 2019. Further details to be provided early in 2019. 

2019 Agreement

A template for the Managing Directors 2019 CEO Performance Agreement will be made available late in 2018. 


For the 2018/19 performance cycle a single simplified template has been prepared. This template provides for SES organisations and Departments with multiple Minister’s to amend the template accordingly. 

CEOs, and acting CEOs, appointed under section 45 of the Public Sector Management Act 1994, must complete either:


For queries regarding the CEO performance agreement framework and process requirements, please contact Mr Dan Volaric, Deputy Commissioner on (08) 6552 8601 or by email at    

Page last updated 21 August 2018