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PM&C has a number of committees that support the Secretary. These are outlined in Table 3.1.

Table 3.1: Departmental committees and their membership and purposes



Executive Board

Provides senior leadership and strategic direction over the delivery of government and other departmental priorities. It makes key decisions and reviews risks with a primary focus on strategic planning in policy and operational matters, performance monitoring, culture and resource allocation.

Audit Committee

Provides independent advice and assistance to the Secretary and the Executive Board on PM&C’s risk, control and compliance framework and its external accountability responsibilities.

Operations Committee

Provides assurance to the Secretary and Executive Board regarding PM&C’s performance and compliance with internal and external requirements.

People Committee

Provides whole-of-department direction and input into organisational development, cultural and human resources matters. The committee supports the Chief People Officer and Chief Operating Officer to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary and the Executive Board on key human resources issues.

Inclusion and Diversity Committee

Drives and promotes inclusion and diversity initiatives and change within PM&C. The committee also provides strategic advice on PM&C’s inclusion and diversity strategy and objectives, as well as their alignment to business goals.