The Chief Commissioner has written to the President, PRSB to request continue to support the Board's ability to inquire into and report on matters contained in the sworn enterprise agreements. The purpose of the correspondence is to clarify the matters that the Board may inquire into and report on under the standing referral.
The President has issued a new Special Practice Note: Appeals. It applies to positions advertised in the Gazette from the 13th of April. It covers changes to the PRSB process that emerge from recent changes to the TPU process, as well as temporary changes due to the Victoria Government response to COVID-19.
Due to the current state of emergency priority will be given to applications for registration from former members who resigned from Victoria Police within the last 2 years, and who wish to return to Victoria Police in the immediate future.
Please ensure you review the current information on the PRSB "Apply for Registration" page.
The office will be unattended during the public health emergency. Staff will be working from home.
A special practice note has been issued by the President for the conduct of appeals by way of written submissions during this period or emergency.
If you have queries about reviews or appeals or other matters, please email PRSB.Enquiries@prsb.vic.gov.au . We are monitoring all email addresses and will respond to your query as soon as possible.
The President has released a special practice note. The purpose of these Special Practice Directions is to ensure the safety of staff, members and parties during the COVID-19 pandemic, while establishing a process to allow appeals to continue to be heard and determined.
Presently, Victoria remains in containment mode, which includes identifying, isolating and quarantining possible cases. Appeals and reviews will continue to be heard. If you are unwell, in self-quarantine or do not wish to attend a hearing in person you can attend by teleconference. Teleconferencing allows participants to present effectively and hear all speakers. Several people can participate in the teleconference at the same time . You will not be disadvantaged. To request a teleconference, please call Graeme Knights on 9600 4288 and instructions will be provided.
We will continue to monitor and respond to the situation as it develops.