The Merit Protection Commissioner establishes an independent, impartial promotion review committee (PRC) (Regulation 5.11).
The PRC consists of three members:
- a convenor nominated by the Merit Protection Commissioner
- a nominee from the relevant agency
- a third member nominated by the Merit Protection Commissioner.
The convenor is an employee of the Commission with special training in merit-based staff selection. The third member is an APS employee who has the relevant skills and experience to undertake merit based staff selection.