Usually you have 14 days from the date notified in the Gazette to apply to the Merit Protection Commissioner.
A promotion is the ongoing movement of an APS employee to a job at a higher classification level.
Only current ongoing APS 1–5 employees can apply for promotion review. Parliamentary Service employees can apply for review of APS promotion in some situations.
Check the criteria to see if you are eligible for this type of review.
Notifications of promotion review applications are available. It is updated every Friday by 2pm (AEST).
A form is available from the Applications page.
Demonstrate stronger skills and other work-related qualities to do the job.
The only ground for promotion review is merit.
There are five main steps in a promotion review. The Committee will consider all the relevant information and may decide 'on the papers' and NOT proceed to interview.
Yes, the statement is an important opportunity to demonstrate your merit based claims to the job.
The Merit Protection Commissioner establishes an independent three person Committee to conduct the review.
Usually the agency nominee advises everyone involved of the outcome.
There are two outcomes available – the promotion is confirmed or, it is overturned and a new decision made.