Yes, employees can move between the two services.
Parliamentary Service employees have similar review rights to Australian Public Service employees.
A wide range of decisions and actions are reviewable, including some promotion decisions. The scheme is similar to that for APS employees.
The Merit Protection Commissioner offers recruitment and inquiry services to Parliamentary departments on a fee-for-service basis.
Parliamentary Service casework is undertaken by the Office of the Parliamentary Service Merit Protection Commissioner.
Ms Linda Waugh is both the Parliamentary Service Merit Protection Commissioner and the Merit Protection Commissioner for the Australian Public Service.
Section 47 of the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 establishes the independent statutory office of the Parliamentary Service Merit Protection Commissioner.
The Parliamentary Service Values are available.
The Parliamentary Service Code of Conduct is available.
The review system for Parliamentary Service employees is similar to that for APS employees.
All current non-SES employees of Parliamentary Service are eligible to apply for review. Former Parliamentary Service employees have limited rights of review.