The Victorian Public Sector Commission has issued guidelines for Victorian public sector employees on giving and receiving gifts, benefits and hospitality.
The policy framework includes, in particular, minimum accountabilities for the management of gifts, benefits and hospitality. These minimum accountabilities are binding under Instruction 3.4.11 of the Instructions supporting the Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance 2016.
The Gifts Benefits and Hospitality Policy for Central Highlands Rural Health is available for public viewing. This policy is intended to support individuals and CHRH to avoid conflicts of interest and maintain Central Highlands Rural Health has issued this policy to support behaviour consistent with the Code of conduct for Victorian Public Sector Employees (the Code). All employees are required under clause 1.2 of the Code to comply with this policy
Central Highlands Rural Health maintains a register of gifts received each financial year.