Directives detail mandatory principles that Queensland Government departments are to adhere to.

Directives are issued under sections 53 and 54 of the Public Service Act 2008 (Qld)

Effective 3 April 2012, the Public Service Commission is responsible for Queensland Government employees industrial relations.

More information about Direc​tives​ is available on the Queensland Government website.​​

Department of Education and Training Directives

Policy Instruments T​itle ​Description​​ ​Authority or Unit Responsible ​Date Published Where Published​
Chief Executive's Directive No.1/2019 — Temporary closure and re-opening of State Schools in disaster o​​r emergency situations

Outlines the role of the Principal and the Regional Director in effecting a temporary closure in response to a disaster or emergency.
Emergency and Security Management Unit​ (ESMU)