Communication with MCEECDYA and the MCEECDYA Chair
All communication with MCEECDYA should be directed to the MCEECDYA Secretariat Office, via email or post, marked to the attention of the MCEECDYA Secretary. All communication with the Chair of MCEECDYA is also managed by the MCEECDYA Secretary.
Communication across Ministerial Councils and Forums
Communications between MCEECDYA taskforces and other Ministerial Councils and forums require the authorisation of the Chair of MCEECDYA. Where a taskforce has been requested by Council to communicate with another ministerial forum, the process is as follows:
- the taskforce drafts the substance of the communication and forwards it to the MCEECDYA Secretariat to draft as a letter, either under the signature of the MCEECDYA Chair or on the MCEECDYA Chair's behalf by the Secretary; and
- responses to these communications would normally be received by the Secretariat and forwarded to the taskforce Chair.
Communications between taskforces within MCEECDYA are made from taskforce Chair to taskforce Chair, with the MCEECDYA Secretariat assisting as required by the Chair (as, for example, when the Secretariat is servicing the taskforce). It is helpful to the work of the Secretariat to have a record of any such communication.
Wherever possible electronic communication should be used as a mechanism for facilitating taskforce meetings.