1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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GENERAL MANAGERS AND ADMINISTRATORS direct and coordinate industrial, commercial, government and other organisations. They interpret, analyse, administer and review the law and public policy, and formulate policies which determine the overall direction of the organisations they represent.

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by General Managers and Administrators typically include formulating and implementing policy and operations of the Commonwealth Government, State/Territory and local governments, diplomatic missions, legislative and judicial bodies, companies, authorities and institutions; investigating matters of concern to the public and electorate and proposing government action; and planning, administering and reviewing the overall activities of organisations, either independently or through subordinates.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

This section contains the following subsection :
            1111 Legislators and Government Appointed Officials
            1112 General Managers

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