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Monday, 31 October 2011
Page: 12280

Resources, Energy and Tourism: Tourism Division

(Question No. 472)


Mr Baldwin asked the Minister for Resources and Energy, in writing, on 16 August 2011:

In respect of Program 4 of his department:

(1) As at 1 July 2011, what total number of staff were employed under this program.

(2) What total number of staff are forecast to be employed under this program in (a) 2011-12, (b) 2012-13, (c) 2013-14, and (d) 2014-15.

(3) As at 1 July 2011, in respect of (a) APS 1, (b) APS 2, (c) APS 3, (d) APS 4, (e) APS 5, (f) APS 6, (g) EL 1, and (h) EL 2, officers under this program, what number were (i) ongoing, (ii) non-ongoing, (iii) full-time, and (iv) part-time, and based in (v) Canberra, (vi) Sydney, (vii) elsewhere in Australia, and (viii) overseas.

(4) As at 1 July 2011, what number of SES Band (a) 1, (b) 2, and (c) 3, officers were (i) ongoing, and (ii) non-ongoing, and what were their (iii) job titles, (iv) common law agreement start and end dates, (v) office locations, and (vi) salary ranges.


Mr Martin Ferguson: The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1) As at 1 July 2011, a total of 64 staff were employed by Tourism Division.

(2) Staff levels in Tourism Division are forecast to increase slightly in 2011-12 to around 6 additional budgeted staff. Staffing budgets and levels beyond 2011 12 are yet to be determined.

(3) As at 1 July 2011, there were 59 non-SES staff employed by Tourism Division. A breakdown is provided in the table below.

Substantive

Classification

Ongoing

Non-ongoing

Full-time

Part-time

APS1

-

-

-

-

APS2

-

-

-

-

APS3

 

 

 

 

(includes Graduates)

2

-

2

-

APS4

3

1

3

1

APS5

7

1

8

-

APS6

8

-

7

1

EL1

24

1

21

4

EL2

12

-

10

2

1 EL2 staff member was based in Perth; all other staff were based in Canberra.

(4) As at 1 July 2011, there were 5 SES staff employed by Tourism Division. A breakdown is provided in the table below.

Substantive Classification

Job Title

Current Common Law Contract

(Start and End Dates)

 

 

SES Band 2

Head of Tourism Division

1 July 2011 - ongoing

SES Band 1

General Manager, National

Tourism Policy Branch

7 July 2011 - ongoing

SES Band 1

General Manager, Market Competitiveness Branch

1 July 2011 - ongoing

SES Band 1

General Manager, Industry Development Branch

1 July 2011 - ongoing

SES Band 1

General Manager, Tourism Research Australia

1 July 2011 - ongoing

All SES staff were based in Canberra and employed on an ongoing basis.

The salary ranges for SES Band 1 and SES Band 2 staff employed by the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism (as at 30 June 2011) are provided below.

- SES Band 1: $160,000 - $234,000.

- SES Band 2: $225,000 - $255,000.