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21    Administration—Australian Public Service—Training for Estimates Hearings—Order for Production of Documents

Senator Rhiannon amended general business notice of motion no. 961 by leave and, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved—That there be laid on the table by the Leader of the Government in the Senate, no later than 11 am on Wednesday, 3 February 2016, all documents (whether archived in paper or digital format) held by the Government in relation to any training since 1 January 2013 undertaken by public servants as preparation to appear before Senate estimates committees, including but not limited to:

    (a)   media or media awareness training documents or similar;

    (b)   performance or confidence training documents or similar;

     (c)   details of contracts, including, for each contract, the name of the department, dates of training, numbers of staff trained, name of training provider, and costs of contracts;

    (d)   copies of related tender documents, including documents specifying training outcomes sought by departments;

     (e)   copies of each training program training schedule including, but not limited to, content and aims or outcomes of subjects or module or activities, such as role playing, performance skills, delivery and impression;

     (f)   examples of individual written reports, analyses of performances, DVDs or other feedback from such courses, with personal identifiers redacted;

     (g)   documents relating to any training provided by the company Media Manoeuvres, and other training providers; and

    (h)   any other relevant document, memo or emails.

Statement by leave : The Assistant Cabinet Secretary (Senator Ryan), by leave, made a statement relating to the motion.

Question put and passed.