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Thursday, 9 December 1971
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Mr Barnard asked the Minister for the Army, upon notice:

(1)   Do all radiographers employed by the Army meet the framing standards required for employment by the Commonwealth Public Service Board.

(2)   What are the rates of pay for radiographers in (a) the Army and (b) the Commonwealth Public Service.


Mr Peacock - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   No. In addition to civilian radiographers employed under the Public Service Act, who meet the educational requirements specified by the Commonwealth Public Service Board, military personnel are employed as radiographers at 2 levels. The lower level of the military radiographer structure undertakes a specially designed course conducted, on behalf of the Army, by St Vincents Hospital in Melbourne. They are employed under supervision on appropriate basic radiographical duties. The higher level of radiographer is required to possess the same qualifications which are required for employment as a radiographer in the Commonwealth Public Service and to perform the full range of radiographical work.

(2)   (a) Radiographer Grade 1 $3959-5179 (Rank range, Private to Sergeant). Radiographer Grade 2 $5179-6479 (Rank range, Staff Sergeant to Warrant Officer Class 2)

(b)   The basic Commonwealth Public Service rates for radiographers are currently: Radiographer, Grade 1 (male) $4028-4823; (female) S3827-4582. Radiographer, Grade 2 (male) $5088-5618; (female) 4834-5337. Radiographer, Grade 3 (male) $5883-6148; (female) S55S9-5841. Radiographer, Grade 4 (male) $6413-6678; (female) $6092-6344.

However, special pay rates have been determined by die Commonwealth Public Service Board for radiographers in the following States for recruitment and retention purposes:

Radiographer, Grade 1: Queensland (female) $4028-4823. Tasmania (male) $4028-4935: (female) $3904- 4840.

Victoria (male) $4028-5004; (female) $3827- 4754.

South Australia (female) $4028-4770.

New South Wales and Australian Capital

Territory (male and female) $4064-5034. Western Australia (male) $4856-6168: (female)

$4770-6082.

Radiographer, 'Grade 2 Queensland (female) $5088-5618. South Australia (female) $5022-5525. Tasmania (male) $5200-5730: (female) $5092-

5595.

Victoria(male) $5269-5799; (female) $5006- 5509.

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (male and female) $5299-5829.

Western Australia (male) 6433-6963; (female) $6347-6877. Radiographer, Grade 3

South Australia (female) $5777-6029.

Queensland (female) $5883-6148.

Victoria (male) $6064-6329 (female) $5761- 6013.

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (male and female) $6094-6359. Western Australia (male) $7228-7493; (female) $7142-7407. Radiographer, Grade 4 Victoria (male) $6594-6859; (female) $6264- 6516.

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (male and female) $6624-6889.







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