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Thursday, 24 November 2011
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Education, Employment and Workplace Relations: Staffing

(Question No. 606)


Ms Ley asked the Minister for Employment Participation and Childcare, in writing, on 15 September 2011:

How many (a) staff are currently working (i) as contract managers in the Job Services Australia program, (ii) as contract managers in the Disability Employment Services program, and (iii) in each state office, (b) regional offices exist within her department, and (c) departmental employees are working in regional offices.


Ms Kate Ellis: The answer to the honourable member’s question is as follows:

(a) As of 16 September 2011:

(i) there were 184 full-time equivalent State-based staff managing the Job Services Australia program;

(ii) there were 108 full-time equivalent State-based staff managing the Disability Employment Services program;

(iii) there were 934 staff working in DEEWR’s State Network. 716 of these worked in DEEWR’s State Offices, and the remaining 218 worked in regional locations;

State Office

Staff as of 16 September 2011

 

 

Sydney

147

Darwin

60

Brisbane

133

Adelaide

107

Hobart

50

Melbourne

123

Perth

96

Total

716

(b) As of 16 September 2011, DEEWR had a presence in 41 regional locations, i.e. excluding National Office and the State offices listed above.

(c) As of 16 September 2011, 218 DEEWR staff worked in regional locations, i.e. excluding National Office and the State offices listed above.