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Tuesday, 17 August 1993
Page: 101

(Question No. 140)


Senator Campbell asked the Minister representing the Minister for Employment, Education and Training, upon notice, on 13 May 1993:

  (1) How many square metres of office space are either leased, owned or occupied by the department and agencies.

  (2) What is the breakdown by State and Territories.

(3) How many department and agency employees occupy the office space.

  (4) What is the break-down by State and Territories.


Senator Robert Ray —The Minister for Employment, Education and Training has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

  (1) A total of 323,002 square metres was leased and occupied on 30 April 1993.

  (2) A break-down of space occupied is as followed:

  Australian Capital Territory—38,185

  New South Wales—101,846

  Victoria—52,311

  Queensland—55,657

  South Australia—25,014

  Western Australia—30,054

  Tasmania—11,395

  Northern Territory—8,540

  (3 & 4) A total of 16,281 staff occupied the office space on 30 April 1993 as follows:

  Australian Capital Territory—2,538

  New South Wales—4,482

  Victoria—3,126

  Queensland—2,656

  South Australia—1,247

  Western Australia—1,385

  Tasmania—501

  Northern Territory—346