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Question Without Notice No. 973 asked in the Legislative Council on 6 December 2017 by Hon Tjorn Sibma

Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on 6 December 2017

PUBLIC SECTOR — STAFF
      973. Hon TJORN SIBMA to the Leader of the House representing the Premier:
      (1) For the period 17 March 2017 to 29 November 2017 inclusive, can the Premier advise whether any staff members employed within a minister's office, be they a term-of-government staff member, public servant, or consultant, have taken personal leave of five consecutive days or longer, left their employment or had their term-of-government contract terminated?
(2) With respect to (1), from which minister's office or offices?
Hon SUE ELLERY replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.
(1) Yes.
      (2) The contractual and employment status of individual staff members, including the reasons for taking personal leave, are confidential. Should the member have a specific question, the member should ask that question.