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Question On Notice No. 1934 asked in the Legislative Council on 12 March 2019 by Hon Tjorn Sibma

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Police; Road Safety
Minister responding: Hon M.H. Roberts
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question

As at 31 December 2018, for each agency/department within the Minister's portfolio can you please provide in tabular form, the total dollar value of accrued annual leave balances and the number of staff to whom those balances apply for leave balances of the following periods:
(a) 4 weeks or less;
(b) 4 to 5 weeks;
(c) 5 to 6 weeks;
(d) 6 to 7 weeks;
(e) 7 to 8 weeks; and
(f) more than 8 weeks?

Answered on 7 May 2019

The Western Australian Police Force advise:

 

No of Staff

$’000

(a) 4 weeks or less

6,496

15,930

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

764

6,344

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

888

9,782

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

300

3,887

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

113

1,805

(f) more than 8 weeks

122

2,707

 

The response includes Road Safety Commission staff and does not include officers in covert areas due to confidentiality in the reporting process.

Police Officers accrue 6 weeks Annual Leave per year. Police public servants accrue 4 weeks Annual Leave per year.