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Question On Notice No. 1931 asked in the Legislative Council on 12 March 2019 by Hon Tjorn Sibma

Question Directed to the: Parliamentary Secretary representing the Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health
Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
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 9 April 2019

The Department of Health and health service providers advise:

North Metropolitan Health Service

Leave Periods

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

4,379

$17,505,375.18

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

1,113

$8,720,390.25

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

926

$8,955,299.92

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

847

$9,650,938.47

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

664

$8,974,128.92

(f) more than 8 weeks

2,520

$56,505,038.28

Total

10,449

$110,311,171.02

 

South Metropolitan Health Service

Leave Periods

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

3,328

$13,953,411.01

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

844

$7,044,340.57

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

735

$7,462,717.57

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

616

$7,346,459.14

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

536

$7,594,319.88

(f) more than 8 weeks

1,952

$46,001,739.68

Total

8,011

$89,402,987.85

 

East Metropolitan Health Service

Leave Periods

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

2,953

$12,012,183.79

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

688

$5,816,892.10

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

594

$6,225,129.81

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

485

$5,741,577.84

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

445

$6,019,264.10

(f) more than 8 weeks

1,662

$37,179,504.56

Total

6,827

$72,994,552.20

 

WA Country Health Service

Leave Periods

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

3,715

$13,756,187.49

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

849

$6,670,877.22

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

709

$6,588,174.23

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

598

$6,599,336.94

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

503

$6,314,578.60

(f) more than 8 weeks

1,628

$29,099,234.72

Total

8,002

$69,028,389.20

 

Child & Adolescent Health Service

Leave Periods

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

1,629

$6,767,433.28

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

424

$3,613,965.77

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

356

$3,800,222.24

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

281

$3,218,078.70

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

214

$3,260,771.15

(f) more than 8 weeks

980

$22,221,513.41

Total

3,884

$42,881,984.55

 

Department of Health

Leave Periods

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

429

$1,802,272.29

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

112

$1,113,182.75

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

81

$965,856.88

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

57

$761,582.16

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

54

$873,586.80

(f) more than 8 weeks

188

$4,968,654.94

Total

921

$10,485,135.82

 

Health Support Services

Leave Periods

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

345

$1,445,034.59

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

115

$985,686.15

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

89

$870,905.85

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

92

$1,141,969.88

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

70

$913,814.28

(f) more than 8 weeks

342

$7,133,529.91

Total

1,053

$12,490,940.66

 

PathWest

Leave Periods

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

532

$2,645,165.71

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

170

$1,318,109.25

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

194

$2,178,940.55

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

172

$2,102,719.49

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

149

$1,869,923.40

(f) more than 8 weeks

752

$17,198,466.19

Total

1,969

$27,313,324.59

 

QEII Medical Centre Trust

Leave Periods

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

13

$47,858.96

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

1

$5,883.82

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

2

$16,471.72

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

3

$32,999.93

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

-  

$0.00

(f) more than 8 weeks

3

$58,512.50

Total

22

$161,726.93

 

Mental Health Commission advises:

The total unaudited dollar value of the Mental Health Commission annual leave for all employees at 31 December 2018 is based on reported leave balances and employee substantive remuneration as at that date. The figures include pro-rata annual leave.

Mental Health Commission

Leave Periods*

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

197

$702,652

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

28

$256,970

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

24

$267,034

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

12

$171,413

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

13

$186,557

(f) more than 8 weeks

18

$397,074

* For the purpose of this report a week is 37.5 hours

 

Mental Health Advocacy Service

Leave Periods*

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

4

$18,953

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

1

$8,613

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

0

$0

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

1

$8,093

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

0

$0

(f) more than 8 weeks

1

$50,194

* For the purpose of this report a week is 37.5 hours

 

Mental Health Tribunal

Leave Balances*

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

9

$39,489

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

0

$0

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

0

$0

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

0

$0

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

1

$10,613

(f) more than 8 weeks

0

$0

* For the purpose of this report a week is 37.5 hours

 

Office of the Chief Psychiatrist

Leave Balances*

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

7

$25,185

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

5

$46,624

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

0

$0

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

1

$32,189

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

1

$11,627

(f) more than 8 weeks

6

$201,155

* For the purpose of this report a week is 37.5 hours

 

Health & Disability Services Complaints Office advises:

Health & Disability Services Complaints Office

Leave Balances

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

15

$47,738

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

0

$0

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

1

$14,495

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

2

$30,038

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

0

$0

(f) more than 8 weeks

1

$57,234

Total:

19

$149,505

 

Healthway advises:

Accrued annual leave balances for staff at Heathways as at 31 December 2018 was:

Healthway

Leave Balances

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a)  4 weeks or less

10

$44,130.27

(b)  4 to 5 weeks

3

$25,549.30

(c)  5 to 6 weeks

2

$23,220.87

(d)  6 to 7 weeks

0

$0.00

(e)  7 to 8 weeks

0

$0.00

(f)  more than 8 weeks

2

$36,883.36

 TOTAL

17

$129,783.80

 

Animal Resources Authority advises:

Animal Resources Authority

Leave Balances

Headcount

Annual Leave Dollars

(a) 4 weeks or less

39

$98,873.76

(b) 4 to 5 weeks

8

$44,554.28

(c) 5 to 6 weeks

2

$36,383.24

(d) 6 to 7 weeks

4

$20,457.25

(e) 7 to 8 weeks

2

$11,226.66

(f) more than 8 weeks

8

$140,493.15

Total

63

$351,988.34