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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 1947 asked in the Legislative Council on 12 March 2019 by Hon Tjorn Sibma

Question Directed to the: Leader of the House representing the Minister for Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services
Minister responding: Hon S.F. McGurk
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

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

This answer covers multiple Ministers’ portfolios, including Disability Services, Seniors and Ageing, Volunteering, Housing, Veterans Issues. Youth, as well as my Child Protection, Women’s Interests, Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence and Community Services portfolios.

The following data is provided for the Department of Communities, current as at 31 December 2018:


Leave balance in weeks

Total dollar value

Number of staff


4 weeks or less




4 to 5 weeks




5 to 6 weeks




6 to 7 weeks




7 to 8 weeks




More than 8 weeks