MINISTER FOR WATER — STAFF
44. Hon PETER COLLIER to
the Leader of the House representing the Premier:
(1) Have any
claims of harassment or bullying been made to the Department of the Premier and
Cabinet by any staff members of the Minister for Water; Fisheries; Forestry;
Innovation and ICT; Science?
(2) If yes to (1), how many claims
have been made and on what date were the claims made?
(3) How many staff members have
ceased working in the minister's office since March 2017?
(4) Do any staff
members from the minister's office referred to in part (1) work from
home during normal office hours; and, if yes, on what days and which staff?
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
(2) Not applicable.
(3) Twelve staff
members have ceased working in the minister's office. Two permanent
public servants accepted voluntary severance as part of the voluntary targeted
separation scheme; two employees on placements ended and returned to their home
agency; two permanent public servants resigned from the public service; four permanent
public servants seconded to the ministerial office, two of which were for a short
term, returned to their home agency; one employee transferred to the
department; and one was a short-term contractor.
(4) Not applicable.