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Question Without Notice No. 825 asked in the Legislative Council on 8 November 2017 by Hon Jacqui Boydell

Minister responding: Hon M.H. Roberts
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on 8 November 2017

PUBLIC SECTOR — WESTERN AUSTRALIA POLICE FORCE
      825. Hon JACQUI BOYDELL to the minister representing the Minister for Police:
I refer to the government's cuts to 3 000 public sector jobs.
(1) How many staff have been made redundant in the Western Australia Police Force to date?
(2) Where were those staff located?
(3) What is the cost of the redundancies so far?
(4) Have redundancies been offered to frontline officers?
Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The Western Australia Police Force is currently receiving and assessing applications from staff in accordance with the Public Sector Commission voluntary targeted separation scheme 2017. To date, no redundancies have been finalised.