Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 10 Hansard (18 October) . . Page.. 3200..
ACT Corrective Services
(Question No 1666)
Mr Seselja asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 23 August 2007:
(1) What is the detailed organisational structure of ACT Corrective Services, including its operational and non operational units;
(2) What is the functional description of each area identified in the organisational structure in part (1);
(3) How many full time equivalent (FTE) staff are employed in the ACT Corrective Services;
(4) How many FTE staff are expected to be employed at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (a) when it opens (b) 12 months after it opens and (c) 24 months after it opens;
(5) What is the designation and classification of all staff employed in Corrective Services, including staff expected to be employed at the Alexander Maconochie Centre (a) by functional area as outlined in part (1) and (b) identified as (i) permanent full time, (ii) permanent part time, (iii) temporary full time and (iv) temporary part time;
(6) What is the staffing plan for those positions identified in part (1) that are expected to be vacant when the new centre opens.
Mr Corbell: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
(1) ACT Corrective Services consists of the following units:
(a) Custodial Operations, which comprises the Belconnen Remand Centre (BRC); the Symonston Temporary Remand Centre (STRC); the Periodic Detention Centre (PDC); and the Court Transport Unit (CTU);
(b) Community Corrections, which comprises Probation, Parole and Compliance; Intensive Intervention Program; Offender Interventions Programs; Community Service Orders;
(c) Business, Policy and Coordination, which comprises Policy; Indigenous Liaison; Governance; Training and Development; Finance and Statistics; Operational Support; Sentence Administration Section; and
(d) The Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) Project Office.
(2) The names of the operational and non-operational units as listed above provide their functional description. More information on the work and function of the units can be found on the ACT Corrective Services website.
(3) Currently 192.06 full-time equivalent (FTE) staff are employed in ACT Corrective Services.
(4) The number of FTE staff expected to be employed at the AMC when it (a) opens, is 168.57. This number is expected to remain the same after (b) 12 months, and (c) 24 months after opening, assuming the increase in prisoner numbers does not exceed current projections.