ACT Legislative Assembly Hansard


Advanced search

Next page . . Previous page . . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search

Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 6 Hansard (11 May) . . Page.. 2224..


(2) What was the cost of mailing the letter of 26 February 2009 entitled 'Transfer of Salary Packaging Arrangement to Shared Services'.

(3) What was the evidence basis of the decision to request all staff transfer their salary packaging arrangements to Shared Services, and what was the cost benefit of the decision.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) 2122 letters were sent to ACT Health staff members currently packaging with other providers

(2) The total cost of the mail out was $1600.29.

(3) The decision was based on administrative efficiency and reduced cost to staff. The decision was subsequently revised and staff were given the option to remain with their current provider if they chose to. All new staff will be offered salary packaging services only from Shared Services.

ACT Health—wardsmen

(Question No 155)

Mr Hanson asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 2 April 2009:

(1) How many staff are currently employed by ACT Health as wardsmen, and how many wardsmen were employed by ACT Health in the 2001-2009 calendar years.

(2) Of the wardsmen currently employed by ACT Health, how many are employed at the Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital.

(3) Are there any plans to reduce the number of wardsmen employed by ACT Health.

Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) ACT Health currently employs 82.1 permanent FTE wardsmen. In the 2001 - 2009 calendar years the following numbers of wardsmen were employed:

2001 - 63.6

2002 - 65.3

2003 - 61.9

2004 - 72.8

2005 - 72.4

2006 - 69.1

2007 - 76.8

2008 - 82.1

2009 - 82.1

(2) The Canberra Hospital currently employs 63.8 permanent FTE wardsmen, Calvary Hospital currently employs 18.3 permanent FTE wardsmen.

(3)There are no plans to reduce the number of wardsmen within ACT Health.


Next page . . Previous page. . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search


If you have special accessibility requirements in accessing information on this website,
please contact the Assembly on (02) 6205 0439 or send an email toOLA@parliament.act.gov.au
Accessibility | Copyright and Disclaimer Notice | Privacy Policy
© Legislative Assembly for the ACT