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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 5 Hansard (6 May) . . Page.. 2055..

(8) The average amount of long service leave per person currently held within Treasury is $15,836. These are calculated in accordance with the accounting standards which require a projection of future salary increases, the use of a discount rate to reflect the likelihood of when the leave will taken and the inclusion on on-costs when leave is taken in service.

The average amount of recreation leave per person currently held within Treasury is $11,589.

Emergency services—training

(Question No 878)

Mr Smyth asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, upon notice, on 25 March 2010:

(1) How much has the Emergency Services Agency spent on training programs in 2009-10 to date.

(2) What was the purpose of the training programs referred to in part (1) and how many staff participated.

Mr Corbell: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) During the period 1 July 2009 to 28 February 2010, the ESA expended $341,028 on training. This amount represents only specific training costs and venue hire. However it does not include any costs associated with backfilling positions e.g. Overtime or Higher Duties Allowance.

(2) Business Unit Training figures for 1 July 2009 - 30 March 2010:


Program Objectives

No. of


ACTFB RFS Comcen Operator

Operate RFS radio equipment


Advanced CPR

Advanced CPR


Aerial appliance Instructor

Instruct others to use aerial appliance


Assess competence

Assess CBT


BA Van driver

Drive ACTFB BA van


Drive aerial appliance

Drive ACTFB aerial appliance


Defibrillator operators

Use and ACTFB defibrillator


Drive under operational conditions

Drive an ACTFB appliance to an incident safely


Chainsaw operations

Operate chainsaws and fell trees


ACTFB Comcen operator

Operate safely in the ESA Comcen


Manage projects

Required for FB 8 promotion


Qrae operation

Operate specialist CBR equipment


Road accident rescue level 3

Operate safely at a road accident rescue


Road accident rescue refresher

Operate safety at a road accident rescue


Senior first aid certificate - ACTFB

Job requirement


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