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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 3 Hansard (23 October) . . Page.. 4121..


In relation to all ACT public housing locations, please indicate how many locations have had (in each case):

3 (or more) different Housing Managers within any continuous 12 months period since October 2001;

two different Housing Managers within any 12 months period since October 2001;

the same Housing Manager for any period of 12 months or longer since October 2001;

In relation to (a), (b) and (c) above, please indicate the location and length of each Housing Manager's appointment;

For what reasons are Housing Managers relocated;

For what reasons would a Housing Manager be moved from any location within the first 3 months of their appointment to a specific location;

Further to (3), has such a change occurred at any location in the last 2 years (since October 2001) and, if so, please specify the details of such location and the circumstances concerning such development;

In relation to a Housing Manager removed from a particular location due to issues concerning the performance of their duties, what process is followed in such circumstances concerning such Housing Manager, including their further employment within ACT Housing, if applicable.

Mr Wood

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

Housing Managers move positions for a wide range of reasons including promotion, extended leave, illness, higher duties, temporary incapacity and for developmental reasons. There are occasions where staff are rotated to fill gaps caused by any of the above and often temporary staff are employed to fill positions pending permanent recruitment. Housing Managers are ASO Grade 4 officers in the ACT Public Service and are subject to all the standard public service promotion, development and discipline arrangements. Therefore, any performance issues would be addressed in accordance with public service standards and procedures.

Childcare

(Question No 969)

Mrs Burke

asked the Minister for Education, Youth and Family Services, upon notice on 24 September 2003:

In relation to the Childcare Industry and further to your reply to answer to Question on notice No 899:

What are the two recommendations that have been implemented at no cost;

What are the recommendations that preliminary work has commenced on;

What are the eight recommendations that can be implemented at the local level;


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