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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 24 June 2010) . . Page.. 2493 ..


(8) How much is spent on advertising and the engagement of agency hire firms and contractors to assist with recruitment on each recruitment process.

(9) How many agency hire firms or contractors are currently contracted to each agency and/or the department and what are the terms of their contract.

(10) Will any contracts with agency hire firms need to be broken to enforce the ACT Government’s policy to freeze recruitment of non-essential staff.

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

Note that the structure of the agency has changed over the financial years for which figures have been provided to some parts of the question.

(1) 21

(2) 4 x ASO 6

4 x SOA

6 x SOB

7 x SOC

(3) a) $290,513

b) $261,990

c) $223,642

(4) 7.68 months

(5) 2.

(6) The average number of days to recruit was 45 days. This is measured from the date the request to advertise was received by Shared Services Recruitment to the date the employee has returned all required documents and Shared Services Recruitment has sent all required correspondence. Information on the time between dates of offer and commencement in position is not recorded.

(7) This information is not collected separately and therefore is not available.

(8) $19,713 has been spent on recruitment advertising and $11,993 has been spent on agency hire firms and contractors to assist with the recruitment process.

(9) Nil.

(10) n/a.


Public service—staffing(Question Nos 648, 651, 664, 665 and 666)

Mr Seselja asked the Minister for Women, the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, the Minister for Disability, Housing and Community Services, the Minister for Ageing and the Minister for Multicultural Affairs upon notice, on 18 March 2010:


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