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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 24 June 2010) . . Page.. 2633 ..

(9) Over what period is each piece of equipment, referred to in part (7), depreciated.

(10) How many graduates are employed in the Minister’s department and each agency in their portfolio.

(11) What was the cost of employing each graduate referred to in part (19) and how many have been employed on average each year since 2001.

(12) How many staff have been recruited in 2009-10 to date and how much has been spent on recruitment in 2009-10 to date.

(13) How many staff have left the Minister’s department and each agency in their portfolio in 2009-10 to date.

(14) What is the average amount of (a) recreation and (b) long service leave currently held by staff members.

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

(1) and (2) The answers to these questions are detailed below.

The department uses the Department of Treasury Salary and Admin On-Cost Model (October 2008) to determine salary on-costs estimates for each generic classification based on an average salary cost for each classification, and a standard figure for administrative on-costs.The salary on-costs include estimates for Superannuation; Employer Productivity Superannuation Contribution; Long Service Leave Provision; Annual Leave Loading; Workers’ Compensation Premium, and other issues as necessary on a case-by-case basis. The salary on-cost total is 16.41% of the average salary.The administrative on-cost model is based on average estimates for IT and communications related costs; accommodation; insurance; training; fleet; other administrative items including OH&S expenses, office machines and equipment, stationery and postage; and a corporate component covering payroll and human resources costs per FTE across Government. The total standard figure for administrative on-costs (in the October 2008 Guideline) was $15,790.The Salary and Administration On-Cost Model is updated annually to assist with budget preparation.The budgeted marginal on-cost of an additional worker during 2009 10 at current staffing levels is determined using the Department of Treasury Salary and On-Cost Model as detailed above.

(3) The table below sets out specialist qualifications that are required by staff of the Emergency Services Agency to undertake their roles and responsibilities.

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