Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 02 Hansard (Thursday, 10 March 2011) . . Page.. 878 ..
employee and relevant manager will implement a plan to ensure the employee’s accrued leave credit will not exceed two and a half years of annual credit. The Chief Executive may direct an employee who has accrued two and a half years worth of annual leave credit to take annual leave to the extent that the employee’s annual leave credit exceeds two and a half years worth of credit.
Department of Education and Training rules in relation to annual leave are outlined in the ACT Department of Education and Training Staff Enterprise Agreement 2010-2011 (section F7, Annual Leave) and the ACT Department of Education and Training Teaching Staff Agreement 2009-2011 (section 51, Annual Leave). Both documents are available at http://www.sharedservices.act.gov.au/docs/agreements/.
2) Staff do not lose their annual leave entitlements if they do not take leave.
3) (a) 553469 hours as at 31 December 2010. (b) $26.0 million at 31 December 2010. It should be noted that 31 December 2010 is a high point for annual leave liability as it is immediately prior to the period when the majority of leave is taken by teachers and departmental staff.
Parks Conservation and Lands—employees(Question No 1566)
Mr Rattenbury asked the Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, upon notice, on 17 February 2011:
(1) Can the Minister provide a breakdown of program spending for Parks Conservation and Lands for (a) 2009-2010 and (b) 2010-2011.
(2) How many rangers were employed across the ACT’s nature reserves and national parks in 2009-2010.
(3) How many substantive ranger positions are there across the ACT’s nature reserves and national parks.
(4) How many rangers are currently employed, as at 15 February 2011.
(5) How many rangers are employed on (a) a part time basis and (b) temporary contracts.
(6) Can the Minister provide details of the number and duration of those temporary contracts referred to in part (5)(b).
(7) Have any contracts (a) been terminated or expired and (b) commenced, since 1 December 2010.
(8) Has there been any internal investigations undertaken recently in response to a story on page one of the The Canberra Times on 8 January 2011 regarding resources available to Canberra’s nature reserves; if so, who requested that investigation and what was the purpose of it.
(9) Did the investigation referred to in part (8) include inspection of phone and email records of current or previous employees.
(10) What were the findings of the investigation referred to in part (8).