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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 07 Hansard (Thursday, 2 August 2018) . . Page.. 2736 ..


The publication Using Health Services in the ACT, which is a complementary flyer of key information available in seven languages, is under review. Other work includes ongoing liaison with National Translating and Interpreting Service and projects on workplace inclusion.

(4) Implementation of Towards Culturally Appropriate and Inclusive Services, a Co-ordinating Framework (2014—2018) continues. This includes promotion of interpreters through the national Translating and Interpreting Service, with reports provided to the Partnering with Consumers/Patient Experience Network Group.

The framework will be evaluated in the coming months to inform the development of a new Diversity Framework to come into effect from 2019. This will include culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Development of the Diversity Framework has commenced.

(5) The ACT Health website includes a variety of sections with information relating to multicultural health in the ACT. The webpage http://www.health.act.gov.au/multicultural was last updated on 8 April 2015. The ACT Health Website is currently under review.


ACT Health—staffing(Question No 1360)

Mr Coe asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, upon notice, on 11 May 2018:

Can the Minister provide a breakdown of the total number of staff employed by ACT Health by (a) full-time equivalent, (b) headcount, (c) ACT public service classification type or equivalent and (d) whether they are classed as administrative or health professional, during (i) 2007-08, (ii) 2008-09, (iii) 2009-10, (iv) 2010-11, (v) 2011-12, (vi) 2012-13, (vii) 2013-14, (viii) 2014-15, (ix) 2016-17 and (x) 2017-18 to date.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

a) Full-time equivalent (FTE):

Classification

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

Administrative Officers

720.2

784.7

768.3

789.4

795.6

861.4

871.9

897.8

901.4

922.6

963.9

Dental

9.2

11.1

9.7

12.9

10.9

13.5

14.7

18.1

13.3

14.1

12.1

Executive Officers

17.0

18.0

20.0

17.0

20.0

22.0

21.1

23.0

25.0

30.0

41.4

General Service Officers & Equivalent

373.7

379.6

389.6

396.2

399.4

424.8

437.1

440.9

462.0

446.6

452.5

Health Assistants

37.2

35.2

33.9

39.8

42.8

56.1

72.5

70.0

84.7

99.6

91.2

Health Professional Officers

675.0

728.5

742.3

796.4

831.0

897.2

911.5

972.0

974.0

995.1

1014.3

Information Technology Officers

3.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

1.0

1.0

2.0

Legal Officers

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Medical Officers

480.6

545.6

574.7

603.2

666.3

742.5

782.4

790.1

807.3

819.8

834.4

Nursing Staff

1693.4

1788.4

1949.1

2025.6

2154.8

2218.7

2338.9

2458.5

2529.5

2627.7

2687.8

Professional Officers

4.0

5.0

11.5

14.0

12.6

9.4

12.8

14.6

14.1

5.9

8.7

Senior Officers

231.9

255.1

298.3

314.3

327.5

354.6

361.1

368.2

375.4

383.7

417.7

Teacher

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.5

0.0

0.0


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