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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 3 June 2021) . . Page.. 1788 ..


(5) Given that the 2020–2021 Budget Outlook notes a line item titled, Safer Families – Safer Families Team (p 288), does this budget allocation pay for Family Safe Hub staff salaries; if not what is the complete breakdown of costs for this line item.

(6) Given that the 2020–2021 Budget Outlook reveals that $1,333,000 was allocated for More support for families and inclusion – delivering the Family Safety Hub (p 288), can the Minister provide a complete breakdown of costs.

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

(1) What initiatives and innovations currently being considered by the Family Safety Hub are in the research stage of development.

The Family Safety Hub, as part of the Office of the Coordinator-General for Family Safety, is undertaking research in the following areas:

Research and analysis in to domestic and international evidenced-based models for whole-of-system integrated domestic and family violence responses, where the focus is on perpetrator intervention and moving beyond a crisis-driven response.

Researching, co-designing and testing a program to train and build capability in the youth sector to recognise and respond to young people experiencing domestic and family violence.

Scoping and testing of ideas to respond to the research undertaken on children and young people’s experience of domestic and family violence.

Researching domestic and international developments in perpetrator and behaviour change programs.

(2) How many staff are employed in the Family Safety Hub in the category of (a) full-time equivalent, (b) full-time, (c) part-time, (d) casual and (c) other by description. (3) For each staff member in the Family Safety Hub, can the Minister provide their (a) their employment classification, (b) job title and (c) roles and responsibilities.

As at May 2021, staff employed by the Family Safety Hub included:

Employment term

ACTPS Classification

Job title

Role

Full-time, ongoing

Senior Office Grade A

Senior Director

Family Safety Hub lead

Full-time, ongoing

Senior Office Grade C

Assistant Director

Project lead and co-ordinator

Full-time, ongoing

Senior Office Grade C

Assistant Director

Project lead

Full-time, 12 month contract

Administrative Services Officer Class 6

Service Designer

Service design

Full-time, 6 month contract

Administrative Services Officer Class 5

Project Officer

Project support

(4) Are Family Safety Hub staff salaries paid out from the Safer Families Levy.

The Safer Families Levy supports the activity of the Family Safety Hub, including salaries and operational funding.


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