Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 08 Hansard (Thursday, 17 August 2017) . . Page.. 3003 ..
2c) Training has been provided by the Canberra Institute of Technology.
3) All EPSDD staff are required to complete a Performance Plan through the ACTPS Performance Framework which identifies development opportunities. EPSDD successfully nominated an ATSI staff member for a nationally recognised Leadership course. An internal training day was organised for Murumbung staff and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff in NRM, Heritage and Greening Australia, topics included:
• Leadership: understanding leadership styles;
• Who do you consider a leader and why;
• How to communicate your cultural values in leadership;
• How to be confident to negotiate and influence change; and
• Personal vision/mission statement: Message stick – who I represent and what I stand for.
EPSDD are participating in the 2017 ACT Public Service Indigenous Employment Traineeship Program. EPSDD currently has 4 participants on the program.
4) The current retention rate of ATSI employees is 100%. This figure is calculated based on permanent staff only. Retention opportunities are provided through various programs including the active RAP working group, studies assistance and flexible working arrangements. Initiatives aimed at supporting and retaining indigenous staff in the Directorate are the Murumbung Ranger Program and Murumbung Mentoring Program.
National Multicultural Festival—stall allocation
(Question No 310)
Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, upon notice, on 9 June 2017 (redirected to the Acting Minister for Multicultural Affairs):
(1) What was the total number of (a) commercial stalls, (b) community stalls, including multicultural community stalls and (c) multicultural community stalls at the 2017 National Multicultural Festival.
(2) How are stall locations allocated to stall holders for the Festival.
(3) Were there designated stall locations for commercial stalls; if so, where were they located.
(4) Do commercial stall holders get to pick a location on a “first come first served” basis or is there another process that determines where commercial stalls are located; if the latter, what is the process by which locations are selected for commercial stalls.
(5) Were there designated stall locations for multicultural community stalls; if so, where were they located.
(6) Do multicultural community stall holders get to pick a location on a “first come first served” basis or is there another process that determines where multicultural community stalls are located; if the latter, what is the process by which locations are selected for multicultural community stalls.