Legislative Council: Tuesday, September 06, 2022


FTE Projections

65 The Hon. S.G. WADE ().6 July 2022). For each department and agency reporting to the minister:

1. What was the actual FTE count at 30 June 2022 and what is the projected actual FTE account for the end of each year of the forward estimates;

2. What is the budgeted total employment cost for each year of the forward estimates; and

3. How many targeted voluntary separation packages are estimated to be required to meet budget targets over the forward estimates and what is their estimated cost?

The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Attorney-General, Minister for Industrial Relations and Public Sector): The Minister for Health and Wellbeing has advised:

Voluntary separation packages were given to hundreds of health workers during the Marshall government's term, while the Malinauskas government has committed to ending redundancies for frontline heath staff.

The member is advised to refer to the state budget papers for further detail.