Legislative Council: Tuesday, September 06, 2022


Psychiatry Shortfalls

34 The Hon. S.G. WADE ().6 July 2022). In relation to the election commitment of $400,000 to develop a workforce plan addressing shortages in psychiatry in South Australia:

1. Who will receive the $400,000?

2. What will be delivered through the project?

3. What is the time frame for the project?

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:

The Women's and Children's Hospital Network (WCHN) and the Office of the Chief Psychiatrist (OCP) are working to address workforce shortages inherited by the former Marshall Liberal government, including through the investment of $400,000 in workforce planning.