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A N S W E R S T O E S T IM A TE S C O M M IT T E E -R E L A T E D W R IT T E N Q U E S T IO N S 2 0 11 -12 28. As at 30 March 2011, has the CEO directed any employee under section 52.7 excess leave of the NTPS 2010-2013 Enterprise Agreement to take leave? Break down by level and amount of leave. 29. As at 30 March 2011, has the CEO directed any employee under section 55.3(a) long service leave to take leave? Break down by level and amount of leave. 30. As at 30 March 2011, how many workers are currently on workers compensation? At what level and is there an expected return date? 31. From 30 March 2010 to 30 March 2011, how many people received workers compensation in 2010, at what position level and geographic location, and how long for each person? 32. From 30 March 2010 to 30 March 2011, how many workers are or were on sick leave or extended leave (excluding recreation leave), longer than three weeks, at what level, and for what reason? Are there any still on extended leave? 33. Do you have any personnel under the old Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme and, if so, what is the liability? What are the optimal retirement ages for such staff based on superannuation benefit definitions, what are the ages of those people, and what are their position levels in the public service? If there are nurses, teachers or police in the CSS, how many are there, at what level and what are their ages? 34. Do they still have NTPS public servants who were employed in the 1980s and eligible for return flight to Adelaide every two years? How many and at what level? 35. How many complaints have been made in the department in relation to workplace bullying and harassment? 36. From 30 March 2010 to 30 March 2011, how much has been spent on relocation costs for commencement of employment and either completion or termination of employment (removalists, airfares, accommodation and allowances) in the department? 37. Please provide a breakdown per business unit. 38. How much is budgeted for relocation and other appointment and termination expenses in 2010-11 ? 39. How much was spent on travel from March 2010 to March 2011, broken down by intrastate, interstate and international fares, accommodation and other expenses? 40. How much was spent on vehicles by the department from March 2010 to March 2011? 41. How many vehicles does the department have responsibility for? 42. What is the change, if any, in these vehicle numbers from 2009? 43. What proportion of those vehicles meet the emission standard of 5.5 out of 10 under the Commonwealth governments Green Vehicle Guide? 44. How many vehicles are home garaged? 45. What position levels have vehicles attached or are allowed to home garage? 46. How many credit cards have been issued to department staff? 47. How many repayment transactions, and the value, for personal items and services are outstanding? 48. How many reports of the improper use of information technology have been made? 49. How many reports resulted in formal disciplinary action? 50. How many staff are considered essential in your agency for the purposes of an emergency; for example, cyclone? Break down by level. 345