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Annual Report 2016-2017 Department of the Legislative Assembly



Annual Report 2016-2017 Department of the Legislative Assembly

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DLA Annual Report 2016-17 Page 13 Funded Establishment At 30 June 2017, the Department employed a total of 168 people including 39 DLA staff, 18 Hansard and education casuals and 111 electorate office staff as detailed in the tables below. The Department employs all electorate staff and has corporate responsibility for the administration of the remuneration of Members. The Hansard Unit employed a pool of 16 casual staff and the Education Unit employed two casual staff to support peak activity periods. Recruitment of additional casual education staff is ongoing. DLA Staff by level Level Headcount Executive Contracts 3 ECO5 1 ECO3 1 ECO1 1 Senior Administration Officers 9 SAO1 5 SAO2 4 Administration Officers 27 AO2 2 AO3 4 AO4 8 AO5 5 AO6 5 AO7 3 Hansard Casuals 16 AO2 6 AO4 10 Education Casuals (AO4) 2 TOTAL 57 10,119 The Department of the Legislative Assembly is the employer of electorate office staff, which includes Electorate Officers, Relief Electorate Officers, Electorate Officer Assistants and Electorate Liaison Officers. There is an FTE equivalent of 25 electorate officers with 29 people in these roles due to job share arrangements. Liaison Officers for Arnhem, Arafura, Daly and Barkly are employed for 15 hours per week in Groote Eylandt Maningrida and Wadeye and Borroloola respectively; the Stuart Liaison Officer is employed for 30 hours per week in Katherine. Electorate Office Assistants are employed for an average of eight hours per week to a maximum of 104 hours per quarter. Relief Officers are employed on a casual basis and do not work set hours but provide ad-hoc support as required to cover periods of leave.