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Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007



Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007


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KEY RESULT AREAS NTEC ANNUAL REPORT 2006-07 PAGE 28 OF 48 5.4.5 Flexible Work Practices Staff operate from 7.30am using flexitime arrangements and utilise carers leave. Commitment by staff in response to tight timeframes and ad-hoc elections is recognised by reasonable support of personal needs for time-off in core business hours. 5.4.6 Equity and Diversity The NTEC serves a diverse community located over a geographically wide area. It has an obligation to ensure that the personal skills and characteristics of its staff enable them to communicate and interact with that community, regardless of language, ethnicity/indigeneity, gender, disadvantage or any physical or other impairment. It seeks to acknowledge and recognise that diversity in its training programs and materials and employment practices. 5.4.7 Recruitment and Retention During the year, an additional executive level position was created and filled. A senior supernumerary position and a regional coordinator position in Alice Springs were supported to provide further management level input to the agency. Short-term positions were created and filled for enrolment and public awareness work (2), financial support (1) and procurement (1). A number of casual short-term community assistants were engaged for field work. Retention rates amongst permanent staff are high. 5.4.8 Policies /Practices Currently the NTEC is reliant on NT public sector wide legislation, instructions and guidelines and OCPE advice on implementation of HR policies and practices. It has no dedicated HR professional. 5.4.9 Employee Development Activities 2006-07 reporting year CRITERIA 2006-07 1 Formal training activity expenditure $ 5000 2 No. employee hours spent on training activities 148 3 Expenditure on training for remote area employees $ None 4 No. training hours for remote employees None 5 No. graduate trainees/cadets/apprentices currently employed None

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