The Department of Finance has confirmed that a contract to outsource audit leave balances for the Office of Shares Services staff has ended. It has come to light that a substantial part of the work was being off-shored.
Children are being exposed to criminals and potential sex predators due to a backlog of Working with Children checks, with some taking up to year. A Government review said there was "some risk to the community" from at least 40 people with criminal records who were able to work with children while waiting for their assessment.
on Tuesday, 18 September 2012. Posted in News
CPSU Victoria secretary Karen Batt has called on the Federal Government to strengthen the Fair Work Act to help state public sector employees who are unable to finalise new enterprise agreements without protracted industrial action.
on Friday, 24 August 2012. Posted in News, Perth Now, Community Services - Child Protection And Family Support - Dept For
The State has abandoned some of its most vulnerable children because the Department of Child Protection can't keep up with the rapid increase in demand for help, according to case workers and their union.