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On this page you will find regular updates on a range of topics which may be of interest to you.

News and Events

Organisational Structure

Departmental Governance policies

Major Policy and Program initiatives

Employment and workforce statistics

Please refer to the State Service Management Office.

Department of Justice workforce statistics as of 30 June each year can be found in the Department’s Annual report

Gifts and benefits register

2019-20 Gifts and benefits register

  • 1 July - 30 September 2019: No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting.

2018-19 Gifts and benefits register

  • 1 April – 30 June 2019: No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting
  • 1 January – 31 March 2019: No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting
  • 1 October – 31 December 2018: No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting.
  • 1 July - 30 September 2018: No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting.

2017-18 Gifts and benefits register

  • 1 April - 30 June 2018: No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting.
  • 1 Jan - 31 Mar 2018: 2 items were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting. See table below.
  • 1 Oct - 30 Dec 2017: 1 item was declared in the quarter that meets the threshold for reporting. See table below.
  • 1 July – 30 September 2017: No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting.
Date of Receipt of Offer Description of gift, benefit and/or hospitality offered Reason for acceptance Person/Organisation offering gift, benefit and/or hospitality Value of gift, benefit and/or hospitality ($)
20/11/2017 Attended a lunch at a local restaurant with representatives from Department of State Growth and University of Tasmania Celebrating completion of important project stage University of Tasmania $100
19/3/2018 Carol Schwartz spoke at a Property Council of Australia event on 27 March 2018. As speaker, Carol was given an additional ticket to the event  which was gifted to a Department of Justice staff member. Builds goodwill, maintains stakeholder relationships and encourages and enhances professional networks Carol Schwartz, Trawalla $125
29/3/2018 Invitation to the 2018 Tasmanian Cement, Concrete and Aggregates Australia Innovation Awards Builds goodwill, maintains stakeholder relationships and encourages and enhances professional networks Brian Hauser - State director - Vic / Tas Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia $150

2016-17 Gifts and benefits register

  • 1 October to 31 December 2016 – No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting
  • 1 January to 31 March 2017 - No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting
  • 1 April to 30 June 2017 - No gifts, benefits or hospitality were declared in the quarter that meet the threshold for reporting

Senior Executive Service information

Please refer to the State Service Management Office.

More detailed figures can be found in the Service Annual Report - Appendix 1 - Workforce Profile

*These figures are updated on or around the end of April and October respectively.

Telecommunications expenditure

Please refer to information on telecommunications and mobile devices expenditure (XLSX, 9.2 KB).

*These figures are updated on or around the end of March and September respectively.

Contracts and Consultancies

Please refer to the Tasmanian Government Tenders website.

Additional categories of data released from October 2018

Category Source websitePeriodNumber

Same sex marriages registered

Births, Deaths and Marriages

January 2018 - 30 September 2019

232

  • 77 male/male couples
  • 155 female/female couples

Number of Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registrations

CBOS

As at end 30 September 2019

127,904

Number of licence holders by occupation

CBOS

As at end 30 September 2019

Total: 12,553

Electrical licences – 6,495

Plumber licences – 2,020

Gas-fitter licences – 687

Auto Gas-fitter licences – 55

Building Services Providers – 3,296

Rental bonds lodged with the Residential Deposit Authority

CBOS

As at end 30 September 2019

43,413 current bonds

Number of bonds paid to tenants and property owners

CBOS

As at end 30 September 2019

145,209 closed bonds

Number of consumer enquiries and complaints received

CBOS

Apr 2019 – Sep 2019

36,240

People on community based orders

Corrections

Apr 2019 – Sep 2019

1,997[1]

Prisoner numbers (including gender)

Corrections

Apr 2019 – Sep 2019

Male: 617 [2]

Female: 53

Case lodgements for Criminal and Miscellaneous applications – Magistrates Court

Magistrates Court

Apr 2019 – Sep 2019

14,716[3]

Case lodgements for Criminal and Miscellaneous applications – Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Apr 2019 – Sep 2019

512[4]

MPES collection rate (i.e. all debt referrals and related receipts over a period)

MPES

Apr 2018 – Sep 2019

118%

[1] Average of first day of the Month for each month of the reporting period.

[2] Average of daily average over the month for each month of the reporting period.

[3]Comprises: Adult Criminal including breaches (11,180), Youth Criminal (699), Miscellaneous, Restraint, Family Violence and Child Protection applications (2,837).

[4]Comprises: Adult Criminal, First Instance (315) and Bail Application (197)