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2015 conduct and performance data

As a proportion of the public sector profile, work performance matters represent 1.71% of the Queensland public sector with 0.13% of the workforce reported for the most serious breach of conduct expectations. This is a small number of employees relative to the total public sector workforce and overwhelmingly demonstrates that the majority of public servants are meeting or exceeding standards expected of them.

2014-2015 is the first year this information has been collected and published.

Outcomes

The most common outcome of reported matters was ‘No Further Action’ required (35%). In most of these cases, allegations were not substantiated.

In 22% of cases, a formal disciplinary process was applied in accordance with the Public Service Act 2008 (PDF, 328KB) or relevant employing legislation. Outcomes included reprimands, increment reduction, classification reduction, monetary penalty, transfer, or termination of employment.

Total work performance matters reported
Total number of work performance matters reported 2014-153193
Category 21979 – 62%
Category 3(a)973 – 30%
Category 3(b)241 – 8%

Benchmarks

A total of 58% of all reported work performance matters for 2014-15 were finalised within the benchmarks of the CaPE case categorisation framework. The target is 75% and timeliness of management action will be a focus in 2015-16.

2015 reports

Departments

Public service offices

Declared public service offices