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Annual Report 2014 - 2015

Our people

We value our people and understand that, to support them, we need to promote their health and wellbeing and offer professional development and career opportunities.

Fact file
1,046 staff, 479 in regional offices and 567 in our Central Sydney office
533 lawyers and 513 administrative and corporate services staff
48 Aboriginal staff
277 men and 769 women
63 lawyers with specialist accreditation

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The year ahead

  • Introduce Individual Planning – the new performance management system – launching a range of online and face-to-face workshops to support managers and staff.
  • Improve staff health and wellbeing based on the findings from the health and wellbeing surveys and the Workplace Behaviour and Ethics Project.
  • Introduce the new Code of Conduct.
  • Increase training for staff about mental health issues to assist them in their work with clients experiencing mental health difficulties.
  • Increase our Aboriginal workforce to six per cent of the total workforce and raise the number of Aboriginal staff in ongoing roles and senior roles.
  • Implement a new model of Aboriginal cultural competency training across all legal practice areas.
  • Develop a workforce strategy for the recruitment, employment and retention of people with disability.