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Annual Report 2015 - 2016

Our people

During the year, Legal Aid NSW continued to invest in our people. This investment acknowledges that staff work in a challenging context and need to be highly skilled and well supported.

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1,116 staff, 554 in regional offices and 562 in our Central Sydney office
586 lawyers and 530 administrative and corporate services staff
57 Aboriginal staff
284 men and 832 women
79 lawyers with specialist accreditation

Staff numbers over 5 years

Year FTE* figures** Financial year end Actual staff number Financial year end
2015–2016 1,028.95 1,116
2014–2015 945.85 1,046
2013–2014 903.91 994
2012–2013 871.25 959
2011–2012 882.72 965

*FTE: full-time equivalent
** See Appendices 1 and 2 for more details

Staff movements over 5 years

Staff movements2011–20122012–20132013–20142014–20152015–2016
New ongoing staff1218155456
Staff departures44525766165
Promotions2121321151

Note: Under the Government Sector Employment Act 2013, permanent staff are referred to as ‘ongoing’.

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