Search

« Back to Publications

Queensland public service numbers continue to increase

Amy Remeikis reports in the Brisbane Times (14.4.16) on the release of public sector data which reveal the modest growth in public service jobs in the year since the Palaszczuk Government came to office.

‘The State’s public service grew by 313 full-time positions in the December quarter, with Queensland now supporting 245,279 public service jobs.

‘Just prior to the LNP leaving office, there were 240,372 public sector employees with 201,409.61 of those, full-time.

‘While the Newman Government cut positions during its first years in office, dropping to a low in the December 2013 figures revealing 227,836 employees from of 244,135 when it took power, those numbers had gradually begun increasing from the March 2014 report.

‘The public service has grown by just under 5000 since the Palaszczuk Government came to power, with most of those full time.’

The TJRyan Foundation does not guarantee the accuracy, currency or completeness of any information or material available on this website. The TJRyan Foundation reserves the right to change information or material on this website at any time without notice. Links from this site to external, non-TJRyan Foundation websites should not be construed as implying any relationship with and/or endorsement of the external site or its content by the TJR Foundation, nor any commercial relationship with the owners of any external site. Should any TJRyan research project be funded by an individual or organisation the source of funding will be stated beside the research report. In all other cases contributions are provided on a pro bono basis.
Receive the latest news

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Get notified about new articles

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.