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Frequently Asked Questions

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How long did the Service Priority Review take?

The review began in mid-May 2017 and was completed in six months.

How much did the Service Priority Review cost?

A budget of $500,000 was allocated to the review. This comprised the fees for the independent Service Priority Review panel, specialist advice, publishing and consumables. Secretariat support for the review was provided within the Department of the Premier and Cabinet by a small team of officers from across the public sector.


Who did the Service Priority Review panel consult with?

The Terms of Reference allowed the review panel to invite submissions or consult as appropriate with relevant stakeholders during the review. Details of the consultation were determined by the panel.


Will the Service Priority Review final report be made available to the public?

The final report is now being considered by the State Government. The final report will be published online, along with submissions to the review (unless they were submitted as 'confidential').


How does the Service Priority Review relate to the State Government's public sector renewal?

The State Government's public sector renewal involves a number of measures to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, accountability and affordability of the Western Australian public sector. These measures include: Service Priority Review; machinery of government changes; Sustainable Health Review; CEO Working Groups; and Special Inquiry into Government Programs and Projects. A number of these initiatives are occurring at the same time.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.