5325—POLICE DEATH AND DISABILITY SCHEME

Mr Shoebridge to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Minister for the Hunter, and Vice-President of the Executive Council—

  1. How many police were discharged for hurt on duty for the periods:
    1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
    2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
    3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    1. How many of those officers were determined to be partially incapacitated as a result of psychological injury?
    2. Of the officers in question (2) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was in place immediately prior to the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 in each of the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    3. Of the officers in question (2) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was put in place as a result of the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 for the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    1. How many of those officers were determined to be wholly incapacitated by psychological injury?
    2. Of the officers in question (3) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was in place immediately prior to the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 in each of the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    3. Of the officers in question (3) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was put in place as a result of the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 for the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    1. How many of those officers were determined to be partially incapacitated as a result of physical injury?
    2. Of the officers in question (4) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was in place immediately prior to the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 in each of the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    3. Of the officers in question (4) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was put in place as a result of the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 for the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    1. How many of those officers were determined to be wholly incapacitated as a result of physical injury?
    2. Of the officers in question (5) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was in place immediately prior to the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 in each of the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    3. Of the officers in question (5) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was put in place as a result of the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 for the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    1. How many of those officers were determined to be partially incapacitated as a result of both psychological and physical injury?
    2. Of the officers in question (6) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was in place immediately prior to the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 in each of the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    3. Of the officers in question (6) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was put in place as a result of the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 for the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    1. How many of those officers were determined to be wholly incapacitated as a result of both psychological and physical injury?
    2. Of the officers in question (7) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was in place immediately prior to the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 in each of the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?
    3. Of the officers in question (7) (a), how many received income support for their injuries under the Police Death and Disability Scheme that was put in place as a result of the amendments introduced under the Police Amendment (Death and Disability) Bill 2011 for the following periods:
      1. 30 November 2011 30 June 2012?
      2. 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013?
      3. 1 July 2013 to date?

Answer—

The figures provided below for police exits include all police who were members of the Death and Disability scheme who had a last day of service between 30 November 2011 and 2 December 2013. It excludes police who were covered by the Police Superannuation Scheme. Income support is defined as a lump sum payment for partial or total incapacity, and⁄or a monthly payment for income protection payments made after discharge.

  1.  
    1. 23.
    2. 462.
    3. 60 as at 2 December 2013.
  2.  
    1. 454.
    2.  
      1. 17.
      2. 282.
      3. 0 as at 2 December 2013.
    3.  
      1. 0.
      2. 77.
      3. 39 as at 2 December 2013.
  3.  
    1. 22.
    2.  
      1. 2.
      2. 17.
      3. 0 as at 2 December 2013.
    3.  
      1. 0.
      2. 3.
      3. 0 as at 2 December 2013.
  4.  
    1. 23.
    2.  
      1. 0.
      2. 15.
      3. 0 as at 2 December 2013.
    3.  
      1. 0.
      2. 6.
      3. 2 as at 2 December 2013.
  5.  
    1. 1.
    2.  
      1. 0.
      2. 1.
      3. 0 as at 2 December 2013.
    3.  
      1. 0.
      2. 0.
      3. 0 as at 2 December 2013.
  6.  
    1. 40.
    2.  
      1. 2.
      2. 29.
      3. 0 as at 2 December 2013.
    3.  
      1. 0.
      2. 4.
      3. 3 as at 2 December 2013.
  7.  
    1. 4.
    2.  
      1. 2.
      2. 2.
      3. 0 as at 2 December 2013.
    3.  
      1. 0.
      2. 0.
      3. 0 as at 2 December 2013.


Question asked on 27 November 2013 (session 55-1) and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 184.
Answer received on 1 January 2014 and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 185.