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Released by the Department of Finance under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 
FOI 17/37 Document 1 
27 November 2015 
Brooke Everett 
Assistant Secretary 
People Stream 
Finance Transformation Programme 
Department of Finance 

Dear Brooke, 
Following are the final results for the Department of Finance Enterprise Agreement 
2015–2018 Ballot, conducted between 24 November 2015 and 27 November 2015. 
I hereby declare that ORIMA Research has conducted rigorous checks on the validity 
and count of all votes received, and am satisfied that the results shown below are a full 
and accurate representation of the final results for the Department of Finance 
Enterprise Agreement 2015–2018 Ballot process. 
Final Results 
The final results for the Department of Finance Enterprise Agreement 2015–2018 
Ballot are: 

n = 1,356 valid votes were cast via the online and telephone mechanisms during
the declared polling period (see below).  This represents 77.35% of the roll of
eligible voters (N = 1,753 staff) provided to ORIMA Research.

Of these valid votes, n = 789 are in support of the proposed Enterprise Agreement
(‘Yes’ votes), and n = 567 are not in support of the proposed Enterprise Agreement
(‘No’ votes).

As a percentage of total valid votes cast:

58.19% are in support of Finance’s proposed Enterprise Agreement (‘Yes’
votes); and

41.81% are not in support of Finance’s proposed Enterprise Agreement (‘No’