Q1. What best describes your role within your organisation?

Q2. In which state/territory is your service based?

Q3. Where is most of your service provided?

Q4. What is the primary client group of your organisation?

Q5. How many staff are involved in direct client service delivery in your organisation?

Q6. Has Better Access affected access to clinical training in your discipline?

Q6a. If yes has it improved access or made it more difficult?

Q1. What best describes your role within your organisation?

Respondents comprised 179 service providers, 40 service director/team leaders, nine Administrative managers and one respondent who did not provide their occupation.
RespondentsPer cent
Administrative manager
9
4%
Service director/team leader
40
17%
Service provider
179
78%
(blank)
1
0%
Grand total
229
100%

Q2. In which state/territory is your service based?

The most respondents (41 per cent) were from South Australia. Thirty three per cent of respondents were from New South Wales and 13 per cent of respondents came from the Australian Capital Territory whilst all other states and territories had less than 10 per cent of respondents each.Top of page
RespondentsPer cent
Australian Capital Territory
29
13%
New South Wales
75
33%
Northern Territory
4
2%
Queensland
6
3%
South Australia
93
41%
Tasmania
1
0%
Victoria
13
6%
Western Australia
7
3%
(blank)
1
0%
Grand total
229
100%

Q3. Where is most of your service provided?

The majority of respondents (63 per cent) provide most of their service in a metropolitan area. Eighteen per cent of respondents provide most of their service in a regional area and 10 per cent provide most of their service in a rural area, whilst all other areas had less than 10 per cent of respondents each. Two respondents did not provide an answer.
RespondentsPer cent
Metropolitan area
145
63%
Regional area
41
18%
Remote area
4
2%
Rural area
24
10%
Statewide
13
6%
(blank)
2
1%
Grand total
229
100%

Q4. What is the primary client group of your organisation?

Out of the total 229 respondents, most (79 per cent) identified general adults as a primary client group of their organisation. Twenty three per cent identified adolescents as a primary client group. Nineteen per cent identified children as a primary client group whilst 28 per cent identified older people as a primary client group.
RespondentsPer cent of total respondents
Children (0 to 12 years)
44
19%
Adolescent/younger people (12 to 18 years)
52
23%
General adult (18 to 64 years)
182
79%
Older people (65 years and older)
42
18%
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Q5. How many staff are involved in direct client service delivery in your organisation?

Half of the respondent organisations have less than 20 staff involved in direct client service delivery, while a quarter have between 21 and 100 and a quarter have more than 100.
RespondentsPer cent
Less than 10
60
26%
Between 11 and 20
54
24%
Between 21 and 50
39
17%
Between 51 and 100
20
9%
More than 100
54
24%
(blank)
2
1%
Grand total
229
100%

Q6. Has the Better Access Initiative affected access to clinical training in your discipline?

The majority of respondents (81 per cent) indicated that the Better Access Initiative has not affected access to clinical training in their discipline. Only 19 per cent indicated that the Better Access Initiative had an effect.
RespondentsPer cent
Yes
43
19%
No
185
81%
(blank)
1
0%
Grand total
229
100%

Q6a. Has the Better Access Initiative affected access to clinical training in your discipline? If yes has it improved access or made it more difficult?

The majority of respondents (53 per cent) who indicated that the Better Access Initiative has affected access to clinical training in their discipline reported that it had improved access, while 42 per cent reported that it had made access more difficult.
RespondentsPer cent
Improved access
23
53%
Made it more difficult
18
42%
(blank)
2
5%
Grand total
43
100%