The government has failed to answer questions on how many of the 13 public servants stood down from work due to sexual abuse or misconduct allegations have been mentioned in redress scheme applications.
The government committed late last year to informing the media when public servants would be stood down from work after sexual abuse allegations were raised against them.
This was after it was revealed in Parliament under questioning from the Greens that a number of workers at the Ashley Youth Detention Centre were off work due to a range of sexual abuse allegations.
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The media statements, however, do not reveal the agency the public servant works for or whether the allegations are historic in nature or current.
Members of the government when questioned for further details on the stand downs have said they were limited in what they could say about the cases as they had a duty of care to state service employees.
Attorney-General Elise Archer last week said legal advice had restrained the government on what it could say.
A government spokesperson this week said subject to legal constraints, further advice will be provided regarding the allegations should developments occur.
"From a public interest perspective, the Tasmanian community can be assured that people in the government's care are safe from any potential risk, as in each case the staff member at the centre of the allegations has been stood down and removed from their place of work," they said.
"It is fundamental that we do not prejudice investigations and acknowledge legal considerations demand that no further comment is made."
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