Council staff turnover up but still below average

STAFF turnover at Gladstone Regional Council was 16.5%, or 117 people, up from the previous year of 13.3%.

The figure is still considerably lower than it was in 2011-12, when turnover was at 29%.

It's also just below the five-year average of 17.5%.

Of the 702 people employed at June 30, 383 are male and 319 are female.