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Appendix D: Executive remuneration disclosures

The tables in this appendix provide information on executive remuneration as required by Subdivision C of Part 2–3 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014.

The nature and amount of remuneration for Senior Executive Service (SES) officers are determined through the ACIC Senior Executive Service Remuneration and Benefits Policy. SES salary increases take into account the complexity of the officer’s role, their current and previous performance, their contributions to corporate goals and values, the financial position of the ACIC, comparisons with other SES officers, and the quantum of remuneration relative to other ACIC staff.

The ACIC uses common law contracts for all SES employees to govern remuneration and entitlements.

As our CEO and ACIC examiners are statutory office holders, the Remuneration Tribunal sets their remuneration and entitlements.

Key management personnel

Table D.1: Key management personnel

Name

Position

Term as key management personnel

Michael Phelan

Chief Executive Officer

Full year

Anne Brown

Chief Operating Officer

Full year

Matthew Rippon

Executive Director Intelligence Operations

Full year

Mark Harrison

Executive Director Capability

Part year—1 July 2020 to 31 December 2020

Rochelle Thorne

Executive Director NCIS Program

Full year

Stewart Sibree

Acting Executive Director Technology

Full year

Table D.2: Summary of remuneration for key management personnel

2020–21

2019–20

$

$

Short-term benefits

Base salary

1,680,696

1,746,063

Bonuses

Other benefits and allowances

8,690

29,679

Total short-term benefits

1,689,386

1,775,742

Superannuation

291,281

283,017

Total post-employment benefits

291,281

283,017

Other long-term benefits

Long service leave

40,889

41,498

Total other long-term benefits

40,889

41,498

Termination benefits

366,185

Total key management personnel remuneration

2,387,741

2,100,257

Note: Final figures have been rounded to the nearest dollar.

Table D.3: Information about remuneration for key management personnel 2020–2021

Short‑term benefits

Post‑employment benefits

Other long‑term benefits

Termination benefits

Total remuneration

Name

Position title

Base salarya

Bonuses

Other benefits and allowances

Superannuation contributionsb

Long service leavec

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

Michael Phelan

Chief Executive Officerd

501,351

1,580

79,099

12,097

594,127

Anne Brown

Chief Operating Officer

278,555

1,580

51,739

6,854

338,728

Matthew Rippon

Executive Director Intelligence Operations

275,418

1,580

49,445

6,550

332,994

Mark Harrison

Executive Director Capability

127,568

790

19,553

3,275

266,185

417,371

Rochelle Thorne

Chief Information Officer/Executive Director NCIS Program

253,247

1,580

49,445

6,550

100,000

410,823

Stewart Sibree

Acting Executive Director Technology

244,556

1,580

41,999

5,563

293,699

Total

1,680,696

8,690

291,281

40,889

366,185

2,387,741

a Base salary includes salary paid or due to employee for the year; it includes net annual leave (total annual accrual minus leave taken in this financial year) and any applicable acting allowances.

b Superannuation is subject to Public Sector Superannuation Scheme, Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme and Public Sector Superannuation Accumulation Plan rules. Superannuation contributions are the 2020–21 contributions by the ACIC to the applicable superannuation fund. They do not include employee post-tax contributions or additional lump sum payments.

c Long service leave is the value of long service accrued during this financial year.

d CEO salary is subject to a 2020 full-time office holder Remuneration Tribunal determination. The ACIC CEO is also the Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology. The full cost of the ACIC CEO is included above.

Note: Includes officers substantively holding or acting for a period exceeding 3 months in a key management personnel position.

Due to an internal restructure the Executive Director Capability and Executive Director NCIS Program positions were repurposed.

Final figures have been rounded to the nearest dollar.

Table D.4: Information about remuneration for senior executives 2020–2021

Short‑term benefits

Post‑employment benefits

Other long‑term benefits

Termination benefits

Total remuneration

Total remuneration bands

Number of senior executives

Average base salary

Average bonuses

Average other benefits and allowances

Average superannuation contributions

Average long service leave

Average termination benefits

Average total remuneration

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

0–220,000

4

110,633

1,492

15,510

3,284

130,620

220,001–245,000

2

191,137

1,816

28,893

4,881

226,728

245,001–270,000

3

222,372

1,185

32,887

3,919

260,363

270,001–295,000

3

234,390

4,898

41,679

4,322

285,288

320,001–345,000

1

94,533

859

19,665

5,000

200,128

320,184

Note: Final figures have been rounded to the nearest dollar.

Table D.5: Information about remuneration for other highly paid staff 2020–2021

Short‑term benefits

Post‑employment benefits

Other long‑term benefits

Termination benefits

Total remuneration

Total remuneration bands

Number of other highly paid staff

Average base salary

Average bonuses

Average other benefits and allowances

Average superannuation contributions

Average long service leave

Average termination benefits

Average total remuneration

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

$

245,001–270,000

1

243,771

20,354

5,192

269,317

270,001–295,000

1

243,797

43,979

6,880

294,656

470,001–495,000

1

415,740

62,234

10,508

488,481

Note: Final figures have been rounded to the nearest dollar.