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Appendix H: Workforce statistics

Workforce statistics

Table 18: All ongoing employees by location - current reporting period (2019-20)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

31

2

33

68

34

102

0

0

0

135

Qld

16

3

19

52

17

69

0

0

0

88

SA

9

0

9

16

5

21

0

0

0

30

Tas

3

0

3

8

2

10

0

0

0

13

Vic

27

1

28

57

19

76

0

0

0

104

WA

4

0

4

32

12

44

0

0

0

48

ACT

106

4

110

127

21

148

0

0

0

258

NT

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

198

10

208

360

110

470

0

0

0

678

Table 19: All non-ongoing employees by location—current report period (2019–20)19

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

2

0

2

2

0

2

0

0

0

4

Qld

1

1

2

0

4

4

0

0

0

6

SA

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Tas

1

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

2

Vic

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

WA

0

0

0

2

0

2

0

0

0

2

ACT

12

0

12

13

1

14

0

0

0

26

NT

1

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

2

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

19

1

20

19

5

24

0

0

0

44

*Table includes statutory appointments under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Cth)

Table 20: All ongoing employees previous report period (2018–19)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

35

2

37

79

34

113

0

0

0

150

Qld

20

2

22

65

10

75

0

0

0

97

SA

10

0

10

19

6

25

0

0

0

35

Tas

3

0

3

11

2

13

0

0

0

16

Vic

29

2

31

66

19

85

0

0

0

116

WA

6

0

6

36

12

48

0

0

0

54

ACT

103

5

108

135

26

161

0

0

0

269

NT

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

207

11

218

411

109

520

0

0

0

738

Table 21: All non–ongoing employees previous report period (2018–19)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

2

0

2

7

6

13

0

0

0

15

Qld

7

0

7

5

5

10

0

0

0

17

SA

1

0

1

5

0

5

0

0

0

6

Tas

0

0

0

2

0

2

0

0

0

2

Vic

2

2

4

3

12

15

0

0

0

19

WA

1

0

1

4

1

5

0

0

0

6

ACT

15

1

16

14

2

16

0

0

0

32

NT

2

0

2

3

3

0

0

0

5

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

30

3

33

43

26

69

0

0

0

102

*Table does not include statutory appointments under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Cth)

Table 22: Australian Public Service Act ongoing employees current report period (2019–20)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

1

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

2

SES 1

5

0

5

2

0

2

0

0

0

7

EL 2

13

0

13

28

0

28

0

0

0

41

EL 1

50

1

51

56

4

60

0

0

0

111

APS 6

61

2

63

105

12

117

0

0

0

180

APS 5

36

3

39

50

2

52

0

0

0

91

APS 4

12

0

12

51

12

63

0

0

0

75

APS 3

18

0

18

60

16

76

0

0

0

94

APS 2

2

4

6

7

64

71

0

0

0

77

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

198

10

208

360

110

470

0

0

0

678

Table 23: Australian Public Service Act non-ongoing employees current report period (2019–20)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total male

Full-time

Part-time

Total female

Full-time

Part-time

Total indeterminate

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

EL 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

EL 1

1

0

1

3

0

3

0

0

0

4

APS 6

1

1

2

4

0

4

0

0

0

6

APS 5

5

0

5

1

0

1

0

0

0

6

APS 4

1

0

1

6

1

7

0

0

0

8

APS 3

2

0

2

3

0

3

0

0

0

5

APS 2

0

0

0

4

4

0

0

0

4

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

10

1

11

17

5

22

0

0

0

33

Table 24: Australian Public Service Act ongoing employees previous report period (2018–19)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

EL 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

EL 1

1

0

1

3

0

3

0

0

0

4

APS 6

1

1

2

4

0

4

0

0

0

6

APS 5

5

0

5

1

0

1

0

0

0

6

APS 4

1

0

1

6

1

7

0

0

0

8

APS 3

2

0

2

3

0

3

0

0

0

5

APS 2

0

0

0

0

4

4

0

0

0

4

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

10

1

11

17

5

22

0

0

0

33

Table 25: Australian Public Service Act non–ongoing employees previous report period (2018–19)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

SES 1

3

0

3

5

0

5

0

0

0

8

EL 2

16

0

16

26

1

27

0

0

0

43

EL 1

53

0

53

53

5

58

0

0

0

111

APS 6

85

3

88

143

10

153

0

0

0

241

APS 5

14

1

15

36

0

36

0

0

0

51

APS 4

13

0

13

50

11

61

0

0

0

74

APS 3

20

0

20

89

3

92

0

0

0

112

APS 2

1

7

8

9

79

88

0

0

0

96

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

207

11

218

411

109

520

0

0

0

738

Table 25: Australian Public Service Act non–ongoing employees previous report period (2018–19)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 1

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

EL 2

3

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

EL 1

3

0

3

2

0

2

0

0

0

5

APS 6

10

0

10

7

0

7

0

0

0

17

APS 5

7

0

7

6

0

6

0

0

0

13

APS 4

3

0

3

10

1

11

0

0

0

14

APS 3

3

0

3

5

5

0

0

0

8

APS 2

1

3

4

12

25

37

0

0

0

41

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

30

3

33

43

25

69

0

0

0

102

Table 26: Australian Public Service Act employees by full–time and part–time status current report period (2019–20)

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Ongoing

Full-time

Part-time

Total Non-Ongoing

Total

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

2

0

2

0

0

0

2

SES 1

7

0

7

0

0

0

7

EL 2

41

0

41

0

0

0

41

EL 1

106

5

111

4

0

4

115

APS 6

166

14

180

5

1

6

186

APS 5

86

5

91

6

6

97

APS 4

63

12

75

7

1

8

83

APS 3

78

16

94

5

5

99

APS 2

9

68

77

4

4

81

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

558

120

678

27

6

33

711

Table 27: Australian Public Service Act Employees by full–time and part–time status previous report period (2018–19)

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Ongoing

Full-time

Part-time

Total Non-Ongoing

Total

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

2

0

2

0

0

0

2

SES 1

8

0

8

1

0

1

9

EL 2

42

1

43

3

0

3

46

EL 1

106

5

111

5

0

5

116

APS 6

228

13

241

17

0

17

258

APS 5

50

1

51

13

0

13

64

APS 4

63

11

74

13

1

14

88

APS 3

109

3

112

8

0

8

120

APS 2

10

86

96

13

28

41

137

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

618

120

738

73

29

102

840

Table 28: Australian Public Service Act Employment type by location, current report period (2019–20)

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

NSW

135

3

138

Qld

88

5

93

SA

30

0

30

Tas

13

1

14

Vic

104

0

104

WA

48

0

48

ACT

258

23

281

NT

2

1

3

External Territories

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

Total

678

33

711

Table 29: Australian Public Service Act Employment type by location, previous report period (2018–19)

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

NSW

150

15

165

Qld

97

17

114

SA

35

6

41

Tas

16

2

18

Vic

116

19

135

WA

54

6

60

ACT

269

32

301

NT

1

5

6

External Territories

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

Total

738

102

840

Table 30: Australian Public Service Act Indigenous Employment Current Report Period (2019–20)

Total

Ongoing

11

Non-Ongoing

3

Total

14

Table 31: Australian Public Service Act Indigenous Employment Previous Report Period (2018–19)

Total

Ongoing

12

Non-Ongoing

2

Total

14

Table 32: Australian Public Service Act Employment arrangements current report period (2019–20)

SES

Non-SES

Total

Enterprise Agreement

0

1792

1792

Section 24

9

0

9

Individual Flexibility Arrangement

0

20

20

Total

9

1812

1821

Table 33: Australian Public Service Act employment salary ranges by classification level (minimum/maximum) current report period (2019–20)

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

SES 3

0

0

SES 2

$252,599.00

$278,668.00

SES 1

$188,977.00

$201,874.00

EL 2

$120,863.00

$218,581.00

EL 1

$102,230.00

$141,913.00

APS 6

$81,860.00

$166,666.82

APS 5

$73,951.00

$88,328.00

APS 4

$66,304.00

$78,685.00

APS 3

$59,488.00

$65,193.00

APS 2

$52,227.00

$57,918.00

APS 1

$46,148.00

$51,006.00

Other

0

0

Minimum/Maximum range

$46,148.00

$278,668.00

Table 34: Statutory appointments under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 as of 30 June 2020

Position

Legislative provision for existence of role

Current occupant

Current term

Electoral Commissioner
Australian Electoral Commission

Subsection 18(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Tom Rogers

Five years from 15/12/2020

Deputy Electoral Commissioner

Subsection 19(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Jeff Pope APM

Five years from 19/12/2016

Australian Electoral Officer NSW

Subsection 20(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Warwick Austin

Five years from 02/11/2017

Australian Electoral Officer Vic

Subsection 20(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Steve Kennedy

Five years from 15/06/2017

Australian Electoral Officer Qld

Subsection 20(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Thomas Ryan

Five years from 03/09/2015

Australian Electoral Officer WA

Subsection 20(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Fleur Hill*

Five years from 23/03/2017

Australian Electoral Officer SA

Subsection 20(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Vacant**

Australian Electoral Officer Tas

Subsection 20(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

David Molnar

Five years from 8/12/2016

Australian Electoral Officer NT

Subsection 20(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Vacant***

Vacant. Term not to exceed seven years

Chairperson Australian Electoral Commission

Subsection 6(2)(a) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

The Hon. Dennis Cowdroy AO QC

Six months from 23/03/2020

Non-judicial member Australian Electoral Commission

Subsection 6(2)(c) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Dr David Gruen

Until December 2024

*These duties are being performed by Michelle Harper in an acting capacity.

**These duties are being performed by Nye Coffey in an acting capacity.

***These duties are being performed by Adrian McCabe in an acting capacity.

Table 35: Information about remuneration for key management personnel*

Short-term benefits

Post-employment benefits

Other long-term benefits

Termination benefits

Total remuneration

Name

Position title

Base salary

Bonuses

Other benefits and allowances

Superannuation contributions

Long service leave

Other long-term benefits

Tom Rogers

Electoral Commissioner

505,366

0

0

72,606

12,152

0

0

590,124

Jeff Pope

Deputy Electoral Commissioner

315,644

0

0

45,055

7,630

0

0

368,329

Andrew Gately

First Assistant Commissioner

134,986

3,500

0

35,653

4,964

0

280,316

459,419

Tim Courtney

First Assistant Commissioner

266,710

3,500

0

52,090

6,905

-

-

329,205

Lynn White

A/g First Assistant Commissioner

158,860

0

0

25,008

3,771

0

0

187,639

*At 30 June 2020, the AEC did not have any other highly paid staff.

Table 36: Information about remuneration for senior executives (SES)*

Total remuneration bands

Short-term benefits

Post-employment benefits

Other long-term benefits

Termination benefits

Total remuneration

Number of senior executives

Average base salary

Average bonuses

Average other benefits and allowances

Average superannuation contributions

Average long service leave

Average other long-term benefits

Average termination benefits

Average total remuneration

$0 - $225,000

17

105,884

998

0

16,411

2,749

0

0

126,033

$225,001 - $245,000

3

193,858

1,167

0

31,707

4,873

0

0

231,605

$245,001 - $270,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

$270,001 - $295,000

1

259,693

0

0

20,932

6,294

0

0

286,919

$295,001 - $320,000

2

254,427

0

0

38,474

6,113

0

0

299,013

$320,001 - $345,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

$345,001 - $370,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

$370,001 - $395,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

$395,001 - $420,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

$420,001 - $445,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

$445,001 - $470,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

$470,001 - $495,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

$495,001 - …

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

*At 30 June 2020, the AEC did not have any other highly paid staff.