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Employment frameworks

As at 30 June 2019, all non-SES APS staff were employed under our EA. Nine SES staff members were employed under common law contracts.

Enterprise Agreement

Our EA outlines the terms and employment conditions of non-SES employees. The current EA commenced on 19 October 2016 and has a nominal expiry date of 18 October 2019.

Remuneration

Salary ranges based on classification level from our current EA are shown in Table 5.7. The AIHW’s remuneration arrangements do not provide access to, or include, performance pay.

Table 5.7: EA salary range for APS and EL employees, 30 June 2019

Salary points ($)

Lowest

Highest

APS 1

44,670

50,111

APS 2

51,945

56,900

APS 3

59,078

64,640

APS 4

66,218

71,719

APS 5

73,824

79,073

APS 6

82,801

91,534

EL 1

101,275

112,974

EL 2

123,941

139,288

Individual flexibility arrangements

Our EA contains provisions for flexible arrangements to enable tailoring of remuneration and conditions for individual employees in particular circumstances. As at 30 June 2019, 1 non-SES staff had individual flexibility arrangements in place.

SES terms and conditions

The terms and conditions of employment for SES staff, including remuneration, are contained in common law contracts. They provide for salary entitlements and non-salary benefits relating to leave arrangements and entitlements, superannuation, salary sacrifice, travel and allowances.

At 30 June 2019, the ranges within which the CEO could set salaries were $169,777 to $198,305 for SES Band 1 and $220,000 to $244,000 for SES Band 2.