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Executive remuneration

Key Management Personnel

Key management personnel (KMP) are those persons having authority and responsibility for planning, directing and controlling the activities of AMSA. AMSA has determined the KMP to be the members of the AMSA Board and Executive. Members of the AMSA Board and Executive were as follows:

Short-term benefits

Short-term benefits

Short-term benefits

Post-employment benefits

Other long-term 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

Stuart Richey

Board Member (Chair)

119,713

0

18,439

138,152

Jennifer Clark

Board Member (Deputy Chair)

106,183

16,374

122,557

Jane Cutler

Board Member

59,857

9,219

69,076

Russell Reichelt1

Board Member

24,935

3,522

28,457

  1. Russell Reichelt ceased as a Board Member on 11 November 2019.
  2. Ian Poiner was appointed as a Board Member on 13 November 2019.
  3. Gary Prosser ceased in the role as Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 21 October 2019.
  4. Sachi Wimmer was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 23 January 2020.

* Base salary consists of the cash salary (as detailed in executive common law employment contracts), accrued annual leave and higher duties allowance (paid when executives are acting temporarily in a position with a higher base salary).

The above KMP remuneration includes the remuneration and other benefits of the AMSA Board which is determined by the Remuneration Tribunal. Remuneration arrangements for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is shared between the Remuneration Tribunal and the Chairman of the AMSA Board.

The CEO determines remuneration and conditions for AMSA Executive having regard to the Government’s Workplace Relations Bargaining Policy 2018 and relativity for comparable positions within AMSA, the APS and the wider employment market.

The AMSA Executive, apart from the CEO, are employed under common law contracts which set out the core conditions and terms of employment, including remuneration.

Table 2: Senior Executives

Senior Executives (Senior Managers) are employed under common law contracts which set out the core conditions and terms of employment, including remuneration.

The AMSA Executive, in consultation with the CEO, determine remuneration and conditions for Senior Executives (Senior Managers) having regard to the Government’s Workplace Relations Bargaining Policy 2018 and relativity for comparable positions within AMSA, the APS and the wider employment market.

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 - $220,000

11

70,504

2,942

2,493

14,579

2,499

93,017

$220,001 - $245,000

8

182,713

7,175

4,371

30,839

7,293

232,391

$245,001 - $270,000

4

198,558

12,246

4,995

34,768

10,172

260,739

$270,001 - $295,000

7

216,397

17,269

6,060

34,725

9,312

283,763

$295,001 - $320,000

3

242,801

13,068

5,737

35,220

9,630

306,456

$320,001 - $345,000

1

175,744

9,753

4,572

28,380

3,641

103,170

325,260

$345,001 - $370,000

1

254,742

20,747

4,995

47,756

18,015

346,255

$370,001 - $395,000

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

$395,001 - $420,000

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

$420,001 - $445,000

1

194,804

16,160

4,995

39,831

11,311

158,852

425,953

$445,001 - $470,000

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

$470,001 - $495,000

1

208,769

4,750

39,023

3,490

220,244

476,275

$495,001 - …

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Table 3: Other Highly Paid Staff

Other highly paid staff are employed under the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Enterprise Agreement 2016–2019.

Notes in relation to information contained in Table 1, 2 and 3:

  1. These tables were prepared on an accrual basis. Some of the amounts are impacted by the duration of service during the reporting period
  2. The base salary amount includes salary, allowances, annual leave paid and the movement in annual leave provision during the reporting period.
  3. The bonuses are payable within 12 months.
  4. The other benefits and allowances amount includes car parking, housing benefits, other benefits and the associated fringe benefits tax amount where it is reportable.
  5. The superannuation contributions amount includes employer contributions, including the productivity component.
  6. The long service leave amount includes long service leave paid and the movement in the long service leave provision during the reporting period.
  7. The termination benefits amount excludes annual leave and long service leave paid out on cessation of employment.

Total remuneration bands

Short-term benefits

Post-employment benefits

Other long-term benefits

Termination benefits

Total remuneration

Number of other highly paid staff

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

$225,001 - $245,000

9

178,600

460

10,094

26,781

7,576

7,824

231,336

$245,001 - $270,000

12

189,085

453

5,840

27,890

9,471

18,236

250,975

$270,001 - $295,000

1

224,569

0

0

33,969

19,308

277,846

$295,001 - $320,000

2

127,165

0

0

23,877

(1,254)

160,957

310,746

$320,001 - $345,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

$345,001 - $370,000

2

155,364

0

0

20,578

(2,202)

180,480

354,220

$370,001 - $395,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

$395,001 - $420,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

$420,001 - $445,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

$445,001 - $470,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

$470,001 - $495,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

$495,001 - …

0

0

0

0

0

0

-

-

-