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People and Relationships

People and relationships

This section describes a range of employment and post employment benefits provided to our people and our relationships with other key people.

3.1: Resources Provided Free of Charge

During the period the following resources were provided free of charge by the Department of Defence:

a. Salaried Australian Public Servants,

b. Office accommodation with computer, telephone, postage and stationery support, and

c. Use of the Australian Defence Force pay system to recover loan repayments from serving Australian Army members

2020

2019

The average staffing levels for the AMFRTF during the period

2

2

3.2: Key Management Personnel Remuneration

Key management personnel are those persons having authority and responsibility for planning, directing and controlling the activities of the AMFRTF directly or indirectly, including any Trustee (whether executive or otherwise) of the AMFRTF. AMFRTF has determined the key management personnel to be the Trustees.

Under Part 2, Section 11 (1) of the Services Trust Funds Act 1947, Trustees are not entitled to receive from the AMFRTF any remuneration for any work done by them in relation to the administration of the AMFRTF. Under Part 2, Section 14 of the Services Trust Funds Act 1947, a person who is a Trustee or a dependant of a Trustee shall not receive any benefits from the AMFRTF. The Trustees received no remuneration or benefits from the AMFRTF during the period.

The following persons were Trustees during the reporting period:

Appointed:

Ceased:

Brigadier W. STOTHART

Chair

21/01/2019

Mr T. HEENAN

Trustee

02/06/2011

Captain D. KHANENKOV

Trustee

01/06/2017

Warrant Officer Class One K. BULLMAN

Trustee

20/08/2018

Warrant Officer Class One M. BATES

Trustee

20/08/2018

Lieutenant Colonel C. KELLY

Trustee

11/01/2019

Lieutenant Colonel S. TRIM

Trustee

25/07/2019

17/10/2019

Key management personnel remunerations excludes the remuneration and other benefits of the Portfolio Minister. The Portfolio Minister's remuneration and other benefits are set by the Remuneration Tribunal and are not paid by the AMFRTF.

3.3: Related Party Disclosures

Related party relationships:

The AMFRTF is an Australian Government controlled entity. Related parties to AMFRTF are the Minister for Defence Personnel, Cabinet Ministers, Trustees, key management personnel and other Australian Government entities.

Transactions with related parties:

Significant transactions with related parties can include:

  • the payments of grants or loans;

  • purchases of goods and services;

  • asset purchases, sales transfers or leases;

  • debts forgiven; and

  • guarantees.

Giving consideration to relationships with related entities, and transactions entered into during the reporting period by the AMFRTF, it has been determined that there are no related party transactions to be separately disclosed.