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Appendix C: Workforce profile

The following tables detail our workforce profile including salary ranges, level and gender, full-time and part-time status, and representation of diversity groups.

Table 13: Salary ranges as at 30 June 2019

2017–18

2018–19

Minimum
$

Maximum
$

Minimum
$

Maximum
$

APS1

46,302

52,517

47,228

53,567

APS2

55,146

58,844

56,249

60,021

APS3

61,374

66,437

62,601

67,766

APS4

68,968

72,764

70,347

74,219

APS5

75,295

79,092

76,801

80,674

APS6

82,256

93,644

83,901

95,517

Legal Officer

63,590 (APS 3.2)

93,644 (APS 6.3)

64,862 (APS 3.2)

95,517 (APS 6.3)

Senior Legal Officer EL1

101,236

115,157

103,261

117,460

Senior Legal Officer EL2

120,852

131,607

123,269

134,239

Principal Legal Officer EL2

N/A

142,364

145,211

151,077

EL1

101,236

115,157

103,261

117,460

EL2

120,852

142,364

123,269

145,211

Table 14: Senior Executive Service (SES) salary ranges as at 30 June 2019

2017–18

*2018–19

Minimum
$

Maximum
$

Minimum
$

Maximum
$

SES Band 1

203,498

238,613

*207,567

*243,385

SES Band 2

249,970

293,659

*254,969

*299,531

*A 2 per cent pay-rise was applied to SES salaries from 8 February 2019, consistent with Australian Government policy.

Table 15: Ongoing officers by level and gender (by headcount), as at 30 June1

2017–18

2018–19

Female

Male

Total

Female

Male

X

Total

Graduate

3

2

5

1

5

0

6

APS1

2

2

4

0

0

0

0

APS2

1

1

2

3

3

0

6

APS3

4

1

5

4

2

1

7

APS4

30

12

42

22

11

0

33

APS5

38

27

65

31

21

0

52

APS6

33

49

82

36

52

0

88

EL1

35

47

82

32

46

0

78

EL2

14

17

31

11

16

0

27

SES Band 1

3

4

7

6

3

0

9

SES Band 2

0

2

2

1

1

0

2

TOTAL

163

164

327

147

160

1

308

Table 16: Non-ongoing officers by level and gender (by headcount), as at 30 June2

2017–18

2018–19

Female

Male

Total

Female

Male

Total

Graduate

0

0

0

0

0

0

APS1

0

0

0

0

0

0

APS2

0

0

0

0

0

0

APS3

1

0

1

0

0

0

APS4

6

1

7

7

1

8

APS5

2

2

4

0

3

3

APS6

1

0

1

3

0

3

EL1

0

1

1

2

1

3

EL2

1

0

1

1

0

1

SES Band 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES Band 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

11

4

15

13

5

18

Table 17: Employment type by level (by headcount), as at 30 June3

2017–18

2018–19

Full-time

Part-time

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total

Graduate

5

0

5

6

0

6

APS1

4

0

4

0

0

0

APS2

2

0

2

6

0

6

APS3

6

0

6

7

0

7

APS4

46

3

49

39

2

41

APS5

60

9

69

52

3

55

APS6

74

9

83

86

5

91

EL1

71

12

83

73

8

81

EL2

31

1

32

28

0

28

SES Band 1

7

0

7

9

0

9

SES Band 2

2

0

2

2

0

2

Total

308

34

342

308

18

326

Table 18: Employment type by gender (by headcount), as at 30 June4

2017–18

2018–19

Full-time

Part-time

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total

Female

145

29

174

147

13

160

Male

163

5

168

160

5

165

X

0

0

0

1

0

1

Total

308

34

342

308

18

326

Table 19: Representation of diversity groups (by headcount), as at 30 June

2017–18

2018–19

Female

174

160

Gender X

0

1

Non-English speaking background*

69

106

Indigenous

9

10

People with a disability

7

8

*Non-English speaking background includes two categories:

  • people born overseas whose first language was not English, and
  • people whose parent’s first language was a language other than English.

Table 20: Ongoing/non-ongoing by full-time and part-time (by headcount), as at 30 June5

2017–18

2018–19

Full-time

Part-time

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total

Ongoing

295

32

327

290

18

308

Non-ongoing

13

2

15

18

0

18

Key management personnel

During the reporting period ended 30 June 2019, the Clean Energy Regulator had 11 executives who meet the definition of key management personnel. Their names and length of term as key management personnel are summarised below:

Table 21: Key management personnel, 2018–19

Name

Position title

Period in position

David Parker

Chair/Chief Executive Officer

1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019

Shayleen Thompson

Executive General Manager

1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019

Mary-Anne Wilson

Ag Executive General Manager

1 July 2018 – 15 July 2018

Mark Williamson

Executive General Manager

1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019

Geoffrey Purvis-Smith

General Counsel

1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019

Christopher Ramsden

Chief Operating Officer

1 July 2018 – 15 February 2019

Steven Stolk

Ag Chief Operating Officer

2 July 2018 – 28 July 2018

14 December 2018 – 6 January 2019

18 February 2019 - 30 June 2019

Virginia Malley

Regulator member

1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019

Michael D'Ascenzo

Regulator member

1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019

Anne Brown

Regulator member

1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019

Peter Davis

Regulator member

1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019

In the notes to the financial statements for the period ended 30 June 2019, we have disclosed the following key management personnel expenses on an accruals basis:

Table 22: Key management personnel expenses, 2018–19

2018

$’000

2019

$’000

Short-term employee benefits

2006

1838

Post-employment benefits

307

281

Other long-term employee benefits

69

177

Termination benefits

0

0

Total key management personnel remuneration expenses

2382

2296

Total remuneration is calculated on a pro-rata basis equal to time spent in the role for those staff who acted during the reporting period in the role of a key management personnel.

This information has been further disaggregated as follows:

Table 23: Total Remuneration by key management personnel, 2018–19

Name

Position title

Short-term benefits

Post-employment benefits

Other long-term benefits

Termination benefits
$

Total remuneration***

$

Base salary
$

Bonuses
$

Other benefits and allowances including FBT
$

Superannuation contributions
$

Long service leave**

$

David Parker

Chair/Chief Executive Officer

466,113

0

4,652

69,314

88,260

0

628,339

Shayleen Thompson

Executive General Manager

295,683

0

4,460

51,426

68,964

0

420,533

Mary-Anne Wilson

Ag Executive General Manager

8,838

0

166

1,406

937

0

11,347

Mark Williamson

Executive General Manager

286,237

0

4,652

38,756

23,632

0

353,277

Geoffrey Purvis-Smith

General Counsel

244,690

0

4,652

39,476

25,170

0

313,988

Christopher Ramsden*

Chief Operating Officer

170,522

0

3,186

32,280

(33 655)

0

172,333

Steven Stolk

Ag Chief Operating Officer

125,232

0

2,345

18,037

3,504

0

149,118

Virginia Malley

Regulator member

54,166

0

0

8,342

0

0

62,508

Michael D’Ascenzo

Regulator member

54,166

0

0

8,342

0

0

62,508

Anne Brown

Regulator member

54,166

0

0

8,342

0

0

62,508

Peter Davis

Regulator member

54,166

0

0

5,146

0

0

59,312

Total

1,813,979

0

24,113

280,867

176,812

0

2,295,771

* On termination Christopher Ramsden was paid out unused leave balances. The negative long service leave expense represents the difference between the cash payment and the accrual balance resulting from the employee benefit on-costs and discounting of long service leave provisions.

** Regulator members are not entitled to long service leave benefits under the relevant Remuneration Tribunal Determination.

*** The figures are impacted by the duration of service as a key management personnel. Table 21 provides details of the length of service for officers that were classified as key management personnel.

Table 24: Remuneration paid to Senior Executives, 2018–19

Remuneration band

$

Number of Senior Executives

Short-term benefits

Post-employment benefits

Other long-term benefits

Average Termination Benefits
$

Average Total Remuneration
$

Average Base salary
$

Average Bonuses
$

Average Other benefits and allowances
$

Average Superannuation Contributions
$

Average Long service leave
$

0–220 000

14

36,015

0

414

5,846

127

8,958

51,358

295 001–320 000

3

228,064

0

6,984

39,704

27,994

0

302,746

320 001–345 000

1

271,315

0

0

43,409

25,883

0

340,607

Total

18

*This table is prepared on an accrual basis. The table reports the average total remuneration of Senior Executives who received remuneration during the reporting period.

**In 2018–19 our agency went through a restructure that resulted in a number of acting arrangements. This has resulted in the reporting of a lower than usual average total remuneration in the $0–$220,000 remuneration band

***Remuneration for Senior Executives while in a key management personnel position is excluded from the totals reported in this table and has been reported in Table 23 above.

Table 25: Remuneration paid to other highly paid staff, 2018–19

Remuneration Band
$

Number of other highly paid staff

Short-term benefits

Post-employment benefits

Other long-term benefits

Average termination benefits
$

Average total remuneration
$

Average Base salary
$

Average bonuses
$

Average other benefits and allowances
$

Average superannuation contributions
$

Average long service leave
$

220,000–245,000

1

85,220

0

0

26,733

(7,226)

139,180

243,907

Total

1

Notes: On termination, the employee was paid out unused leave balances. The negative long service leave expense represents the difference between the cash payment and the accrual balance resulting from employee benefit on-costs and discounting of long service leave provisions.

Footnotes

  1. All levels under the relevant enterprise agreement are categorised under their standard APS equivalency. This table includes officers on leave and inoperative officers and officers on secondment.
  2. The four Members of the Regulator Board are not included in this table. The Chair has not been included in the 2017–18 and 2018–19 figures, as staffing numbers are based on substantive classifications. All levels under the relevant enterprise agreement are categorised under their standard Australian Public Service equivalency. This table includes officers on leave and inoperative officers and officers on secondment.
  3. All levels under the relevant enterprise agreement are categorised under their standard APS equivalency. This table includes officers on leave and inoperative officers and officers on secondment.
  4. This table includes officers on leave and inoperative officers and officers on secondment
  5. This table includes officers on leave and inoperative officers and officers on secondment.