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Appendix E: Workforce statistics

Table E.1: Remuneration for key management personnel, 2018–19

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

Michele Bruniges

Secretary

535,871

0

172,594

100,108

16,449

0

0

825,023

Alex Gordon1

Deputy Secretary

352,833

0

35,201

62,980

18,424

0

0

469,438

David Learmonth

Deputy Secretary

320,183

0

36,398

64,046

32,398

0

0

453,025

Marcus Markovic1

Deputy Secretary

331,673

0

33,929

62,980

28,689

0

0

457,271

Jackie Wilson

Deputy Secretary

320,373

0

24,594

63,118

41,354

0

0

449,438

Nadine Williams2

Deputy Secretary

226,418

0

23,548

28,060

3,979

0

0

282,005

James Hart3

A/g Deputy Secretary

92,992

0

9,717

15,447

4,071

0

0

122,227

Matthew Yannopoulos4

Deputy Secretary

8,364

0

0

0

0

0

0

8,364

Carolyn Smith5

Deputy Secretary

5,884

0

479

0

0

0

0

6,363

Total

2,194,590

0

336,461

396,738

145,364

0

0

3,073,154

1 Employee on temporary performance loading from 1 July 2018 to 3 October 2018; promoted on 4 October 2018.

2 Employee commenced on promotion on 5 November 2018.

3 Period of acting as Deputy Secretary from 1 July 2018 to 3 November 2018.

4 Employee on secondment from Department of Health from 1 July to 8 July 2018.

5 Employee retired on 6 July 2018.

Notes

This table was prepared on an accrual basis. It reports the total remuneration of key management personnel paid during the reporting period. In 2018–19, there were 26 fortnightly pays.

‘Short-term benefits’ is comprised of:

  • the base salary (including paid and accrued: paid while on leave; paid while on sick leave; temporary performance allowance; and purchased annual leave)
  • bonuses payable within 12 months
  • other benefits and allowances, including executive vehicle allowance and accommodation allowances.

For individuals in a defined contribution scheme (for example, PSSap and super fund of choice) superannuation includes superannuation contribution amounts. For individuals in a defined benefits scheme (for example, CSS and PSS), superannuation includes the relevant notional employer contribution rate and employer productivity superannuation contribution.

‘Other long-term benefits’ is the amount of long service leave accrued and deferred (more than 12 months) for the reporting period. It also includes any salary paid while on long service leave.

Table E.2: Remuneration for senior executives, 2018–19

Short‑term benefits

Post‑employment benefits

Other long‑term benefits

Termination benefits

Total remuneration

Total remuneration bands

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

27

77,703

0

10,506

15,500

4,664

0

0

108,373

$220,001 - $245,000

12

169,222

0

26,817

30,822

5,660

0

0

232,521

$245,001 - $270,000

17

186,659

0

25,435

33,977

13,046

0

0

259,116

$270,001 - $295,000

12

199,722

0

27,043

36,516

17,019

0

0

280,300

$295,001 - $320,000

3

224,766

0

23,842

42,020

11,615

0

0

302,244

$320,001 - $345,000

7

238,625

0

27,544

43,232

21,565

0

0

330,966

$345,001 - $370,000

3

238,848

0

29,937

46,080

13,193

0

33,693

361,751

$370,001 - $395,000

2

211,760

0

78,075

43,070

17,546

0

0

350,451

$545,001 - $570,000

1

228,514

0

30,611

39,873

0

0

248,991

547,989

Notes

This table was prepared on an accrual basis. It reports the average total remuneration of senior executives and holders of public office paid during the reporting period. In 2018–19, there were 26 fortnightly pays.

This table also includes the residual remuneration for an employee reported in Table E.1: Remuneration for key management personnel, 2018–19.

‘Short-term benefits’ is comprised of:

  • the average base salary (including paid and accrued: paid while on leave; paid while on sick leave; temporary performance allowance; and purchased annual leave)
  • the average bonuses payable within 12 months
  • the average of other benefits and allowances including allowances, payable on overseas postings.

‘Other long-term benefit’s is the average amount of long service leave accrued and deferred (more than 12 months) for the reporting period. It also includes the average of any salary paid while on long service leave.

Table E.3: Remuneration for other highly paid staff, 2018–19

Short‑term benefits

Post‑employment benefits

Other long‑term benefits

Termination benefits

Total remuneration

Total remuneration bands

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

$245,001 - $270,000

2

122,966

0

100,505

21,872

8,125

0

0

253,469

$270,001 - $295,000

1

154,565

0

103,643

22,646

6,050

0

0

286,904

$295,001 - $320,000

1

113,916

0

160,599

17,611

4,671

0

0

296,797

$320,001 - $345,000

2

152,440

0

144,963

27,250

4,359

0

0

329,011

$345,001 - $370,000

1

148,136

0

172,664

28,209

2,396

0

0

351,405

$370,001 - $395,000

1

141,698

0

197,584

39,872

4,084

0

0

383,238

Notes

This table was prepared on an accrual basis. It reports the average total remuneration of other highly paid staff (who were not key management personnel or senior executives) paid during the reporting period. In 2018–19, there were 26 fortnightly pays.

‘Short-term benefits’ is comprised of:

  • the average base salary (including paid and accrued: paid while on leave; paid while on sick leave; temporary performance allowance; and purchased annual leave)
  • the average bonuses payable within 12 months
  • the average of other benefits and allowances, including allowances payable on overseas postings.

‘Other long-term benefits’ is the average amount of long service leave accrued and deferred (more than 12 months) for the reporting period. It also includes the average of any salary paid while on long service leave.

Table E.4: Ongoing employees by location, gender and employment status, at 30 June 2019

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Male

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Female

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

14

2

16

23

5

28

0

0

0

44

Qld

9

0

9

17

9

26

0

0

0

35

SA

14

1

15

27

11

38

0

0

0

53

Tas

3

1

4

7

0

7

0

0

0

11

Vic

9

0

9

23

12

35

0

0

0

44

WA

5

0

5

15

5

20

0

0

0

25

ACT

516

32

548

797

255

1,052

0

0

0

1,600

NT

1

0

1

7

3

10

0

0

0

11

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

2

0

2

5

0

5

0

0

0

7

Total

573

36

609

921

300

1,221

0

0

0

1,830

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.5: Non-ongoing employees by location, gender and employment status, at 30 June 2019

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Male

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Female

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Qld

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SA

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Tas

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Vic

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

WA

1

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

2

ACT

26

4

30

33

9

42

0

0

0

72

NT

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

2

2

0

0

0

2

Total

28

4

32

37

9

46

0

0

0

78

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.6: Ongoing employees by location, gender and employment status, as at June 2018

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Male

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Female

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

19

1

20

21

5

26

0

0

0

46

Qld

8

0

8

17

8

25

0

0

0

33

SA

3

1

4

16

9

25

0

0

0

29

Tas

2

1

3

7

1

8

0

0

0

11

Vic

11

1

12

20

14

34

0

0

0

46

WA

6

0

6

17

4

21

0

0

0

27

ACT

462

27

489

762

242

1,004

0

0

0

1,493

NT

1

0

1

8

3

11

0

0

0

12

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

2

0

2

5

0

5

0

0

0

7

Total

514

31

545

873

286

1,159

0

0

0

1,704

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.7: Non-ongoing employees by location, gender and employment status, at 30 June 2018

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Male

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Female

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

Qld

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SA

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Tas

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Vic

2

0

2

3

0

3

0

0

0

5

WA

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

ACT

19

6

25

21

4

25

0

0

0

50

NT

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

2

Total

25

6

31

27

4

31

0

0

0

62

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.8: APS ongoing employees, by classification, gender and employment status, at 30 June 2019

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Male

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Female

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

1

0

1

3

0

3

0

0

0

4

SES 2

8

0

8

7

0

7

0

0

0

15

SES 1

17

0

17

34

2

36

0

0

0

53

Principal Government Lawyer

4

0

4

6

1

7

0

0

0

11

Senior Government Lawyer

8

0

8

11

3

14

0

0

0

22

Government Lawyer

0

0

0

6

3

9

0

0

0

9

EL 2

73

0

73

100

18

118

0

0

0

191

EL 1

181

18

199

235

112

347

0

0

0

546

APS 6

126

15

141

236

103

339

0

0

0

480

APS 5

62

2

64

160

36

196

0

0

0

260

APS 4

50

1

51

85

19

104

0

0

0

155

APS 3

17

0

17

20

2

22

0

0

0

39

APS 2

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Graduates

24

0

24

16

0

16

0

0

0

40

Trainees1

2

0

2

1

1

2

0

0

0

4

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

573

36

609

921

300

1,221

0

0

0

1,830

1 Trainees are participants in the Indigenous Apprenticeships Program.

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.9: APS non-ongoing employees, by classification, gender and employment status, at 30 June 2019

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Male

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Female

Fulltime

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

Principal Government Lawyer

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Senior Government Lawyer

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Government Lawyer

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

EL 2

0

0

0

2

1

3

0

0

0

3

EL 1

3

0

3

6

3

9

0

0

0

12

APS 6

8

2

10

5

4

9

0

0

0

19

APS 5

6

0

6

8

0

8

0

0

0

14

APS 4

4

0

4

14

1

15

0

0

0

19

APS 3

4

1

5

2

0

2

0

0

0

7

APS 2

3

1

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Graduates

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Trainees1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

28

4

32

37

9

46

0

0

0

78

1 Trainees are participants in the Indigenous Apprenticeships Program.

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.10: APS ongoing employees, by classification, gender and employment status, at 30 June 2018

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Male

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Female

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

1

0

1

2

0

2

0

0

0

3

SES 2

6

0

6

9

0

9

0

0

0

15

SES 1

16

0

16

32

1

33

0

0

0

49

Principal Government Lawyer

4

0

4

3

2

5

0

0

0

9

Senior Government Lawyer

5

0

5

9

5

14

0

0

0

19

Government Lawyer

3

0

3

6

1

7

0

0

0

10

EL 2

69

1

70

103

19

122

0

0

0

192

EL 1

172

14

186

216

104

320

0

0

0

506

APS 6

112

12

124

238

99

337

0

0

0

461

APS 5

61

2

63

138

42

180

0

0

0

243

APS 4

39

2

41

84

10

94

0

0

0

135

APS 3

8

0

8

15

1

16

0

0

0

24

APS 2

0

0

0

1

1

2

0

0

0

2

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Graduates

18

0

18

12

1

13

0

0

0

31

Trainees1

0

0

0

5

0

5

0

0

0

5

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

514

31

545

873

286

1,159

0

0

0

1,704

1 Trainees are participants in the Indigenous Apprenticeships Program.

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.11: APS non-ongoing employees, by classification, gender and employment status, at 30 June 2018

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Male

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Female

Fulltime

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

Principal Government Lawyer

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Senior Government Lawyer

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Government Lawyer

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

EL 2

1

0

1

3

0

3

0

0

0

4

EL 1

10

0

10

4

2

6

0

0

0

16

APS 6

8

4

12

2

1

3

0

0

0

15

APS 5

2

0

2

5

0

5

0

0

0

7

APS 4

3

0

3

7

0

7

0

0

0

10

APS 3

1

2

3

3

1

4

0

0

0

7

APS 2

0

0

0

2

0

2

0

0

0

2

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Graduates

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Trainees1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

25

6

31

27

4

31

0

0

0

62

1 Trainees are participants in the Indigenous Apprenticeships Program.

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.12: APS ongoing and non-ongoing employees, by classification and employment status, at 30 June 2019

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Ongoing

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Non-Ongoing

SES 3

4

0

4

0

0

0

4

SES 2

15

0

15

0

0

0

15

SES 1

51

2

53

0

0

0

53

Principal Government Lawyer

10

1

11

0

0

0

11

Senior Government Lawyer

19

3

22

0

0

0

22

Government Lawyer

6

3

9

0

0

0

9

EL 2

173

18

191

2

1

3

194

EL 1

416

130

546

9

3

12

558

APS 6

362

118

480

13

6

19

499

APS 5

222

38

260

14

0

14

274

APS 4

135

20

155

18

1

19

174

APS 3

37

2

39

6

1

7

46

APS 2

1

0

1

3

1

4

5

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Graduates

40

0

40

0

0

0

40

Trainees1

3

1

4

0

0

0

4

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

1,494

336

1,830

65

13

78

1,908

1 Trainees are participants in the Indigenous Apprenticeships Program

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.13: APS ongoing and non-ongoing employees, by classification and employment status, at 30 June 2019

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Ongoing

Fulltime

Part Time

Total Non-Ongoing

SES 3

3

0

3

0

0

0

3

SES 2

15

0

15

0

0

0

15

SES 1

48

1

49

0

0

0

49

Principal Government Lawyer

7

2

9

0

0

0

9

Senior Government Lawyer

14

5

19

0

0

0

19

Government Lawyer

9

1

10

1

0

1

11

EL 2

172

20

192

4

0

4

196

EL 1

388

118

506

14

2

16

522

APS 6

350

111

461

10

5

15

476

APS 5

199

44

243

7

0

7

250

APS 4

123

12

135

10

0

10

145

APS 3

23

1

24

4

3

7

31

APS 2

1

1

2

2

0

2

4

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Graduates

30

1

31

0

0

0

31

Trainees1

5

0

5

0

0

0

5

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

1,387

317

1,704

52

10

62

1,766

1 Trainees are participants in the Indigenous Apprenticeships Program

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.14: APS ongoing and non-ongoing employees, by location, at 30 June 2019

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

NSW

44

0

44

Qld

35

0

35

SA

53

1

54

Tas

11

0

11

Vic

44

1

45

WA

25

2

27

ACT

1,600

72

1,672

NT

11

0

11

External Territories

0

0

0

Overseas

7

2

9

Total

1,830

78

1,908

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.15: APS ongoing and non-ongoing employees, by location, at 30 June 2018

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

NSW

46

2

48

Qld

33

0

33

SA

29

1

30

Tas

11

0

11

Vic

46

5

51

WA

27

1

28

ACT

1,493

50

1,543

NT

12

1

13

External Territories

0

0

0

Overseas

7

2

9

Total

1,704

62

1,766

Note: Includes employees on leave without pay. Excludes Secretary.

Table E.16: APS ongoing and non-ongoing employees, by Indigenous status, at 30 June 2019

Total

Ongoing

73

Non-Ongoing

2

Total

75

Table E.17: APS ongoing and non-ongoing employees, by Indigenous status, at 30 June 2018

Total

Ongoing

66

Non-Ongoing

0

Total

66

Table E.18: APS salary ranges by classification level, at 30 June 2019

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

SES 3

341,700

351,900

SES 2

233,989

310,873

SES 1

178,500

266,788

Principal Government Lawyer

142,094

153,800

Senior Government Lawyer

106,226

130,125

Government Lawyer

66,639

94,995

EL 2

125,001

150,048

EL 1

106,226

117,402

APS 6

86,386

94,995

APS 5

76,841

82,150

APS 4

69,596

74,429

APS 3

63,978

66,639

APS 2

57,289

61,049

APS 1

29,266

53,333

Other

-

-

TOTAL

-

-