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Appendix 9: Staffing profile

From 1 July 2016, the Courts Administration Legislation Amendment Act 2016 merged the corporate service functions of the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court with the Federal Court into a single administrative entity – known as the Federal Court of Australia.

Heads of jurisdiction continue to be responsible for managing the administrative affairs of their respective courts (excluding corporate services), with assistance from a CEO and Principal Registrar.

All staff are employed by the Federal Court under the Public Service Act 1999, regardless of which court or tribunal they work for or provide services to. The total staffing number for the combined entity as at 30 June 2020 is 1091 employees. This includes 758 ongoing and 333 non-ongoing employees.

The following tables provide more information. The CEO and Principal Registrars and the National Native Title Tribunal Registrar are holders of public office and are not included in this appendix. Judges are also not included in any staffing numbers.

Table A9.1: All ongoing employees, current reporting period (2019–20)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

63

5

68

145

55

200

0

0

0

268

Qld

30

2

32

84

27

111

0

0

0

143

SA

11

3

14

39

6

45

0

0

0

59

Tas

3

0

3

13

4

17

0

0

0

20

Vic

38

4

42

87

34

121

0

0

0

163

WA

16

0

16

33

7

40

0

0

0

56

ACT

6

1

7

32

3

35

0

0

0

42

NT

0

0

0

5

1

6

0

0

0

6

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

1

Total

167

15

182

438

138

576

0

0

0

758

Table A9.2: All non-ongoing employees, current reporting period (2019–20)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

41

1

42

88

14

102

0

0

0

144

Qld

19

2

21

23

3

26

0

0

0

47

SA

6

0

6

12

2

14

0

0

0

20

Tas

1

0

1

5

2

7

0

0

0

8

Vic

24

3

27

59

4

63

1

0

1

91

WA

5

1

6

4

2

6

0

0

0

12

ACT

0

1

1

5

2

7

0

0

0

8

NT

1

0

1

1

1

2

0

0

0

3

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

97

8

105

197

30

227

1

0

1

333

Table A9.3: All ongoing employees, previous reporting period (2018–19)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

58

8

66

146

61

207

0

0

0

273

Qld

31

2

33

89

28

117

0

0

0

150

SA

14

1

15

37

12

49

0

0

0

64

Tas

3

0

3

12

4

16

0

0

0

19

Vic

40

4

44

84

33

117

0

0

0

161

WA

19

0

19

30

8

38

0

0

0

57

ACT

9

1

10

28

4

32

0

0

0

42

NT

2

0

2

5

1

6

0

0

0

8

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

1

Total

176

16

192

431

152

583

0

0

0

775

Table A9.4: All non-ongoing employees, previous reporting period (2018–19)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

NSW

43

0

43

72

15

87

0

0

0

130

Qld

18

5

23

24

6

30

0

0

0

53

SA

4

0

4

9

3

12

0

0

0

16

Tas

0

0

0

4

3

7

0

0

0

7

Vic

24

1

25

57

4

61

0

0

0

86

WA

4

2

6

5

3

8

0

0

0

14

ACT

3

0

3

6

3

9

0

0

0

12

NT

1

0

1

3

0

3

0

0

0

4

External Territories

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Overseas

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

1

Total

97

8

105

180

38

218

0

0

0

323

Table A9.5: Australian Public Service Act ongoing employees, current reporting period (2019–20)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

3

0

3

1

0

1

0

0

0

4

SES 1

5

0

5

5

1

6

0

0

0

11

EL 2

32

2

34

44

9

53

0

0

0

87

EL 1

32

3

35

75

39

114

0

0

0

149

APS 6

26

2

28

88

19

107

0

0

0

135

APS 5

22

1

23

96

13

109

0

0

0

132

APS 4

24

2

26

68

20

88

0

0

0

114

APS 3

17

3

20

53

32

85

0

0

0

105

APS 2

6

1

7

8

5

13

0

0

0

20

APS 1

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

167

15

182

438

138

576

0

0

0

758

Table A9.6: Australian Public Service Act non-ongoing employees, current reporting period (2019–20)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

SES 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

EL 2

4

1

5

3

3

6

0

0

0

11

EL 1

5

2

7

4

3

7

0

0

0

14

APS 6

7

0

7

13

3

16

0

0

0

23

APS 5

18

3

21

41

1

42

0

0

0

63

APS 4

50

1

51

105

12

117

1

0

1

169

APS 3

6

1

7

21

7

28

0

0

0

35

APS 2

7

0

7

9

1

10

0

0

0

17

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

97

8

105

197

30

227

1

0

1

333

Table A9.7: Australian Public Service Act ongoing employees, previous reporting period (2018–19)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

3

0

3

1

0

1

0

0

0

4

SES 1

5

0

5

5

0

5

0

0

0

10

EL 2

29

3

32

40

14

54

0

0

0

86

EL 1

31

4

35

72

41

113

0

0

0

148

APS 6

31

1

32

85

17

102

0

0

0

134

APS 5

26

1

27

88

14

102

0

0

0

129

APS 4

20

2

22

75

23

98

0

0

0

120

APS 3

27

2

29

56

36

92

0

0

0

121

APS 2

4

2

6

9

7

16

0

0

0

22

APS 1

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

176

16

192

431

152

583

0

0

0

775

Table A9.8: Australian Public Service Act non-ongoing employees, previous reporting period (2018–19)

Male

Female

Indeterminate

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

Full-time

Part-time

Total Indeterminate

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

SES 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

EL 2

2

1

3

4

2

6

0

0

0

9

EL 1

6

2

8

4

5

9

0

0

0

17

APS 6

10

0

10

18

3

21

0

0

0

31

APS 5

21

2

23

45

4

49

0

0

0

72

APS 4

46

1

47

78

12

90

0

0

0

137

APS 3

8

1

9

24

9

33

0

0

0

42

APS 2

4

1

5

6

3

9

0

0

0

14

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

97

8

105

180

38

218

0

0

0

323

Table A9.9: Australian Public Service Act employees by full-time and part-time status, current reporting period (2019–20)

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Ongoing

Full-time

Part-time

Total Non-Ongoing

Total

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

4

0

4

1

0

1

5

SES 1

10

1

11

0

0

0

11

EL 2

76

11

87

7

4

11

98

EL 1

107

42

149

9

5

14

163

APS 6

114

21

135

20

3

23

158

APS 5

118

14

132

59

4

63

195

APS 4

92

22

114

156

13

169

283

APS 3

70

35

105

27

8

35

140

APS 2

14

6

20

16

1

17

37

APS 1

0

1

1

0

0

0

1

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

605

153

758

295

38

333

1091

Table A9.10: Australian Public Service Act employees by full-time and part-time status, previous reporting period (2018–19)

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Ongoing

Full-time

Part-time

Total Non-Ongoing

Total

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

4

0

4

1

0

1

5

SES 1

10

0

10

0

0

0

10

EL 2

69

17

86

6

3

9

95

EL 1

103

45

148

10

7

17

165

APS 6

116

18

134

28

3

31

165

APS 5

114

15

129

66

6

72

201

APS 4

95

25

120

124

13

137

257

APS 3

83

38

121

32

10

42

163

APS 2

13

9

22

10

4

14

36

APS 1

0

1

1

0

0

0

1

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

607

168

775

277

46

323

1098

Table A9.11: Australian Public Service Act employment type by location, current reporting period (2019–20)

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

NSW

268

144

412

Qld

143

47

190

SA

59

20

79

Tas

20

8

28

Vic

163

91

254

WA

56

12

68

ACT

42

8

50

NT

6

3

9

External Territories

0

0

0

Overseas

1

0

1

Total

758

333

1091

Table A9.12: Australian Public Service Act employment type by location, previous reporting period (2018–19)

Ongoing

Non-Ongoing

Total

NSW

273

130

403

Qld

150

53

203

SA

64

16

80

Tas

19

7

26

Vic

161

86

247

WA

57

14

71

ACT

42

12

54

NT

8

4

12

External Territories

0

0

0

Overseas

1

1

2

Total

775

323

1098

Table A9.13: Australian Public Service Act Indigenous employment, current reporting period (2019–20)

Total

Ongoing

19

Non-Ongoing

6

Total

25

Table A9.14: Australian Public Service Act Indigenous employment, previous reporting period (2018–19)

Total

Ongoing

18

Non-Ongoing

6

Total

24

Table A9.15: Australian Public Service Act employment arrangements, current reporting period (2019–20)

SES

Non-SES

Total

Enterprise agreement

0

1070

1070

Determination

16

2

18

Australian Workplace Agreement

0

5

5

Individual Flexibility Agreement

0

121

121

Common Law Contract

0

8

8

Total

16

1206

1222

Table A9.16: Australian Public Service Act employment salary ranges by classification level (minimum/maximum), current reporting period (2019–20)

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

SES 3

0

0

SES 2

0

300,918

SES 1

0

246,799

EL 2

116,236

312,835

EL 1

100,827

182,547

APS 6

78,777

108,892

APS 5

72,938

89,488

APS 4

65,395

78,777

APS 3

58,672

63,325

APS 2

51,511

57,122

APS 1

45,516

50,302

Other

0

0

Table A9.17: Australian Public Service Act employment performance pay by classification level, current reporting period (2019–20)

Number of employees receiving performance pay

Aggregated (sum total) of all payments made

Average of all payments made

Minimum Payment Made to employees

Maximum Payment made to employees

SES 3

0

0

0

0

0

SES 2

0

0

0

0

0

SES 1

0

0

0

0

0

EL 2

1

27,480

27,480

27,480

27,480

EL 1

0

0

0

0

0

APS 6

0

0

0

0

0

APS 5

0

0

0

0

0

APS 4

0

0

0

0

0

APS 3

0

0

0

0

0

APS 2

0

0

0

0

0

APS 1

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

TOTAL

1

27,480

27,480

27,480

27,480

Table A9.18: Details of Accountable Authority during 2019–20

Name

Position Title/
Position held

Period as the accountable authority or member

Date of Commencement

Date of Cessation

Warwick Soden

CEO and Principal Registrar

1 July 2019

30 April 2020

Sia Lagos

CEO and Principal Registrar

1 May 2020

30 June 2020