Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2015/07 - Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Full-Time Public Office

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REMUNERATION TRIBUNAL
Determination 2015/07:
Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Full-Time Public Office
 
This Determination governs remuneration and allowances for the full-time Public Offices specified in Table 2A.
 
This Determination specifies the total value an Office Holder is to receive by way of salary and other benefits in respect of carrying out the functions and exercising the powers of his or her office.  The salary and benefits provided for in this Determination must not be supplemented.
Contents
PART 1 – GENERAL 1
PART 2 – REMUNERATION AND RELATED MATTERS. 3
PART 3 – ALLOWANCES. 11
PART 4 – OFFICIAL TRAVEL 13
PART 5 – RECREATION LEAVE. 14
PART 6 – COMPENSATION FOR EARLY LOSS OF OFFICE. 14
 
PART 1 – GENERAL
1.1         Authority:  This Determination is issued pursuant to sub-sections 7(3) and 7(4) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973.
1.2         Effective Date:  This Determination takes effect on and from 11 May 2015.
1.3         Effect on Earlier Determinations:  This Determination supersedes and revokes in full Determination 2014/12 (as amended) – Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Full-Time Public Office.
1.4         Definitions:  For the purposes of this Determination, the following definitions apply.
‘Agency’ means the agency to which the Office Holder is attached, or the portfolio department, if the office holder is not attached to an agency.
‘Base Salary’ means the applicable amount specified in Clause 2.1 of this Determination.
‘Benefits’ means all non-monetary benefits provided at the employer’s expense to or on behalf of an Office Holder as a personal benefit, including a vehicle (where provided – refer Clause 2.6), the value attributed by the Remuneration Tribunal to the Employer Superannuation Contribution (refer Clause 2.5) and any other benefits received by way of remuneration packaging (refer Clause 2.4)
‘Employer’ means the Commonwealth and includes any person authorised to exercise powers, perform acts, grant approvals or give directions for, or on behalf of, the Commonwealth.
‘Employer’s Superannuation Contribution’ in respect of an Office Holder means payments made by the Commonwealth in respect of the Office Holder to:
(a)      a Commonwealth defined benefit scheme (including the Commonwealth          Superannuation Scheme or the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme); or
(b)      another superannuation fund.
‘Office Holder’ means the holder of an office listed in Column 1 of Table 2A of this Determination.
‘Total Remuneration’ is the amount shown in Clause 2.1 of this Determination.  Total Remuneration represents the value, calculated at the total cost to the employer (including Fringe Benefits Tax), of:
·         salary (including Base Salary), allowances or lump sum payments;
·         Benefits; and
·         the Employer’s Superannuation Contribution
but does not include:
·         facilities provided as business support as referred to in Part 2;
·         allowances specified in Part 3;
·         reimbursement of expenses incurred on geographic relocation following appointment as an Office Holder, in accordance with agency policies and practices where approved by the employer;
·         travelling allowances and expenditure referred to in Part 4;
·         any payment in lieu of recreation leave in accordance with Part 5; and
·         any compensation for early loss of office in accordance with Part 6.
PART 2 – REMUNERATION AND RELATED MATTERS
2.1         Total Remuneration:  Office Holders are eligible for the annual amounts of Base Salary and Total Remuneration as set out in Columns 2 and 3 of Table 2A below, with effect from 11 May 2015, unless otherwise specified (refer Column 4).
TABLE 2A – FULL-TIME OFFICE HOLDERS – TOTAL REMUNERATION AND OTHER BENEFITS
Column 1
Office
Column 2
Base
Salary
(per annum)
Column 3
Total Remuneration
for office
(per annum)
Column 4
Additional clauses applying
 
Column 5
Travel Tier

Chair,  Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)
$573,440
$819,200
1

Solicitor-General
$516,100
$716,800
 2.2.2
1

Chairperson, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
$501,760
$716,800
 
1

Chairperson, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
$501,760
$716,800
 
1

Deputy Chair, APRA
$458,760
$655,360
 
1

Australian Public Service Commissioner
$454,460
$649,220
 
1

Commissioner,  Australian Federal Police
$444,420
$634,880
 
1

Member, APRA
$430,080
$614,400
 
1

Director-General of Security, Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
$415,750
$593,920
2.2.7
1

Deputy Chairperson, ASIC
$401,410
$573,440
 
1

Chairman, Productivity Commission
$394,240
$563,200
 
1

Deputy Chairperson, ACCC
$376,320
$537,600
 
1

Vice President, Fair Work Commission
$376,320
$537,600
2.2.6
1

Vice Chief of the Defence Force
$376,320
$537,600
 
1

Chief of Navy
$358,400
$512,000
 
1

Chief of Army
$358,400
$512,000
 
1

Chief of Air Force
$358,400
$512,000
 
1

Director of Public Prosecutions
$378,880
$512,000
 
1

Chair, Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
$358,400
$512,000
 
1

Chair, Australian Energy Regulator
$358,400
$512,000
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, Austrade
$358,400
$512,000
 
1

Member, ASIC
$358,400
$512,000
 
1

Director-General, Office of National Assessments
$358,400
$512,000
 
1

Chair/Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Regulator
$358,400
$512,000
2.2.4
1

Chief Executive Officer,  Australian Crime Commission
$340,480
$486,400
1

Australian Electoral Commissioner
$340,480
$486,400
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
$322,560
$460,800
 
2

Chief Scientist
$322,560
$460,800
 
1

Director, Bureau of Meteorology
$322,560
$460,800
 
2

Member, ACCC
$322,560
$460,800
 
1

Deputy President, Fair Work Commission
$335,110
$435,200
2.2.6
1

Information Commissioner
$309,000
$435,200
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
$304,640
$435,200
 
1

Commonwealth Ombudsman
$304,640
$435,200
1

Examiner, Australian Crime Commission
$304,640
$435,200
 
1

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
$304,640
$435,200
 
1

Integrity Commissioner, Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity
$304,640
$435,200
 
1

Chief Executive, Australian Financial Security Authority
$304,480
$435,200
 
2

Chief Commissioner, Australian Transport Safety Bureau
$290,820
$409,600
 
1

CEO, National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority
$286,720
$409,600
 
2

Chair, Tax Practitioners Board
$286,720
$409,600
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC)
$286,720
$409,600
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)
$286,720
$409,600
 
2

Chief Executive Officer, National Disability Insurance Scheme Launch Transition Agency (DisabilityCare Australia)
$286,720
$409,600
 
2

Chief Executive,  Murray-Darling Basin Authority
$286,720
$409,600
2.2.5
1

Fair Work Ombudsman
$286,720
$409,600
1

Inspector-General of Taxation
$286,720
$409,600
 
1

President,  Australian Human Rights Commission
$286,720
$409,600
 
1

Parliamentary Budget Officer
$284,060
$389,120
2.2.1
2

Chief Commissioner & Chief Executive Officer, Australian Skills Quality Agency
$281,050
$384,980
2

CEO, Health Workforce Australia
$280,320
$384,000
 
2

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Fisheries Management Authority 
$280,320
$384,000
1

Chief Executive Officer, ComSuper
$280,320
$384,000
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, Safe Work Australia
$280,320
$384,000
 
2

Coordinator-General for Remote Indigenous Services
$280,320
$384,000
 
1

General Manager, Fair Work Commission
$280,320
$384,000
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, Comcare
$280,320
$384,000
2.2.8
2

Member, Australian Energy Regulator
$280,320
$384,000
 
1

Principal Member, Migration Review Tribunal (MRT)
$280,320
$384,000
 
1

Principal Member, Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT)
$280,320
$384,000
 
1

Deputy Chair, ACMA
$280,320
$384,000
 
1

Director of Military Prosecutions
$279,560
$358,400
 
2

Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force
$279,560
$358,400
 
2

Commissioner, Fair Work Commission
$265,220
$358,400
2.2.6
1

Associate Director of Public Prosecutions
$261,640
$358,400
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Aged Care Quality Agency
$261,640
$358,400
 
2

CEO, Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
$261,640
$358,400
 
2

CEO, Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
$261,640
$358,400
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority
$261,640
$358,400
 
2

Chief Executive Officer, Climate Change Authority
$261,640
$358,400
 
2

Chief Executive Officer, CrimTrac
$261,640
$358,400
2

Director, Australian Institute of Criminology
$261,640
$358,400
 
1

Director, Professional Services Review
$261,640
$358,400
 
1

Director-General,  National Archives of Australia
$261,640
$358,400
2.2.12
2

Freedom of Information Commissioner
$261,640
$358,400
 
2

Principal Member,  Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT)
$261,640
$358,400
1

Privacy Commissioner
$261,640
$358,400
 
2

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
$254,470
$358,400
 
2

Deputy Chair, Productivity Commission
$254,140
$348,130
2.2.13
1

Deputy Commissioner, ASQA
$246,400
$337,520
 
2

Chief Executive Officer, National Health Performance Authority (NHPA)
$244,370
$334,750
 
2

Member, ACMA
$249,600
$332,800
 
1

Director, Old Parliament House
$246,280
$332,800
 
1

Chief Executive Officer, National Mental Health Commission (NMHC)
$242,950
$332,800
2

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

Age Discrimination Commissioner
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

Aged Care Commissioner
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

CEO, National Transport Commission
$242,950
$332,800
 
1

Chairman, Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee
$242,950
$332,800
1

Chief Executive Officer, Australian National Preventative Health Agency (ANPHA)
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA)
$242,950
$332,800
2

Chief Executive Officer,  National Water Commission
$242,950
$332,800
2

Disability Discrimination Commissioner
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

Human Rights Commissioner
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

Infrastructure Australia,
Chief Executive Officer
$242,950
$332,800
2.2.9
1

National Children’s Commissioner
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

Official Secretary to the Governor-General
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

Race Discrimination Commissioner
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

Registrar, Administrative Appeals Tribunal
$242,950
$332,800
 
1

Sex Discrimination Commissioner
$242,950
$332,800
 
2

Chief Executive Officer, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)
$242,944
$332,800
 
2

Commissioner, ASQA
$238,690
$326,970
 
2

Commissioner,  Productivity Commission
$235,690
$322,850
2

Director,  Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate
$230,990
$316,420
2.2.10
2

Administrator of the Northern Territory
$236,550
$307,200
 
1

Chief Executive Officer,  Aboriginal Hostels Limited (AHL)
$224,260
$307,200
 
2

Chief Executive,  National Capital Authority
$224,260
$307,200
 2.2.3
2

Deputy Principal Member, MRT
$224,260
$307,200
 
2

Deputy Principal Member, RRT
$224,260
$307,200
2

Gene Technology Regulator
$224,260
$307,200
 
2

Merit Protection Commissioner
$224,260
$307,200
 
2

Principal Member, Veterans’ Review Board (VRB)
$224,260
$307,200
1

Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool
$218,120
$307,200
 
2

Commissioner, Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
$218,120
$307,200
 
2

Administrator, Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands
$205,570
$281,600
2

Administrator,  Torres Strait Regional Authority
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Chairperson,  Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (SCT)
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Chairperson,  Torres Strait Regional Authority
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Deputy Commonwealth Ombudsman
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Deputy Principal Member, SSAT
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Director General, Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Director, Classification Board
$205,570
$281,600
2.2.14
2

Member, Tax Practitioners Board
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Aged Care Pricing Commissioner
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Private Health Insurance Ombudsman
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Chief Executive Officer, Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Registrar of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations
$205,570
$281,600
 
2

Executive Director of Township Leasing
$186,880
$256,000
 
2

Chief Executive Officer,  Telecommunications Universal Service Management Authority (TUSMA)
$181,760
$256,000
 
2

Deputy Chairperson, SCT
$168,200
$230,400
 
2

Deputy Director, Classification Board
$168,200
$230,400
2.2.14
2

Senior Member, MRT
$168,200
$230,400
2

Senior Member, RRT
$168,200
$230,400
2

Student Identifiers Registrar
$168,200
$230,400
 
2

Senior Member, VRB
$168,200
$230,400
 
2

Director, Tuition Protection Service
$168,200
$230,400
2.2.11
2

Chief Executive Officer,  National Health Funding Body
$163,590
$230,400
 
2

Administrator, Norfolk Island
$149,510
$204,800
 
2

Chairman (full-time),  Central Land Council
$149,510
$204,800
 
3

Chairman (full-time), Northern Land Council
$149,510
$204,800
 
2

Member, MRT
$149,510
$204,800
 
2

Member, RRT
$149,510
$204,800
 
2

Senior Member, SSAT
$149,510
$204,800
 
2

Senior Classifier, Classification Board
$154,120
$179,200
 
2

Chair (full-time),  Anindilyakwa Land Council
$130,820
$179,200
 
2

Member, SSAT
$130,820
$179,200
 
3

Commonwealth Financial Officer for Norfolk Island
$132,100
$153,600
2

Classifier, Classification Board
$110,080
$128,000
2.2.15
3

 
2.2         Alternative/Additional Remuneration Provisions:  Where Column 4 of Table 2A contains a reference to this clause in respect of an Office, the provisions of this clause modify Columns 2 and/or 3 of Table 2A.  Unless otherwise specified, the rates in this clause will apply from 11 May 2015.
2.2.1     Parliamentary Budget Officer: The Parliamentary Budget Officer will receive $429,120 Total Remuneration and $300,390 Base Salary for the first term of his or her office.
2.2.2     Solicitor-General: While Mr Justin Gleeson SC does not establish his principal place of residence in Canberra he will be paid an annualised amount of $34,500 per year instead of the daily amounts of travel allowance set out in Clauses 3.5 – 3.9 of Determination 2013/16 – Official Travel by Office Holders (or any determination that supersedes 2013/16) that would otherwise be payable for travel to Canberra.
2.2.3     National Capital Authority, Chief Executive: Mr Malcolm Snow will receive $332,200 Total Remuneration and $242,510 Base Salary for the initial term of his appointment. 
2.2.4     Clean Energy Regulator, Chair/CEO: Ms Chloe Munro will receive $559,900 Total Remuneration and $391,930 Base Salary until 1 April 2017, while she occupies the office shown in Column 1 of Table 2A.
2.2.5     Murray-Darling Basin Authority:  The Chief Executive, Dr Rhondda Dickson will receive $311,329 Base Salary while she occupies the office shown in Column 1 of Table 2A.
2.2.6     Fair Work Commission: Where an appointee as Deputy President or Commissioner of Fair Work Commission is a Judge, the comparative salary for the purposes of s.637(6) of the Fair Work Act 2009 is the amount in Column 2.  Where a holder of the office of Vice President appointed under section 626 of the Fair Work Act 2009 has residual entitlements under the Fair Work Legislation Amendment Regulation 2012 (No.1), the salary applicable to that office holder is $433,180.
2.2.7     Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, Director - General of Security: Mr Duncan Lewis will receive $485,100 Base Salary while he occupies the office shown in Column 1 of Table 2A.
2.2.8     Comcare, Chief Executive Officer: Ms Jennifer Taylor will receive $335,879 Base Salary while she occupies the office shown in Column 1 of Table 2A.
2.2.9     Infrastructure Australia: The Chief Executive Officer will receive an additional loading of $25,600 for the first 12 months of his or her appointment. The loading does not count for superannuation purposes.
2.2.10  Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate, Director: Mr Nigel Hadgkiss will receive $409,600 Total Remuneration with $286,720 Base Salary while he occupies the office shown in Column 1 of Table 2A.
2.2.11  Tuition Protection Service, Director: Mr Vipan Mahajan will receive $252,748 Total Remuneration and $187,040 Base Salary while he occupies the office shown in Column 1 of Table 2A.
2.2.12  National Archives of Australia, Director General:  Mr David Fricker will receive $277,500 Base Salary while he occupies the office shown in Column 1 of Table 2A.
2.2.13  Productivity Commission, Deputy Chair: Ms Patricia Scott will receive $425,960 Base Salary        while she occupies the office shown in Column 1 of Table 2A.
2.2.14  Classification Board: On any occasion when the Deputy Director acts as Director, he or she will be entitled to the remuneration and other conditions determined for the Director.
2.2.15  Temporary Classifier:  Where a person is appointed to the Classification Board as a Temporary Classifier, a daily fee of $530 is payable, in lieu of other provisions in this Part.  The provisions of Part 3 (Allowances), Part 5 (Recreation leave) and Part 6 (Compensation for early loss of office) do not apply. The conditions for payment of the daily fee shall be as set out in the Tribunal’s determination in relation to Holders of Part-Time Office, 2015/08 Schedule B.
2.3         Part-time work:  Where approval is given by the employer for an Office Holder to perform the duties of an Office on a part-time basis, the Base Salary and Total Remuneration contained in Table 2A will be payable on a pro-rata basis in accordance with the proportion of full-time hours worked.  Where proposed hours are less than 60 per cent of the full-time rate, prior agreement of the Remuneration Tribunal is required to the remuneration level.
2.4         Remuneration packaging:  Subject to this Part, an Office Holder may elect to receive the benefit of the Total Remuneration, other than the value of the Employer’s Superannuation Contribution, in cash as salary or as a combination of salary and Benefits.  The Office Holder must take at least 50 per cent of Superannuation Salary as salary, except where agency policies and procedures on salary packaging allow otherwise.  Any election must be consistent with relevant taxation laws and rulings or guidelines applicable to salary packaging schemes issued by the Australian Taxation Office.  Any election must not result in a cost to the employer (including in relation to any fringe benefits taxation) additional to the cost which would be incurred if all of the Total Remuneration elements able to be taken as salary were taken as salary.
 
2.5         Superannuation Salary 
2.5.1     For an Office Holder who is a member of the Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme:
(a)  the Officer Holder’s annual rate of salary for the purposes of the scheme is the          Officer Holder’s Base Salary; and
         (b)  the value attributed to the Employer’s Superannuation Contribution is taken to            be 15.4% of the Office Holder’s Base Salary.
2.5.2     For an Office Holder who is a member of the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme:
(a)  the Office Holder’s basic salary for the purposes of the scheme is the Office    Holder’s Base Salary; and
(b)  the amount of the Officer Holder’s recognised allowances for the purpose of the scheme is zero; and
(c)  the value attributed to the Employer’s Superannuation Contribution is taken to be 15.4% of the Officer Holder’s Base Salary.
2.5.3     For an Office Holder who is a member of the Public Sector Superannuation Accumulation Plan, the Office Holder’s superannuation salary for the purposes of the scheme is the Office Holder’s ordinary time earnings (OTE).
2.5.4     For an Office Holder who is a member of the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Scheme:
(a)  the Office Holder’s annual rate of salary for the purposes of the          scheme is the Office Holder’s Base Salary; and
(b)  the value attributed to the Employer’s Superannuation Contribution is taken to be 15.4% of the Office Holder’s Base Salary.
2.5.5     For an Office Holder who is a member of the Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme:
(a)      the Office Holder’s annual rate of salary for the purposes of the scheme is the office Holder’s Base Salary; and
(b)      the value attributed to the Employer’s Superannuation Contribution is taken to be 15.4% of the Office Holder’s Base Salary.
2.5.6     For an Office Holder who is a member of any other superannuation fund, the Employer’s Superannuation Contribution is to be made at the rate elected by the Office Holder, which must not be less than a rate that would, under section 23 of the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992, reduce the charge percentage in relation to that Office Holder to zero.
2.5.7     No cash in lieu: The value attributable by virtue of this clause to the Employer’s Superannuation Contribution is referable to a non-salary component of Total Remuneration and may not be the subject of an election to take an equivalent amount of salary instead.
2.6            Vehicles: Where an Office Holder accepts an offer of an agency owned or leased vehicle for private use, the Office Holder’s Total Remuneration will be reduced by the  actual cost of the vehicle to the agency and fringe benefits taxation, less a reasonable amount (if any) reflecting business usage patterns.  Where an Office Holder has access to an agency owned or leased vehicle for private use, the Office Holder will be considered to have accepted an offer of a vehicle for the purposes of this provision. Any business usage amount is to be assessed on log book records for at least a 12 week representative period.  Where the annual business kilometres are less than 5,000 it will be based on the ‘cents per kilometre’ method. Where business kilometres are 5,000 kilometres or more, the percentage of business use to total kilometres travelled per annum will be applied to the total cost of the vehicle.
2.6.1     Vehicle parking:  Where an Office Holder accepts an offer of a car park at Commonwealth expense, the actual cost (including fringe benefits tax) of the car park to the Agency will be a Benefit for Total Remuneration purposes.
2.7            Business Support: Where an Office Holder is provided with communications,            information technology and other office facilities necessary for the efficient conduct of his or her office, incidental private use of those facilities by the Office Holder does not necessitate the value of the facilities being included in Total Remuneration.
PART 3 – ALLOWANCES
3.1         Accommodation Allowance:  The Office Holders listed in Column 1 of Table 3A will be eligible to receive an accommodation allowance (subject to expenditure) as shown in Column 3 of Table 3A whilst they occupy the office shown in Column 2.  This amount is to assist the Office Holder in meeting settling-in and commercial rental accommodation costs (including one-off utility connection costs) in the office location:
(a)  while they also continue to have a property other than in the office location, as their principal place of residence; and
(b)  it will not be paid for such periods that they live in premises owned by them at the office location.

An Office Holder will not be eligible to access travel allowance entitlements in the home locality or the office locality whilst they remain eligible to receive the accommodation allowance.  However, where in terms of the ongoing arrangement it would clearly be more cost effective for the agency to provide travel allowance entitlements in the office locality, the agency should decide at the earliest practical opportunity to pay travel allowance rather than the accommodation allowance.
 
Where the commercial accommodation does not include cooking facilities, the cost of meals may form part of the payment, within the accommodation cap set for an Office Holder.
 
 
TABLE 3A – ACCOMMODATION ALLOWANCES
Column 1
Office Holder
Column 2
Office
Column 3
Allowance (pa)

Mr Bruce Gosper
Chief Executive Officer, Austrade
$40,000

Mr Paul Jevtovic
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
$40,000

Mr Timothy Wilson
Human Rights Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
$40,000

Mr Nick Ryan
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Aged Care Quality Agency
$40,000

Mr Michael Griffin
Integrity Commissioner, Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity
$34,500

Mr Ben McDevitt
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
$34,500

Ms Nicole Rose
Chief Executive Officer, CrimTrac
$34,500

Mr M Gooda
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
$32,780

Ms C Munro
Chair/Chief Executive Officer,
Clean Energy Regulator
$28,500

Mr Robert Fitzgerald
Commissioner, Productivity Commission
$22,000

 
3.1.1     Classification Board:  Subject to individual qualification for this allowance, to be decided by the employer in accordance with agency guidelines, Members who have, or had, to relocate to Sydney to take up their appointment will be paid an accommodation allowance of $13,500 per annum. The allowance does not represent salary for superannuation.
3.1.2     Defence Chiefs:  The employer may approve housing assistance in accordance with agency policy and practices for the Vice-Chief of the Defence Force, the Chief of Navy, the Chief of Air Force, the Chief of Army and the Director of Military Prosecutions.
3.1.3     Official residence:  Where residing in an official residence is a requirement of an office, total remuneration does not include the value of accommodation in the official residence, or the running costs of the premises.
3.1.4     Non-commercial accommodation:  Where an Office Holder listed in Column 1 of Table 3A elects to be accommodated in private, non-commercial accommodation, such as the home of a family member or friend, a rate of one third of the accommodation allowance in Column 3 of Table 3A is payable in lieu of the amount specified in Column 3.
3.2         Reunion Travel:  The Office Holders shown in Column 1 of Table 3B may receive travel costs of up to the amount shown in Column 3 from their Employer for travel back to their principal place of residence for the purposes of family reunion while they continue to occupy the office shown in Column 2.  Where the Agency decides, as provided in Clause 3.1 of this Determination, to pay an office holder travel allowance instead of accommodation allowance, any reunion travel allowance in Table 3B for that Office Holder will cease to apply at the same time.
  3.2.1     Who can use reunion travel?  The allowance provided in Clause 3.2 and specified           in Table 3B is intended to facilitate personal travel by the office holders identified in          that Table.  However, where the office holder certifies that the workload and         responsibilities of the office prevents him or her from travelling to the principal place        of residence for reunion purposes, reunion travel by the office holder’s partner   and/or a child or children of the office holder or his or her partner, whose normal   place of residence is the office holder’s principal place of residence, can be funded           within the financial limits of the allowance.  Travel by a person other than the office       holder must be at economy class, and only for direct travel between the office     holder’s principal place of residence and office location.
TABLE 3B – REUNION TRAVEL
Column 1
Office Holder
Column 2
Office
Column 3
Allowance (pa)

Mr Ben McDevitt
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
$18,690

Mr Barry Haase
Administrator of Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands
$17,000

Mr Timothy Wilson
Human Rights Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
$16,800

Mr Paul Jevtovic
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
$14,736

Mr Michael Griffin
Integrity Commissioner, Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity
$13,896

Ms C Munro
Chair/Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Regulator
$12,936

Mr Nick Ryan
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Aged Care Quality Agency
$12,216

Mr M Gooda
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
$10,200

Mr Robert Fitzgerald
Commissioner, Productivity Commission
$9,950

The Hon. Gary Hardgrave
Administrator, Norfolk Island
$6,012

PART 4 – OFFICIAL TRAVEL
General Travel Provisions
4.1         The provisions of Determination 2013/16 (as amended) – Official Travel by Office Holders (or any Determination that supersedes 2013/16), apply to offices covered by this Determination, subject to any exclusions or limitations in this Determination. In establishing entitlements, the Travel Tier identified in this Determination for an office will apply under Determination 2013/16 (or any Determination that supersedes 2013/16).
4.1.1        ACCC: the ACCC may put in place arrangements for Members’ travel to Canberra   that are more cost effective than the travel entitlements they are otherwise entitled to under this Determination.
4.1.2        Administrator, Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands: The Administrator, and any immediate family members normally resident with him/her on Christmas Island shall be entitled to two return economy class fares per annum each between their home and work base.
PART 5 – RECREATION LEAVE
5.1         Recreation Leave entitlements:  The provisions of Determination 2012/11 – Recreation Leave for Full-Time Holders of Relevant Offices apply to full-time[1] Offices listed in Column 1 of Table 2A in this Determination to the extent specified in that Determination.
5.1.1     Administrator, Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands: The Administrator is entitled to seven days recreation leave per annum additional to any entitlement in Clause 5.1.
5.1.2     Administrator, Norfolk Island: The Administrator is entitled to three days recreation leave per annum, additional to any entitlement in Clause 5.1.
PART 6 – COMPENSATION FOR EARLY LOSS OF OFFICE
6.1         Compensation for early loss of office for an Office Holder will be in accordance with the provisions of Determination 2014/17: Compensation for Loss of Office for Holders of Public Office.
6.2         Where an Office Holder serves the full term of appointment, no entitlement to payment under this part arises.
Signed on this 11th day of May 2015
Signed
Signed

John C Conde AO
PRESIDENT
John B Prescott AC
MEMBER

 

[1] Note that the Remuneration Tribunal may only determine recreation leave in respect of full-time office holders – refer s7(3AA) of RT Act.  Leave (if any) for Part-time Office Holders is determined by the relevant Minister or the Governor-General.