Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2012/13 - Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Part-Time Public Office

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2012L01300

 


      
 
REMUNERATION TRIBUNAL
 
Determination 2012/13:
Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Part-Time
Public Office
 
This Determination comprises:
 
Part 1 – General
Part 2 – Fees
Part 3 – Conditions of Official Travel
Schedule A – Specified Offices – Fees and Allowances
Schedule B – List of Professional Committees (Health and Ageing Portfolio)
Schedule C – Primary Industry Authorities – Fees and Allowances
Schedule D – Torres Strait Regional Authority – Fees and Allowances
Schedule E – Aboriginal Land Councils – Fees and Allowances.
 
PART 1 – GENERAL
 
1.1         Legislative Basis:  The Remuneration Tribunal has made this Determination in accordance with subsections 7(3) and 7(4) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973.
 
1.2         Effective Date:  This Determination takes effect on and from 1 July 2012.
 
1.3         Effect on Earlier Determinations:  This Determination supersedes and revokes in full Determination 2011/09 (as amended) – Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Part-Time Public Office and also supersedes and revokes the following Determinations (that amended 2011/09): 2011/13; 2011/14; 2011/17; 2011/19; 2011/21;2011/23;   2012/01; 2012/07; 2012/08.
 
1.4         Definitions:  In this Determination, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
 
‘authority’ is a reference to any body or office to which office-holders, as defined in clause 1.4, are appointed;
 
‘business of the authority’ means any business of the authority conducted by an office-holder with the approval of the authority, other than attendance at a formal meeting and the preparation time for that meeting, except as specified in Clause 2.9;
 
‘office-holder’ means the holder of a part-time public office;
 
‘public office’ has the same meaning as in the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973.
PART 2 – FEES
 
2.1         Specified Offices:  The fees set out in Schedules A, B, C, D and E apply to the holders of the public offices specified in those schedules.  They are inclusive of the amount necessary to meet any taxation obligation in respect of these fees.
 
2.2      Remuneration Packaging:  An agency may provide access to remuneration packaging        to office-holders covered by this Determination.  An office-holder may elect either to    take benefits in lieu of her or his fee or to take a combination of her or his fee and          benefits.
 
2.2.1    Any election made in accordance with clause 2.2 must:
 
(a)                    be in accordance with agency policies and procedures on remuneration                     packaging applicable to such offices;
 
(b)         be consistent with relevant taxation laws and rulings or guidelines applicable to remuneration packaging schemes issued by the Australian Taxation Office; and
 
(c)         not result in any cost to the Commonwealth (including in relation to any fringe benefits taxation) additional to the cost which would be incurred if benefits able to be taken as fees were taken as fees.
 
2.3         Offices not specified:  An office-holder in respect of whom a fee has not otherwise been specified in this Determination shall, subject to the conditions outlined in clauses 2.9 to 2.13 of this Determination, be paid a daily fee as set out in Table 2A below.  These fees are inclusive of the amount necessary to meet any taxation obligation in respect of these fees.
 
Table 2A: Public Offices not specified in this Determination – Daily Fees
with effect from 1 July 2012.
 
Office
Category 1
Category 2
Category 3

 
$ per day
$ per day
$ per day

Chairperson
418
564
681

Member
314
418
606

 
2.3.1    Minister decides category:  The category of fee to be paid shall be determined by the Minister within whose portfolio responsibility the public office is located, in accordance with the nature, function and responsibilities of the office.
 
2.3.2    Official Travel:  An office-holder whose fee has been determined in accordance with clause 2.3 shall be entitled to travelling allowance for travel on official business within Australia at the Tier 2 rate, in accordance with Part 3 of this Determination.
 
Conditions of payment of base and meeting fees
 
2.4         Application:  The provisions of clauses 2.5 to 2.7 apply to office-holders covered by Table A2A in Schedule A.  Clauses 2.8 to 2.13 do not apply to offices covered by Table A2A.
 
2.5         Base fee:  The base fee is an annual fee payable on a periodic basis throughout each year.  Part years are paid on a proportionate basis. The base fee covers all activities undertaken on behalf of the authority, except formal meetings of the authority.  Committee work is included in the base fee.
 
 
2.6         Meeting fee:  The daily meeting fees specified in Table A2A are payable only in respect of formal meetings of the prescribed authority, requiring attendance for a full day, or more than one day, of at least 5 hours on each day.  Formal meeting attendance for each member must be certified by the Chair or nominated presiding officer.
 
2.7         Exclusions:  No meeting fee is payable in respect of part-day meetings, preparation or travel time, committee meetings, formal dinners, teleconferences, representational activities or other business of the authority.  The base fee covers those activities.  There is no payment in respect of aggregation of part-day work of any kind.
 
Conditions of payment of daily fees
 
2.8         Application:  The provisions of clauses 2.9 to 2.13 apply to office-holders covered by clause 2.3 and by Schedules A (Table A1A only), B and C, unless otherwise specified.  Clauses 2.9 to 2.13 do not apply to Schedules D and E.
 
2.9         Daily fee – preparation for meetings:  The daily fee for a formal meeting includes a component to cover normal preparation time, but where the chairperson of the authority considers the period of preparation time involved is so unusual as to warrant recognition that period may be included as business of the authority.
 
2.10      Daily fee – minimum hours:  An office-holder shall be paid the daily fee in respect of such period, not less than three hours, on any one day on which he or she attends a formal meeting of the authority, and/or is engaged on business of the authority other than normal preparation time for a meeting, subject to the following conditions.
 
2.10.1    The chairperson, or nominated presiding officer, shall in each case certify whether the period of three hours has elapsed and in so certifying may have regard to reasonable travelling time incurred by an office holder away from the metropolitan area of the capital city or the environs of the town in which he or she lives.
 
2.10.2    The maximum payment in respect of any one day shall be the daily fee.
 
2.11      Part-payment of daily fee – meeting days:  An office-holder may be paid in respect of formal meetings of less than three hours subject to the following conditions:
 
(a)         for formal meetings aggregating less than two hours, an amount equal to                 two-fifths of a daily fee;
 
(b)         for formal meetings, or formal meetings and business of the authority on the day of a formal meeting, of two hours or more, but less than three hours on any one day, an amount equal to three-fifths of a daily fee;
 
(c)         the maximum payment in respect of any one day shall be the daily fee;
 
(d)         eligibility for each payment shall be certified by the chairperson or nominated presiding officer and in so certifying the chairperson may have regard to reasonable travelling time in accordance with subclause 2.10.1; and
 
(e)         preparation time shall only be included in accordance with clause 2.9.
 
2.12      Aggregation of hours for daily fee – non-meeting days:  An office-holder may also be paid a daily fee in respect of aggregates of periods of business of the authority of less than three hours, subject to the following conditions:
 
(a)         individual periods of business must be on other than formal meeting days                 and each period must be for a minimum of one hour;
 
(b)         to attract payment of a daily fee, aggregated periods shall total at least five hours;
 
(c)         the maximum payment in respect of any one day shall be the daily fee;
 
(d)         eligibility for each payment shall be certified by the chairperson and in so certifying the chairperson may have regard to reasonable travelling time in accordance with subclause 2.10.1; and
 
(e)         preparation time shall only be included in accordance with clause 2.9.
 
2.13    Daily Fees – travelling on non-meeting days: Where an office holder must undertake official travel on a non-meeting day, the chairperson or nominated presiding officer may determine that the office holder is engaged on business of the authority for the period of that travel and is therefore entitled to receive all or part of the daily fee in accordance with subclause 2.10.1 and 2.10.2.
 
2.14    Daily Fee – Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (SCT): The following sub-clauses          apply, (and clauses 2.4 to 2.7 and clauses 2.9 to 2.13 do not apply) in relation to a person who holds an office as a member of the SCT on a part-time basis.
 
2.14.1 A daily fee is payable once such a person has undertaken official business of five           hours duration in aggregate, regardless of the day or days on which that work is          done.
 
2.14.2 The Chairperson of the SCT must certify the nature, reasonableness and   duration of official business undertaken prior to any payment of fees to such a          person.
 
2.14.3 Official business may include a hearing, preparation for a hearing, decision          writing, checking and travel time other than for travel between the person’s   home and principal place of work.
 
2.14.4     The maximum payment in respect of any one day shall be the daily fee.
 
2.15    Daily Fee – Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT): The following sub-clauses apply, (and clauses 2.4 to 2.7 and clauses 2.9 to 2.13 do not apply) in relation to a person who holds an office as a member of the SSAT on a part-time basis.
 
      2.15.1      A daily fee is payable once such a person has undertaken official business of five                 hours duration in aggregate, regardless of the day or days on which that work is           done.
 
       2.15.2      The Principal Member of the SSAT is to certify the nature, reasonableness and               duration of official business undertaken prior to any payment of fees to such a                   person.
 
      2.15.3      Official business may include a hearing, preparation for a hearing, decision                    writing, checking and travel time other than for travel between the person’s                       home and principal place of work.
 
      2.15.4    In addition to fees specified a part-time member shall be paid a cancellation fee             equivalent to 50 per cent of one day’s fee for the cancellation of all work on a                              day with fewer than 5 working days’ notice.
 
      2.15.5      The maximum payment in respect of any one day shall be the daily fee.
 
 
 
PART 3 – CONDITIONS OF OFFICIAL TRAVEL
 
3.1         Official Travel Determination:  The provisions of Determination 2004/03 (as amended) – Official Travel by Office Holders – 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 2004/03.
 
 
 
 
SCHEDULE A – FEES AND ALLOWANCES FOR SPECIFIED OFFICES
 
Table A1A – Specified offices – annual and daily fees and travel tier. (Rates are effective from 1 July 2012 unless otherwise specified.)
General provisions relating to the following table: 
·         The fees set out in Table A1A below are payable in accordance with the conditions of this Determination to the holders of the relevant office.
·         In Columns 2 and 3:
o  an “a” following the dollar amount signifies an Annual Fee applies;
o  a “d” following the dollar amount signifies a Daily Fee applies.
·         The additional clauses referred to in Column 4 are listed immediately following the Table.
Column 1
 
Office/Authority
Column 2
 
Chair
$
Column 3
 
Member
$
Column 4
 
Additional clauses applying
Column 5
 
Travel tier

NBN Co Limited
204,710
a
102,400
a
A44
1

Future Fund
193,660
a
96,850
a
 
1

Australia Post
174,740
a
87,400
a
A1
1

Commonwealth Grants Commission
(full-time)
 
100,790
a
 
1

Fair Work Australia – Minimum Wage Panel Members
-
 
71,120
a
 
1

Review of the Distribution of the Goods and Services Tax
-
 
$68,960
a
 
1

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
160,740
a
$52,910
a
A2
1

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC)
127,020
a
 
 
A3, A8, A45
See A8

ASC Pty Ltd
125,510
a
62,810
a
A3, A4
1

Medibank Private Ltd
125,510
a
62,810
a
A3
1

Murray-Darling Basin Authority
105,770
a
62,780
a
A43
1

Reserve Bank of Australia
 
 
62,780
a
 
1

Airservices Australia
105,770
a
52,910
a
A3, A5
1

Australian Rail Track Corporation
105,770
a
52,910
a
 
1

Civil Aviation Safety Authority Board (CASA)
105,770
a
52,910
a
A3, A6
1

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
105,770
a
52,910
a
A3, A7
1

Defence Housing Australia
105,770
a
52,910
a
A3
1

Commissioner, Australian Transport Safety Bureau Commission
 
 
52,910
a
 
1

Board of Taxation
103,000
a
51,500
a
 
1

Payments System Board
(full-time)
 
51,360
a
 
1

Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)
91,020
a
903
d
A8, A40
See A8

Tourism Australia
89,060
a
44,580
a
A3, A9
1

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Ltd (AITSL)
88,360
a
881
d
A8, A10
See A8

Foreign Investment Review Board
87,500
a
47,500
a
A13
1

Innovation Australia Board
85,330
a
39,820
a
 
2

Innovation Australia Committee
14,270
a
8,380
a
A11
2

Innovation Australia Committee – Non
Innovation Australia Board Member
913
d
913
d
 
2

Private Health Insurance Administration Council
80,950
a
47,270
a
A3
1

General Practice Education and Training Limited
80,950
a
36,570
a
 
1

Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee
(full-time)
 
35,880
a
 
1

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission
80,950
a
34,230
a
 
1

Australian Solar Institute – Chair/Director
72,100
a
25,750
a
A42
1

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
80,950
a
20,740
a
A8
See A8

NHMRC – Research Committee
71,290
a
 
 
 
2

NHMRC – Australian Health Ethics Committee
57,670
a
 
 
 
2

NHMRC – All other Principal Committees not specified in this Determination
57,670
a
 
 
 
2

International Air Services Commission
68,070
a
34,230
a
 
1

Medical Services Advisory Committee
68,070
a
681
d
 
1

Food Standards Australia New Zealand
67,770
a
34,230
a
A12
1

National Competition Council
64,290
a
34,230
a
 
1

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
61,800
a
20,600
a
 
2

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)
61,800
a
20,600
a
 
 

Aboriginal Hostels Limited
61,760
a
33,490
a
 
2

Indigenous Land Corporation
61,760
a
33,490
a
A3, A13
1

Outback Stores Pty Ltd – Chair/Director
61,760
a
33,490
a
 
2

Australian Hearing Services
61,760
a
27,030
a
A3
1

Australian Heritage Council
61,760
a
27,030
a
 
1

Australian Heritage Council – Associate Member
-
 
27,030
a
 
1

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
61,760
a
27,030
a
A3, A13
1

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Board (ANSTO)
61,760
a
27,030
a
A3, A13
1

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation
61,760
a
27,030
a
A3, A13, A14
1

Indigenous Business Australia
61,760
a
27,030
a
A3, A13
1

Special Broadcasting Service
61,760
a
27,030
a
A13
1

Australian Electoral Commission
61,760
a
 
 
 
1

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA)
61,800
a
20,600
a
 
2

National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority Board
54,020
a
27,030
a
 
1

Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Advisory Council
54,020
a
659
d
 
2

Health Workforce Australia
54,020
a
659
d
 
2

Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency
51,360
a
27,030
a
 
1

Australian Sports Commission
51,360
a
27,030
a
A3, A15
1

National Rural Advisory Council
51,360
a
27,030
a
 
1

Screen Australia
51,360
a
27,030
a
A16
1

Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
(full-time)
 
27,030
a
A15
2

Albury-Wodonga Development Corporation
51,360
a
25,770
a
 
1

National Capital Authority
51,360
a
20,740
a
 
1

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
(full-time)
 
20,740
a
 
2

Australia Council
51,360
a
14,700
a
A15
1

Safe Work Australia
51,360
a
-
 
 
2

National Health Performance Authority
41,200
a
20,600
a
A18
2

Australian Institute of Marine Science Council
40,510
a
20,740
a
A17
2

Cancer Australia Advisory Council
40,510
a
20,740
a
 
2

Frontline Defence Services (AAFCANS)
40,510
a
20,740
a
A3
2

Sydney Harbour Federation Trust
40,510
a
20,740
a
A3
2

Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council
40,510
a
-
 
 
2

Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
38,950
a
691
d
 
1

Council for the Australian Film Television and Radio School
35,820
a
17,930
a
A3
2

Defence Strategic Reform Advisory Board
29,830
a
19,890
a
 
1

ARC College of Experts
29,370
a
20,740
a
 
2

Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee
29,370
a
20,740
a
 
2

Australia Business Arts Foundation
29,370
a
14,270
a
A19
1

Australian National Maritime Museum Council
29,370
a
14,700
a
 
2

Australian National Maritime Museum – Member of a Committee (other than a council member)
 
 
691
d
 
2

Australian War Memorial Council
29,370
a
14,700
a
 
2

National Gallery of Australia Council
29,370
a
14,700
a
A19
2

National Library of Australia Council
29,370
a
14,700
a
A19
2

National Museum of Australia Council
29,370
a
14,700
a
 
2

Australian Statistics Advisory Council
29,370
a
-
 
 
1

Public Lending Right Committee
29,370
a
-
 
 
2

Classification Review Board
27,720
a
775
d
A20
2

Defence Reserves Support Council (DRSC) – National Executive
24,750
a
21,060
a
 
2

DRSC – State/Territory Chairs
480
d
-
 
 
2

Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority – Advisory Board
23,460
a
681
d
 
2

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
21,320
a
616
d
 
2

Australia Council, Boards
21,320
a
-
 
 
2

Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula
16,920
a
-
 
 
2

Professional Services Review – Committees
1,312
d
1,164
d
 
1

Professional Services Review – Determining Authority
1,312
d
1,164
d
 
1

Australian Energy Regulator
-
 
1,081
d
 
1

Companies Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board
1,213
d
985
d
A22
1

Financial Reporting Panel
1,213
d
985
d
A23
1

Examiner, Australian Crime Commission
1,213
d
-
 
A41
1

Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) – Member
-
 
985
d
A24
2

TPB – Committee Member
-
 
681
d
 
2

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
1090
d
900
d
 
2

Co-operative Research Centres Committee
1,090
d
900
d
 
2

Education Investment Fund Advisory Board
1,090
d
900
d
 
1

Health and Hospitals Fund Advisory Board
1,090
d
900
d
 
1

Infrastructure Australia
1,090
d
900
d
 
1

Skills Australia
1,090
d
900
d
 
1

Specialist Medical Review Council (SMRC) – Convenor/councillor
1,090
d
900
d
A25
1

Australian Government Reconstruction Inspectorate
1,090
d
900
d
 
1

Ministerial Advisory Council on Regional Australia (MACRA)
1,090
d
900
d
 
1

Regional Development Australia Fund Advisory Panel
1,090
d
900
d
 
1

Higher Education Standards Panel (HESP)
1,058
d
873
d
 
2

National Transport Commission
1,004
d
900
d
 
1

ACCC – Associate Member
-
 
900
d
 
1

ACMA – Associate Member
-
 
900
d
 
1

Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council
-
 
900
d
 
1

Administrative Review Council
1,004
d
833
d
 
1

Migration Review Tribunal
-
 
831
d
A29
2

Refugee Review Tribunal
-
 
831
d
A30
2

Superannuation Complaints Tribunal
(full-time)
 
831
d
 
2

Family Law Council
1,004
d
828
d
 
1

Comcover Advisory Council
-
 
828
d
 
1

Productivity Commission
(full-time)
 
828
d
 
1

Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys Disciplinary Tribunal
985
d
-
 
 
2

Threatened Species Scientific Committee
976
d
654
d
 
1

Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation
965
d
795
d
 
1

Takeovers Panel
900
d
900
d
A26
1

Repatriation Medical Authority
900
d
798
d
A27
1

Anti-Doping Research Program Panel
-
 
798
d
 
1

Defence Force Advocate
-
 
798
d
A28
1

Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal
-
 
798
d
 
1

Pharmaceutical Benefits Remuneration Tribunal
(full-time)
 
798
d
 
1

Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT) Member
-
 
775
d
A34
3

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Clinical Advisory Committee (IHPA CAC)
900
d
681
d
A46
1

Gene Technology Ethics and Community Consultative Committee
900
d
681
d
A31
1

Gene Technology Technical Advisory Committee
900
d
681
d
A31
1

National Film and Sound Archive
900
d
681
d
A32
2

Official Establishments Trust
900
d
681
d
 
1

Oil Stewardship Advisory Council
900
d
681
d
 
1

Pharmaceutical Benefits Pricing Authority
900
d
681
d
 
1

Professional Committees in Health and Ageing (listed in Schedule B)
900
d
681
d
 
1

Professional Standards Board for Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys
900
d
681
d
 
1

Tuition Protection Service (TPS) Advisory Board
900
d
418
d
A21
2

Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority
900
d
-
 
A33
1

Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme Review Authority
900
d
-
 
 
1

National Mental Health Commission (Chair/Commissioner)
898
d
681
d
 
2

National Blood Authority
866
d
656
d
 
1

Defence Science and Technology Organisation Advisory Board
833
d
681
d
 
2

Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (Convener/Member)
828
d
753
d
 
1

Australian Community Pharmacy Authority
828
d
681
d
 
2

Australian National Council on Drugs
828
d
681
d
A35
2

Australian River Co. Ltd
828
d
681
d
A36
2

Co-operative Research Centres Appraisal Panels
828
d
681
d
 
2

Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee
828
d
681
d
 
2

Disciplinary Appeal Committees under PE(CT) Regulations 1999
828
d
-
 
 
2

Commission for International Agricultural Research
798
d
581
d
 
2

Biological Diversity Advisory Committee
798
d
506
d
 
2

Fuel Standards Consultative Committee
798
d
506
d
 
2

Indigenous Advisory Committee
798
d
506
d
 
2

Australian Astronomical Observatory Advisory Committee (AA0AC)
798
d
506
d
 
2

Disability Standards Review Panel
798
d
418
d
 
2

National Housing Supply Council
798
d
-
 
 
2

Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA) Advisory Council
797
d
531
d
 
2

Geographical Indications Committee
768
d
681
d
 
2

Australian Strategic Policy Institute
768
d
622
d
 
2

Australian Social Inclusion Board
768
d
606
d
 
2

Veterans’ Review Board (Senior Member; Member)
758
d
676
d
 
2

ABC Advisory Council
681
d
606
d
 
2

Anti-Doping Rule Violation Panel
681
d
606
d
 
2

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
681
d
606
d
 
2

AIATSIS Research Advisory Committee
-
 
423
d
 
2

National Archives of Australia Advisory Council
681
d
606
d
 
2

National Customs Brokers Licensing Advisory Committee
681
d
606
d
 
2

Editorial Advisory Board
681
d
-
 
A37
2

Defence Industry Study Course
681
d
-
 
 
2

Religious Advisory Committee to the Services
606
d
606
d
 
2

National Rural Advisory Council – Specialist Committees
-
 
606
d
 
2

Defence Force Case Assessment Panel
564
d
518
d
 
2

Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme Reconsideration Committee
564
d
518
d
 
2

ARIA Reconsideration Advisory Committee
 
 
518
d
 
2

Aboriginals Benefit Account Advisory Committee (ABAAC)
564
d
418
d
 
2

ASADA – Advisory Group
564
d
418
d
 
2

CSIRO – Advisory Committees
564
d
418
d
 
2

Medical Training Review Panel
-
 
418
d
 
2

Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections
418
d
314
d
A38
2

Defence Families of Australia
418
d
-
 
 
2

Australian Bravery Decorations Council
No fee
 
No fee
 
 
1

Council for the Order of Australia
No fee
 
No fee
 
 
1

Central Trades Committee
-
 
No fee
 
 
2

Local Trades Committee
-
 
No fee
 
 
2

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission
No fee
 
No fee
 
A39
2

 
 
ADDITIONAL CLAUSES TO TABLE A1A
 
A1. Australia Post: A member who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive an additional $10,115 per annum.  A member who is appointed to the Audit Committee will receive an additional $10,115 per annum as member, or $20,210 per annum as Chair, of the Committee.  A member who is appointed to the Board of Postcorp will receive an additional $4,553 per annum.
 
A2. Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC): A member who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive $79,340 per annum.
 
A3. Various bodies: A member of the named body who is the Chair of the Audit Committee, or Audit and Risk Committee, however named, will receive an additional $14,700 per annum.  A member who is a member of the Committee will receive an additional $7,350 per annum.
 
A4. ASC Pty Ltd: A Member who is the Chair of the Business Assurance and Security (BAS) Committee will receive an additional $14,120 per annum.  A Member who is member of the BAS Committee will receive an additional $7,056 per annum.
 
A5. Airservices Australia: A member who is appointed as Deputy Chair will receive an additional fee of $7,350 per annum.
 
A6. Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Board: A member who is appointed a Deputy Chair will receive $60,250 per annum.
 
A7. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO): An additional per diem payment of $811 shall be paid to members of CSIRO who serve on the boards of subsidiaries/associated commercial enterprises.
 
A8. Various: The Chair is entitled to Tier 1 travel arrangements. Members/Directors are entitled to Tier 2 travel arrangements.
 
A9. Tourism Australia: A member who is appointed as Deputy Chair will receive $59,190 per annum.
 
A10. Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Ltd (AITSL): The Deputy Chair will receive $66,280 per annum. The Deputy Chair is entitled to Tier 1 Travel arrangements.
 
A11. Innovation Australia: The Chair and Members of the Innovation Australia Board shall only receive     remuneration for one Committee.
 
A12. Food Standards Australia New Zealand: A Member who is the Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management (FARM) Committee will receive an additional $8,807 per annum.  A Member who is member of the FARM Committee will receive an additional $4,404 per annum.
 
A13. Various: A member of the named body who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive $40,510 per annum.
 
A14. Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC): A member who is the Chair of EFIC’s Alliance and Contingent Divestment Implementation Committee will receive an additional pro-rata payment of $8,807 per annum.  A member who is a member of EFIC’s Alliance and Contingent Divestment Implementation Committee will receive an additional pro-rata payment of $4,404 per annum.
 
A15. Various: A member of the named body who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive $30,110 per annum.
 
A16. Screen Australia: A member who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive $27,030 per annum.  A member who is chair of the Audit Committee will receive an additional $8,817 per annum.  A member who is a member of the Audit Committee will receive an additional $4,409 per annum.
 
A17. Australian Institute of Marine Science: A member who is chair of the Audit Committee will receive an additional $8,807 per annum.  A member who is a member of the Audit Committee will receive an additional $4,404 per annum.
 
A18. National Health Performance Authority: The Deputy Chair will receive $30,900 per annum.
 
A19. Various: A member of the named body who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive $20,740 per annum.
 
A20. Classification Review Board: A member who is appointed as a Deputy Convener will receive $794 per day. In addition, when the Deputy Convenor acts as Convenor, he or she will be entitled to the remuneration and other conditions determined for the Convenor.
 
A21. Tuition Protection Service (TPS): The Advisory Board Chair will receive an additional $159 per day until 30 June 2013.
 
A22. Company Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board: The Deputy Chairman will receive $1,109 per diem. 
 
A23. Financial Reporting Panel: The Chair rate will apply to a member on any day that the member chairs a Panel.
 
A24. Tax Practitioners Board (TPB): The maximum fees payable each year to part-time Members of the Tax Practitioners Board are capped at 80% of the sum of the base salary payable each year to a full-time Member.
 
A25. Specialist Medical Review Council (SMRC): In addition to the relevant daily fee, the Convenor will receive a retainer of $26,600 per annum.  A councillor who is appointed as a presiding councillor under subsection 196ZK(3) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 will, in addition to the relevant daily fee, receive a retainer of $17,930 per annum.
 
A26. Takeovers Panel: Daily fees are only payable for sitting days of takeover proceedings and for Panel days.  Remuneration for other business is by way of an annual fee of $19,400 for the Chairman and $3,247 for the Members.
 
A27. Repatriation Medical Authority: Retainers of $53,130 for the Chairperson and $35,410 for the Members will be payable.
 
A28. Defence Force Advocate: Fees payable for work done within s.58T (c) of the Defence Act 1903 shall be the maximum daily rate as determined for senior counsel in the Australian Government Solicitor’s Commonwealth Policy on Counsel Fees.
 
A29. Migration Review Tribunal: Members of the Migration Review Tribunal receive a daily fee for seven hours work (which may be cumulative over several days).
 
A30. Refugee Review Tribunal: Members of the Refugee Review Tribunal receive a daily fee for seven hours work (which may be cumulative over several days).
 
A31. Gene Technology Committees: an Expert Adviser appointed to either the Gene Technology Technical Advisory Committee or the Gene Technology Ethics and Community Consultative Committee will receive $681 per day and is entitled to Tier 1 Travel.
 
A32. National Film and Sound Archive: A member who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive $681 per day.
 
A33. Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority: A member who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive $828 per day.
 
A34. Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT): The maximum fees payable each year to part-time SSAT Members are capped at 80% of the sum of the base salary determined for full-time Senior Members. A member who is qualified to practise as a medical practitioner shall receive a minimum annual payment of ten times the daily fee.
 
A35. Australian National Council on Drugs: A member who is appointed as a Deputy Chairman will receive $743 per day.
 
A36. Australian River Company: Mr E G Anson shall receive additional remuneration of $55,460 per annum, on a pro-rata basis, for periods where he has the approval of the Board to perform executive duties.  A member who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive $753 per day.
 
A37. Editorial Advisory Board: Subject to a minimum payment of $3,085 per annum.
 
A38. Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections (MACBBVSTI): Members appointed as organisational representatives, such as Federal Parliamentarians and State/Territory Officials, will not receive the travel allowance determined for MACBBVSTI Members if they have an entitlement to travel allowance from a different source.
 
A39. Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission: Where a member has an entitlement to Tier 1 travel by virtue of a full-time appointment, that entitlement will also apply to this Office.
 
A40. Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA): The Deputy Chair will receive $68,270 per annum, and is entitled to Tier 1 Travel.
 
A41. Examiner, Australian Crime Commission: The maximum amount an Examiner who is paid by way of daily fees can be paid in one year is $206,920.
 
A42.  Australian Solar Institute (ASI): A director who is chair of the Audit and Risk Committee will receive an additional $5,150 per annum. A member who is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee will receive an additional $2,060 per annum.
 
A43. Murray-Darling Basin Authority: While Mr Craig Knowles occupies the office of Chair, he will receive an annual fee of $67,400.
 
A44. NBN Co Limited: A member who is appointed as Deputy Chair will receive an additional fee of $62,410 per annum. The Deputy Chair is entitled to Tier 1 Travel arrangements.
 
A45. Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC): The Director will receive $60,750 per annum.
 
A46. Independent Hospital Pricing Authority Clinical Advisory Committee (IHPA CAC): These rates will apply until 30 September 2012.
 
 
Table A2A – Specified offices – base and meeting fees and travel tier. (Rates are effective from 1 July 2012 unless otherwise specified.)
 
General provisions relating to the following table: 
·         The fees set out in Table A2A below are payable in accordance with the conditions of this  Determination to the holders of the relevant office.
·         The additional clauses referred to in Column 4 are listed immediately following the Table.
 
Column 1
 
Office/Authority
Column 2
 
Base fee
$
Column 3
 
Meeting fee
$
Column 4
 
Additional clauses applying
Column 5
 
Travel tier

Climate Change Authority -       Chair
51,500
1000
 
2

Member
25,750
800
 
 

Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency (TUSMA) -                               Chair
41,200
800
A2A-1
2

Member
25,750
500
 
 

Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT)
36,050
500
 
1

National Water Commission -                                          
Chair
51,500
800
 
2

Commissioner
25,750
500
 
 

Clean Energy Regulator -      Member
25,750
900
A2A-2
1

Independent Assessor - Special Building Industry Powers
20,600
-
A2A-3
2

Woomera Prohibited Area Advisory Board (WPAAB) - Independent Chair
10,300
800
 
2

 
ADDITIONAL CLAUSES TO TABLE A2A
 
A2A-1 Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency (TUSMA): The Chair will receive an additional establishment loading of $15,000 per annum until 30 June 2013.
 
A2A–2 Clean Energy Regulator: A maximum cap of 15 daily meeting fees will be paid each calendar year.  Meeting fees are not payable for any meetings which exceed this 15 meeting fee cap.
 
A2A-3.  Independent Assessor – Special Building Industry Powers: The base fee includes payment for the first 20 full days of work, in any given financial year, where a day is an aggregate of at least 7 hours, after which a daily fee of $824 per day of work would apply.
 
 
 
SCHEDULE B – PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES – HEALTH AND AGEING PORTFOLIO
 
B1.  The Offices in subclause B1.1 are defined as Professional Committees in the Health and Ageing Portfolio. As determined in Table A1A of Schedule A, the entitlements of these committees are as follows.
Chair  $900 per day Member  $681 per day Travel Tier 1
 
B1.1 Professional Committees
·         Advisory Committee for Biologicals
·         Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling
·         Advisory Committee on Complementary Medicines
·         Advisory Committee on Medical Devices
·         Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling
·         Advisory Committee on Prescription Medicines
·         Advisory Committee on Non-Prescription Medicines
·         Advisory Committee on the Safety of Medical Devices
·         Advisory Committee on the Safety of Medicines
·         Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care – Expert Committees
·         Medicare Participation Review Committees
·         National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Equality Council
·         National Medicines Policy Committee
·         National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council
·         Pathology Services Table Committee
·         Pharmaceutical Services Committee of Inquiry
·         Therapeutic Goods Committee
 
SCHEDULE C – FEES AND ALLOWANCES FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRY AUTHORITIES
 
General provisions relating to the following table: 
·         The fees set out in Table C1A below are payable in accordance with the conditions of this Determination to the holders of the relevant office.
·         In Columns 2 and 3:
o  an “a” following the dollar amount signifies an Annual Fee applies;
o  a “d” following the dollar amount signifies a Daily Fee applies.
·         The additional clauses referred to in Column 4 are listed immediately following the Table.
 
Table C1A – Primary Industry Authorities – fees and travel tier.  (Rates are effective from 1 July 2012 unless otherwise specified.)
 
Column 1
 
Authority/Office
Column 2
 
Chair $
Column 3
 
Member $
Column 4
 
Additional clauses
Column 5
 
Travel Tier

Australian Fisheries Management Authority Commission
65,270
a
32,830
a
C1
1

Grains Research and Development Corporation
64,560
a
32,130
a
C2
1

Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation
51,360
a
29,370
a
 
2

Wine Australia Corporation
51,360
a
29,230
a
 
2

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation
51,360
a
29,230
a
 
1

Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
51,360
a
29,230
a
C3
1

Cotton Research and Development Corporation
40,510
a
20,740
a
 
2

Sugar Research and Development Corporation
40,510
a
20,740
a
C4
2

Fishing Industry Policy Council
35,820
 
 
 
 
2

Wheat Exports Australia
1,004
d
654
d
 
1

Wine Australia Corporation Selection Committee
828
d
-
 
 
1

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Selection Committees
828
d
-
 
 
1

Committees of Research and Development Corps
681
d
606
d
C5
2

Statutory Fishing Rights Allocation Review Panel
681
d
606
d
 
2

Management Advisory Committees, Australian Fisheries Management Authority
606
d
418
d
 
2

 
ADDITIONAL CLAUSES TO SCHEDULE C
 
 
C1. Australian Fisheries Management Authority Commission: A member who is appointed as a Deputy Chair will receive $32,830 per annum.
 
C2. Grains Research and Development Corporation: The Chair of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee will receive an additional annual fee of $14,700; whilst a member of the same committee will receive an additional annual fee of $7,350.
 
C3. Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation: The Chair of the Audit Committee will receive an additional annual fee of $8,897; whilst a member of the same Committee will receive an additional annual fee of $4,404.
 
C4. Sugar Research and Development Corporation: A Non-executive Director who sits on of the Audit Committee will receive an additional $8,807 per annum as Chair of the Committee or $4,404 per annum as Member of the Committee.
 
C5. Research & Development Corps: This entry refers to committees established under the Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989.
 
 
SCHEDULE D – FEES AND ALLOWANCES FOR TORRES STRAIT REGIONAL AUTHORITY
 
General Provisions relating to the following table:
D1.  Fees:  The fees set out in Table D1A below are payable in accordance with this Determination to the holders of the relevant office.
D2.  Aggregated hours:  The office-holders specified in this Schedule shall be paid in accordance with the following conditions:
(a)     for formal meetings and/or business of the authority aggregating 6 hours or more on any one day – 100% of the daily fee;
(b)     for formal meetings and/or business of the authority aggregating 3 hours or more but less than 6 hours on any one day – 60% of the daily fee;
(c)      for formal meetings and/or business of the authority aggregating less than 3 hours on any one day – 40% of the daily fee; and
(d)     eligibility for each payment shall be certified by the chairperson or nominated presiding officer and in so certifying the chairperson may have regard to reasonable travelling time incurred by an office holder away from the metropolitan area of the capital city or the environs of the town in which the office holder lives.
 
Table D1A –Torres Strait Regional Authority – fees and travel tier.  (Rates are effective from 1 July 2012 unless otherwise specified).
 
Office
Daily fee
Travel Tier

 
Chair
Deputy Chair
Member
 

Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)
-
$564
$418
2

TSRA – Member Advisory Committees
-
-
$418
2

 
SCHEDULE E – FEES AND ALLOWANCES FOR ABORIGINAL LAND COUNCILS
 
General Provisions relating to the following table:
·         Fees:  The fees set out in Table E1A below are payable in accordance with this Determination to the holders of the relevant office.
 
Table E1A – Holders of Public Offices in Aboriginal Land Councils. (Rates are effective from 1 July 2012 unless otherwise specified.)
 
 Office
Rate of Salary or Fee
Travel Tier

 
$
Frequency

NORTHERN LAND COUNCIL
 
 
 

Chairman
 
 
 

If engaged part-time on the functions and duties of the office
681
Daily, maximum one per day
2

Member
 
 
 

if engaged on general Council business
272
Daily, maximum one per day
2

if engaged on business of the executive
388
Daily, maximum one per day
2

CENTRAL LAND COUNCIL
 
 
 

Chairman
 
 
 

If engaged part-time on the functions and duties of the office
681
Daily, maximum one per day
2

Member
 
 
 

if engaged on general Council business
272
Daily, maximum one per day
2

if engaged on business of the executive
388
Daily, maximum one per day
2

TIWI LAND COUNCIL
 
 
 

Chairman
52,080
Annual fee
2

Deputy Chairman
29,370
Annual fee
2

Member, Management Committee
29,370
Annual fee
2

ANINDILYAKWA LAND COUNCIL
 
 
 

Chairman
If engaged part-time on the functions and duties of the office
598
Daily, maximum one per day
2

Member
272
Daily, maximum one per day
2

 
Signed this 19th day of June 2012.
 
 
 
 
 
                Signed             Signed
 
 
 
 
                 Signed
 
 
 
 
                    Signed

John C Conde AO
PRESIDENT
John B Prescott AC
MEMBER
Jillian Segal AM
MEMBER

 
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