Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2009/09 - Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Public Office, Judicial and Related Offices, Members of Parliament, and Specified Statutory Officers

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Determination 2009/09:
Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Public Office, Judicial and Related Offices, Members of Parliament, and Specified Statutory Officers
 
(i)        Pursuant to subsections 7(1), 7(3), 7(4) and 7(4B) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973, the Remuneration Tribunal has inquired into the remuneration and allowances to be paid to holders of public office, and other matters significantly related thereto, and determines as set out below.
 
(ii)        This Determination takes effect on and from the day following the day it is registered in the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments unless otherwise specified.
 
PART 1 – PART-TIME OFFICES
 
1.1       In this part, Determination Number 7 of 2008 (as amended) is referred to as the Principal Determination.
 
1.2       Table A1A of Schedule A of the Principal Determination is amended by deleting the entries for the following bodies: “Australian Families and Children Council” and “Professional Services Review – Tribunals”.
 
1.3         Table A1A of Schedule A of the Principal Determination is amended by deleting the entry for the “Aboriginal Hostels Ltd” and replacing it with the following entry:  
 
 
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Aboriginal Hostels Limited
54,280
a
29,420
a
 
2


 
1.4       Clause 1.3 has effect on and from 1 July 2009.
 
1.5       Table A1A of Schedule A of the Principal Determination is amended by replacing the current entry for “Advisory Panel on the Marketing of Infant Formula” with “Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula”.
 
1.6         Table A1A of Schedule A of the Principal Determination is amended by deleting the entry for “Indigenous Business Australia” and replacing it with the following entry:
 
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Indigenous Business Australia
54,280
a
23,740
a
A1, A11
1


 
1.7       Clause 1.6 has effect on and from 29 June 2009.
 
1.8         Table A1A of Schedule A of the Principal Determination is amended by inserting the following entry after the entry for “Australian Reward Investment Alliance (ARIA) Board”:
 
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Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)
80,000
a
789
d
A46
See A9


 
1.9         The Principal Determination is amended by including Clause A46 in the Additional Clauses to Table A1A as follows “A46 Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority: The Deputy Chair will receive $60,000 per annum, and is entitled to Tier 1 travel. The Chair and Deputy Chair will receive an additional 50 per cent loading until 1 July 2011 (subject to review).”
             
1.10          Clauses 1.8 and 1.9 have effect on and from 29 May 2009.
 
1.11          Table A1A of Schedule A of the Principal Determination is amended by inserting the following entry at the beginning of the table:
 
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National Broadband Network Co Ltd
-
 
90,000
a
 
1


 
1.12      Clause 1.11 has effect on and from 6 August 2009.
 
PART 2 – FULL-TIME OFFICES
 
2.1       In this part, Determination Number 8 of 2008 (as amended) is referred to as the Principal Determination.
 
2.2         Table 2A of Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by inserting “2.12” in Column 5 of the entry for “General Manager, Fair Work Australia.”
 
2.3       Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by inserting the Clause 2.12 after Clause 2.11 as follows: “2.12 General Manager, Fair Work Australia: will receive an additional amount of total remuneration of $10,000 commencing 1 July 2009 until 30 June 2010.”
 
2.4       Table 2A of Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by inserting the following entry after the entry for “Chief Executive, Murray-Darling Basin Authority”:
 
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Coordinator-General for Remote Indigenous Services
$233,600
$320,000
Nil
 
Tier 1

 
2.5         Clause 2.4 has effect on and from 8 July 2009.
 
PART 3 – JUDICIAL AND RELATED OFFICES
 
3.1       In this part, Determination Number 7 of 2009 is referred to as the Principal Determination.
 
3.2       Part 3 of the Principal Determination is amended by inserting Clause 3.4 after Clause 3.3 as follows: “3.4 President, Fair Work Australia: the President has the same travel entitlements when travelling within Australia as the Chief Justice of the Federal Court.”
 
3.3       Clause 3.2 has effect on and from 1 July 2009.
 
PART 4 - MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT - ENTITLEMENTS
 
4.1         In this part, Determination Number 18 of 2006 (as amended) is referred to as the Principal Determination.
 
4.2       Clause 2.8 of Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by inserting the following after the definition ‘nominee’ and before the definition of ‘year’ as follows: “‘Spouse’ has the same meaning as spouse in the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990.”
 
 
PART 5 – MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT – TRAVELLING ALLOWANCE
 
5.1         In this part, Determination Number 15 of 2008 (as amended) is referred to as the principal Determination.
 
5.2         Clause 1.3 of Part 1 of the Principal Determination is amended by replacing the current words “principal Government Whip in the Senate, and principal Opposition Whip in the Senate” with the following “Chief Government Whip in the Senate, Chief Opposition Whip in the Senate.”
 
5.3       Clause 2.1 of Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by inserting sub-clause (i) after sub-clause (h) as follows: “(i) Where there is a reference to spouse, the term has the same meaning as in the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990.”
 
5.4         Clause 2.22.1 of Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by deleting the phrase “each 12 month period, commencing 1 July 2008” and replacing it with the words “each year”.
 
5.5         Clause 2.22.2 of Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by deleting the current wording and replacing it with the words:                       
                      “The Chief Whips of the Government and Opposition in the Senate, when travelling outside their home base and outside Canberra on duties and functions connected with their office, shall be entitled to travelling allowance in respect of each overnight stay occasioned by such duties and functions, to a maximum of ten nights in each year.”
 
PART 6 – SPECIFIED STATUTORY OFFICERS
 
6.1       In this part, Determination Number 6 of 2008 is referred to as the Principal Determination.
 
6.2         Part 1 of the Principal Determination is amended by deleting the following words in Clause 1.4.6: “adjustment in lieu of performance bonus in accordance with clause 2.7;”.
 
6.3         Table 1 of Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by deleting the current table “Table 1 – Specified Statutory Offices” and replacing it with the following table:
 
          
Table 1 Specified Statutory Offices
             
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Specified Statutory Office
Base (superannuable) Salary – Per annum
Total Remuneration per annum

Chief of the Defence Force
$356,650
$488,560

Auditor-General for Australia
$333,670
$457,080

Australian Statistician
$333,670
$457,080

Commissioner of Taxation
$333,670
$457,080

CEO of Customs
(subject to review on vacancy)
$333,670
$457,080

 
6.4         Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by deleting Clause 2.7 “2.7 Adjustment in lieu of performance pay”.
 
6.5         Clauses 6.2, 6.3, and 6.4 have effect on and from 6 August 2009.
 
Signed this 6th of August 2009.
 
 
 
 
 
Signed
           
 
 
 
Signed
           
 
 
 
Signed
           

John C Conde AO
PRESIDENT
Janet E Grieve
MEMBER
John D C Allen
MEMBER

 
 

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