Online version of the 2013-14 Department of Health Annual Report

Note 12: Senior Executive Remuneration

Notes to and Forming Part of the Financial Statements

Page last updated: 31 October 2014

Note 12A: Senior Executive Remuneration Expense for the Reporting Period
 
2014
$
2013
$
Short-term employee benefits
Salary (including annual leave taken)
5,513,981
4,514,440
Performance bonuses
364,764
317,368
Other
719,410
727,223
Total short-term employee benefits
6,598,155
5,559,031
 
Post-employment benefits
Superannuation
919,084
770,033
Total post-employment benefits
919,084
770,033
 
Other long-term employee benefits
Annual leave accrued
548,034
442,109
Long service leave
151,511
126,888
Total other long-term employee benefits
699,545
568,997
 
Termination benefits
124,535
213,708
Total senior executive remuneration expenses
8,341,319
7,111,769

Notes:

  1. Note 12A is prepared on an accrual basis (therefore the performance bonus expenses disclosed above may differ from the cash bonus disclosed in Note 12B).
  2. Note 12A excludes acting arrangements and part-year service where total remuneration expensed for a senior executive was less than $195,000.
Note 12B: Average Annual Reportable Remuneration Paid to Substantive Senior Executives During the Reporting Period
Average Annual Reportable Remuneration Paid to Substantive Senior Executives in 2013-14
Average annual reportable remuneration 1
Substantive senior executives
No.
Reportable salary 2
$
Contributed superannuation 3
$
Reportable allowances 4
$
Bonus paid 5
$
Total reportable remuneration
$
Total remuneration (including part-time arrangements)
less than $195,000
3
82,081
11,048
-
2,701
95,830
$195,000 to $224,999
9
180,943
25,967
-
6,391
213,301
$225,000 to $254,999
8
202,919
30,050
-
6,356
239,325
$255,000 to $284,999
8
215,691
31,964
7
17,860
265,522
$285,000 to $314,999
2
260,865
31,395
-
12,529
304,789
$345,000 to $374,999
1
318,511
44,792
-
11,564
374,867
$435,000 to $464,999
1
364,633
59,766
-
32,960
457,359
Total number of substantive senior executives
32
Average annual reportable remuneration paid to substantive senior executives in 2012-13
Average annual reportable remuneration 1
Substantive senior executives
No.
Reportable salary 2
$
Contributed superannuation 3
$
Reportable allowances 4
$
Bonus paid 5
$
Total reportable remuneration
$
Total remuneration (including part-time arrangements):
less than $195,000
6
64,208
9,406
-
4,523
78,137
$195,000 to $224,999
12
176,659
24,149
19
6,598
207,425
$225,000 to $254,999
7
203,704
29,450
-
8,520
241,674
$255,000 to $284,999
5
213,854
31,323
-
15,678
260,855
$285,000 to $314,999
1
235,467
36,857
-
24,600
296,924
$465,000 to $494,999
1
406,900
58,132
931
-
465,963
Total number of substantive senior executives
32

Notes:

  1. This table reports substantive senior executives who received remuneration during the reporting period. Each row is an averaged figure based on headcount for individuals in the band.
  2. 'Reportable salary' includes the following:
    1. gross payments (less any bonuses paid, which are disclosed in the 'bonus paid' column);
    2. reportable fringe benefits (at the net amount prior to 'grossing up' to account for tax purposes); and
    3. reportable employer superannuation contributions.
  3. The 'contributed superannuation' amount is the average cost to the TGA for the provision of superannuation benefits to substantive senior executives in that reportable remuneration band during the reporting period.
  4. 'Reportable allowances' are the average actual allowances paid as per the 'total allowances' line on individuals' payment summaries.
  5. 'Bonus paid' represents average actual bonuses paid during the reporting period in that reportable remuneration band. The 'bonus paid' within a particular band may vary between financial years due to various factors such as individuals commencing with or leaving the TGA during the financial year.
Note 12C: Average Annual Reportable Remuneration Paid to Other Highly Paid Staff during the Reporting Period
Average annual reportable remuneration paid to other highly paid staff in 2013-14
Average annual reportable remuneration 1
Other highly paid staff
No.
Reportable salary 2
$
Contributed superannuation 3
$
Reportable allowances 4
$
Bonus paid 5
$
Total reportable remuneration
$
Total remuneration (including part-time arrangements):
$195,000 to $224,999
1
159,929
32,454
-
5,487
197,870
Total number of other highly paid staff
1
Average annual reportable remuneration paid to other highly paid staff in 2012-13
Average annual reportable remuneration 1
Other highly paid staff
No.
Reportable salary 2
$
Contributed superannuation 3
$
Reportable allowances 4
$
Bonus paid 5
$
Total reportable remuneration
$
Total remuneration (including part-time arrangements):        
$195,000 to $224,999
2
164,675
28,938
-
5,327
198,940
$225,000 to $254,999
1
188,934
31,583
716
5,327
226,560
Total number of other highly paid staff
3

Notes:

  1. This table reports staff:
    1. who were employed by the TGA during the reporting period;
    2. whose reportable remuneration was $195,000 or more for the reporting period; and
    3. were not required to be disclosed in Tables A or B.
    Each row is an averaged figure based on headcount for individuals in the band. TGA staff include medical officers, legal officers and scientists. Details of salary and entitlements are included in the Department of Health's Enterprise Agreement 2011-2014.
  2. 'Reportable salary' includes the following:
    1. gross payments (less any bonuses paid, which are disclosed in the 'bonus paid' column);
    2. reportable fringe benefits (at the net amount prior to 'grossing up' to account for tax purposes); and
    3. reportable employer superannuation contributions.
  3. The 'contributed superannuation' amount is the average cost to the TGA for the provision of superannuation benefits to other highly paid staff in that reportable remuneration band during the reporting period.
  4. 'Reportable allowances' are the average actual allowances paid as per the 'total allowances' line on individuals' payment summaries.
  5. 'Bonus paid' represents average actual bonuses paid during the reporting period in that reportable remuneration band. The 'bonus paid' within a particular band may vary between financial years due to various factors such as individuals commencing with or leaving the TGA during the financial year.