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Monday, 3 November 2003
Page: 21869


Mr McClelland asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 9 September 2003:

(1) What is the full list of groups, divisions, branches and other work units (however named) within the Attorney-General's Department.

(2) How many Full Time Equivalent staff currently work in each work unit.

(3) In each work unit, how many such staff are (a) ongoing and (b) non-ongoing, and what are the broad-banded classifications of those staff.


Mr Ruddock (Attorney-General) —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1) The following is the list of groups, divisions and branches within the Attorney-General's Department:

Executive

Solicitor General's Office

Civil Justice and Legal Services Group

Civil Justice Division

- Human Rights (Sex, Disability and Domestic Infrastructure) Branch

- Human Rights (Race, Age, and International) Branch

- Administrative Law and Civil Procedure Branch

- Civil Jurisdiction and Federal Courts Branch

Legal Services and Native Title Division

- Legal Services Coordination Branch

- Constitutional Policy Unit

- Native Title Branch

- Civil Justice Project

Family Law and Legal Assistance Division

- Family Law Branch

- Legal Assistance Branch

- Family Pathways Branch

Office of International Law

- Public International Law Branch

- International Trade and Environment Law Branch

Office of Legislative Drafting

- Drafting Unit 1

- Drafting Unit 2

- Drafting Unit 3

Criminal Justice and Security Group

Criminal Justice Division

- Criminal Law Branch

- International Crime Branch

- Law Enforcement Branch

- Crime Prevention Branch

- Strategic Law Enforcement Branch

Information and Security Law Division

- Security Law Branch

- Copyright Law Branch

- Information Law Branch

- Critical Infrastructure Protection Branch

Emergency Management Australia

Protective Security Coordination Centre

- Security Programs Branch

- Counter Terrorism Branch

- Information Coordination Branch

- Policy and Services Branch

Corporate Services Group

- Financial Management Branch

- Human Resources Branch

- Corporate Performance and Coordination Section

- Freedom of Information Section

- Support Services Section

- Ministerial and Parliamentary Services Section

- Public Affairs Section

Information and Knowledge Services Group

- Information and Communications Technology Branch

- Information Services Branch

(2) Please refer to Attachment A

(3) Please refer to Attachment B

Attachment A

Attorney-General's Department FTE - August 2003

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

Executive

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

3

Total

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

3

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

Solicitor General's Staff

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

2

Total

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

2

CIVIL JUSTICE AND LEGAL SERVICES GROUP

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

CJ&LS Executive

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

3

Total

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

3

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

CJD

Admin Law & Civ Procedure

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

3

1

0

0

9

Civ Juris & Fed Courts

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

2

3

0

0

0

8

Human Rights - R,A & I

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

2.8

2

0

0

7.8

Human Rights - S,D & DI

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

4

2

1

0

0

10

CJD Executive

0

0.7

0

1

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

1

0

6.7

Total

0

4.7

0

2

0

1

0

1

1

1

0

3

10

10.8

6

1

0

41.5

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

FLLAD

Family Pathways

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

6.43

4

4

0

0

0.75

1

1

0

0

19.18

Family Law

1

3.22

0

2.6

0

2

0

2

1

0

0

0.73

2

7

1

0

0

22.55

Legal Assistance

0.61

4

0

1.8

0

1

0

1.6

2

1

0

8

2

1

2

0

0

25.01

FLLAD Executive

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

3.6

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

6.6

Total

1.61

8.22

0

6.4

0

4

0

10.03

10.6

5

0

8.73

4.75

9

4

1

0

73.34

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

LS&NT

Native Title

0

2

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

1

0

3

3.56

3

2

0

0

16.56

Legal Services Coord

0

0.6

0

1

0

0

0

0

2

1

0

0

3

1.9

1

1

0

11.5

Strategic Review Project

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

3

Constitutional Policy Unit

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

2

LS&NT - Special Advisor

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

Total

0

2.6

0

1

0

1

0

1

2

2

0

4

8.56

5.9

4

2

0

34.06

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

OIL

0.68

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4.82

5.6

3

1

0

19.1

Total

0.68

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4.82

5.6

3

1

0

19.1

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

OLD

Drafting Unit 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

2

1

0

0

7

Drafting Unit 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1.68

3

1

0

0

5.68

Drafting Unit 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4

2.37

1

0

0

8.37

OLD Executive

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

2

Leg. Serv. & Publication

2

3.4

0

7

0

6

0

2

2

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

23.4

Total

2

3.4

0

8

0

6

0

2

2

1

0

3

7.68

7.37

3

1

0

46.45

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND SECURITY GROUP

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

CrJ&S Executive

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

4

Total

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

4

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

CrJD

Criminal Law

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

3

6.43

3

1

0

0

16.43

International Crime

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8.6

9

2.8

1

0

0

22.4

Law Enforcement

1

3

0

1

0

2

0

4.69

5.62

0

0

1

0

3

2

0

0

23.31

Strategic Law Enforcement

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

3

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

7

Crime Prevention

0

0

0

4

0

0

0

2

8

2

0

0

0

0

1

2

0

19

Total

1

6

0

5

0

2

0

7.69

14.62

6

0

12.6

15.43

9.8

6

2

0

88.14

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

EMA

Development

0

0

0

2

0

1

0

3

5

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

12

Planning & Operations

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

5

4

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

12

Knowledge Mgmt & Business

2

9

0

2

0

4

0

5

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

27

Education & Training

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

7.5

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

12.5

EMA Executive & Support

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

4

Total

2

9

0

6

0

5

0

20.5

18

6

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

67.5

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

ISLD

Critical Infrastructure

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

2

1

2

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

10

Security Law

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

5

4

1

0

0

16

Information Law

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4.41

3

1

0

0

10.41

Copyright Law

0

2

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

3

3

3

1

0

0

13

ISLD Executive

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

2

Total

0

5

0

2

0

1

1

2

1

2

0

9

13.41

10

4

1

0

51.41

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

PSCC

PSCC Executive

1

1

0

1

0

2

0

1

2

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

10

Counter Terrorism

2

1

0

0

0

2

0

5

5

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

18

Policy & Services

1

5

0

5

0

9

0

7

6.6

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

36.6

Security Programs

0

1

2

1

0

3

0

1

9

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

20

Information Coord

0

1

5

0

11

1

0

6

9

3

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

37

Total

4

9

7

7

11

17

0

20

31.6

10

0

0

0

0

4

1

0

121.6

INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE SERVICES GROUP

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

I&KS

I&KS Executive

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

3

Information & Comm Tech

0

0

0

3

0

2

3

5

6.67

7

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

27.67

Information Services

1

4

0

0

1

4

0

3

8

3

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

25

IT General

0

1

0

2

0

0

1

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

Total

1

5

0

6

1

7

4

8

15.67

11

0

0

0

0

2

1

0

61.67

CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP

Organisation Unit

APSL1/2

APSL3

APSL3/4

APSL4

APSL4/5

APSL5

APSL5/6

APSL6

EL1

EL2

Grad

LO

SLO

PLO

SES1

SES2

SES3

Total

CSG

Financial Management

0

3

0

1

0

3

0

3

3.8

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

15.8

Human Resources

1

6.6

0

3.01

0

2

1.87

6.82

2

2

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

26.3

Trade Measures Review

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Freedom of Information

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

Corp Perf & Coordination

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

Public Affairs

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

2

5.82

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

10.82

Ministerial&Parliamentary

1

2

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

2

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

13

Support Services

10.36

3

0

2

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

17.36

CSG Executive

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

2

Graduates

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

18

0

0

0

0

0

0

18

Total

12.36

14.6

0

9.01

0

11

2.87

14.82

15.62

8

18

0

0

3

2

1

0

112.28

Attachment B

Attorney-General's Department Headcount - August 2003

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Executive

3

0

0

0

3

Total

3

0

0

0

3

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Solicitor General's Staff

0

2

0

0

2

Total

0

2

0

0

2

CIVIL JUSTICE AND LEGAL SERVICES GROUP

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Civil Justice and Legal Services Executive

3

0

0

0

3

Total

3

0

0

0

3

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Civil Justice Division

Administrative Law & Civil Procedure

9

0

0

0

9

Civil Jurisdiction & Federal Courts

7

1

0

0

8

Human Rights - R,A & I

6

1

1

0

8

Human Rights - S,D & DI

9

1

0

0

10

Civil Justice Executive

6

0

1

0

7

Total

37

3

2

0

42

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Family Law & Legal Assistance

Family Pathways

17

2

1

0

20

Family Law

21

2

1

0

24

Legal Assistance

16

7

3

0

26

Family Law & Legal Assistance Executive

6

0

1

0

7

Total

60

11

6

0

77

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Legal Services & Native Title

Native Title

14

2

1

0

17

Legal Services Coordination

10

0

2

0

12

Strategic Review Project

2

1

0

0

3

Constitutional Policy Unit

1

1

0

0

2

Legal Services & Native Title - Special Advisor

1

0

0

0

1

Total

28

4

3

0

35

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Office of International Law

18

1

2

0

21

Total

18

1

2

0

21

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Office of Legislative Drafting

Drafting Unit 2

7

0

0

0

7

Drafting Unit 3

5

0

1

0

6

Drafting Unit 1

8

0

1

0

9

Office of Legislative Drafting Executive

2

0

0

0

2

Legal Services & Publication

21

1

1

1

24

Total

43

1

3

1

48

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND SECURITY GROUP

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Criminal Justice and Security Executive

4

0

0

0

4

Total

4

0

0

0

4

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Criminal Justice Division

Criminal Law

16

0

1

0

17

International Crime

22

0

1

0

23

Law Enforcement

20

1

3

0

24

Strategic Law Enforcement

6

1

0

0

7

Crime Prevention

19

0

0

0

19

Total

83

2

5

0

90

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Emergency Management Australia

Development

11

1

0

0

12

Planning & Operations

12

0

0

0

12

Knowledge Management & Business

24

3

0

0

27

Education & Training

12

0

1

0

13

EMA Executive & Support

3

1

0

0

4

Total

62

5

1

0

68

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Information & Security Law Division

Critical Infrastructure

6

4

0

0

10

Security Law

13

2

0

0

15

Information Law

9

1

1

0

11

Copyright Law

12

1

0

0

13

Information & Security Law Executive

2

0

0

0

2

Total

42

8

1

0

51

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

PSCC

PSCC Executive

9

1

0

0

10

Counter Terrorism

18

0

0

0

18

Policy & Services

35

1

1

0

37

Security Programs

19

1

0

0

20

Information Coordination

32

5

0

0

37

Total

113

8

1

0

122

INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE SERVICES GROUP

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Information and Knowledge Services

I&KS Executive

3

0

0

0

3

Information & Communications Technology

25

2

1

0

28

Information Services

24

1

0

0

25

IT General

6

0

0

0

6

Total

58

3

1

0

62

CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP

Organisation Unit

Full Ongoing

Full Non-Ongoing

Part Ongoing

Part Non-Ongoing

Total

Corporate Services Group

Financial Management

13

2

1

0

16

Human Resources

20

4

1

3

28

Trade Measures Review

1

0

0

0

1

Freedom of Information

3

0

0

0

3

Corporate Performance & Coordination

4

1

0

0

5

Public Affairs

8

2

1

0

11

Ministerial & Parliamentary Services

12

2

0

0

14

Support Services

11

5

2

0

18

CSG Executive

2

0

0

0

2

Graduates

18

0

0

0

18

Total

92

16

5

3

116