Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Executive Remuneration and Appointment Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 24th May 2014
Review Date 30th June 2015
Approval Authority University Council
Approval Date 23rd May 2014
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Unit Head Jennifer Anderson
Director, HR Partnerships
Author Adam Browne
Executive Director, Human Resources
+61 2 69332017
Enquiries Contact Division of People and Culture
+61 2 63384884

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

The Unit Head field has been updated from the Executive Director, Human Resources to the Director HR Partnerships, to align with current structure.


This is the first version of this document to be published in the CSU Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the existing version that was published in the relevant manual (academic or administration) at the time the CSU Policy Library was launched. The document has been subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system and title.



The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication via the CSU Policy Library:



3/6/2004 - Remuneration Committee of Council renamed to Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee of Council; Change to wording in Clause 4: Senior Employees, Total Employment Cost (TEC) and Basic Benefit Superannuation; Change of rates in Clause 6; Addition of date and wording in Clauses 9.1.1: and 9.1.2; Change in wording in Clause 11.2.1; Deletion of Clause 11.2.3. Change in wording in Clause 12. 1/9/05 - Approval by Executive Committee of Council instead of Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee of Council; 11.3.2 - Continuing appointment changed to fixed-term appointment. In an AWA. 15% loading no longer applies. 11/10/05 - Re-formatted. “Executive and senior employees” changed to “executive and senior managers”. Sub-clauses 4.3 & 4.4 - definitions updated. Clause 7c - “performance indicators” removed and “accountabilities” and “contribution to the achievement of CSU’s key objectives” added. Sub-clause 11.4.4.2 - “performance indicators” replaced by “performance objectives”. Sub-clause 11.4.4.3 - “personnel file” changed to “personal file”. 2/08/06 - Change of rates in Clause 6 (CNL06/50, 6 June 2006). 30/8/2007 - Sub-clause 4.4 - Procedure and Guidelines deleted. 5-8 - “Remuneration structure” replaced by “remuneration model”. 6 -remuneration rates deleted; remuneration progression towards the mid-point and remuneration above the mid-point added. 7 - remuneration points deleted. 10.1 - web link updated. 10.3 - salary packaging a motor vehicle deleted. 11.4.2 Probationary arrangements for executive and senior managers with an underlying substantive appointment deleted. 11.4.4 - assessment of probation moved to Executive Remuneration and Appointment Procedure. 12 - Procedure renamed to “Executive Remuneration and Appointment Procedure”. 9/4/2009 - Sub-clause 4.3 - ITEA added. 11.2.1 & 11.3.2 - contract of employment and ITEA added. 8/4/2011 - Minor updates to Committee and policy titles. 3/8/2012 - Dean replaced by Executive Dean.