4. Allowances to Heads of Departments

4. Allowances to Heads of Departments

(a) A Head of Department will receive an allowance commensurate with the size of the Department to which they are appointed. The following guidelines applied at the time this Agreement came into operation and may be increased at the discretion of the Vice-Chancellor.

(b) Staff who qualify for two allowances will receive the higher of the two 

(c) These allowances are superannuable and included for leave and other purposes.

Department Size

Indicator

Allowance

Small Department

Total full-time equivalent staff less than 12 (excluding casual Academic staff)*

$8,000

Medium Department

Total full-time equivalent staff between 12 and 50 (excluding casual Academic staff)*

$15,000

Large Department

Total full-time equivalent staff greater than 50 (excluding casual Academic staff)*

$20,000

* Provided that no Head of Department or Acting Head of Department employed at the time of approval will be disadvantaged as a result of these indicators.

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