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Remuneration Tribunal Submissions

Remuneration Tribunal Submissions

HBA Consultants are all highly experienced former senior HR practitioners within the federal and state/territory and private sector environments. This broad background of experiences includes the preparation of submissions to a range of remuneration tribunals in both federal and state/territory based jurisdictions.

The following table summarises our standard approach to the design and development of Remuneration Tribunal submissions, with this approach tailored to meet the specific needs of a jurisdiction or tribunal as required.

Review Stage Key Stage Elements Stage Deliverables
Project Initiation and Executive Briefing
  • Establishment of an agreed project plan for the Review that includes timeframes, milestones, reporting requirements and deliverables.
  • Participate in an Executive briefing process
  • Assessment of the communications and stakeholder management requirements to support the project.
  • Risk assessment.
  • Confirmation and provision of required baseline data.
  • Project plan
  • Develop a clear understanding of the key issues to be addressed for the Executive
  • Stakeholder management & communications issues identified and linked to Project Plan
  • Project risk assessment completed
Review and benchmarking of remuneration and employment arrangements
  • Confirm current base line remuneration and terms and conditions for Members.
  • Identify relevant benchmarking reference points' including any current staff Enterprise Agreement or contracts.
  • Undertake a comparative analysis to identify potential improvement options
  • Report analysing the comparative positioning of the organisation’s remuneration tribunal covered roles in relation to agreed benchmarking reference points.
Stakeholder engagement and consultation
  • Identify and confirm key stakeholders for consultation
  • Consider and agree the most efficient and effective engagement and consultation approach
  • Plan and implement an agreed consultative process to obtain feedback and suggestions from key stakeholders
  • Consolidate consultative feedback
  • Agreed stakeholder consultation program and methodology
  • Design and distribute template document for stakeholders to consider prior
  • Conduct of agreed stakeholder consultation program
  • Analysis, distillation and consolidation of key consultative feedback issues.
Report/submission development and presentation
  • Consolidation of all data collected during the Review
  • Identification and analysis of data and synthesis of key issues
  • Structure report/submission in accordance with Remuneration Tribunal guidelines and address requisite content requirements.
  • Consult on draft findings and recommendations
  • Draft findings and recommendations report/submission in accordance with Remuneration Tribunal guidance material
  • Complete consultation with key project stakeholders on draft findings and submission
  • Final report/submission
Supplementary advice and assistance
  • Provide additional advice and support as required
  • Provide additional advice and support as required