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Cover 2011-12 Annual ReportThe purpose of this Annual Report is to inform the Attorney-General, the Parliament, Tribunal users and the general public about the performance of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal during the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012. The 2011-12 Annual Report can be downloaded as one file or in parts.

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Complete report

(Pages i-viii, 1-214.)


Introductory pages

Letter of transmittal and table of contents.
(Pages i-vi.)

Chapter 1: The year in review

The President's overview and the Registrar's report. These two reports highlight significant events, issues and developments during the reporting year.
(Pages 1-8.)

Chapter 2: Overview of the Tribunal

Basic information about the Tribunal's role, functions and powers. It includes information about the Tribunal's members and staff, its organisational structure, case management process and the accessibility of the Tribunal.
(Pages 9-20.)

Chapter 3: Our performance

Information and commentary on the Tribunal’s workload and performance.
(Pages 21-36.)

Chapter 4: Our users and our relationships

The Tribunal's principal users and actions taken to engage with these users.
(Pages 37-48.)

Chapter 5: Our people and our organisation

The Tribunal's achievements during the reporting year. It also provides information on human resource management and the Tribunal's administration and governance.
(Pages 49-64.)

Financial statements

The audited financial statements of the Tribunal and accompanying notes.
(Pages 65-112.)

Appendix 1: Members of the Tribunal

A list of Tribunal members as at 30 June 2012 and member profiles.
(Pages 114-147.)

Appendix 2: Staff of the Tribunal

Summary information on staff of the Tribunal.
(Pages 148-149.)

Appendix 3: Tribunal jurisdiction

The laws under which decisions may be made that are subject to review by the Tribunal as at 30 June 2012.
(Pages 150-161.)

Appendix 4: Applications, outcomes, listings and appeals statistics

Statistical information on different aspects of the Tribunal's workload during 2011-12.
(Pages 162-177.)

Appendix 5: Resourcing tables

The Tribunal's resource statements for 2011-12.
(Pages 178-179.)

Appendix 6: Application fees

Information on fees that are payable to lodge applications with the Tribunal.
(Pages 180-182.)

Appendix 7: Decisions of interest

Summaries of a number of Tribunal decisions that were published during 2011-12. They reflect the different types of matters dealt with by the Tribunal and include some of the more important or interesting decisions delivered during the reporting year.
(Pages 183-194.)

Appendix 8: Speeches, publications and other activities

Speeches and articles by Tribunal members and staff during 2011-12.
(Pages 195-199)

Appendix 9: Other reporting requirements

Information on a range of other matters.
(Pages 200-202.)

End matter

Glossary, list of requirements and alphabetical index.
(Pages 203-214.)