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Cover 2012-13 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 2012 to 30 June 2013. The 2012-13 Annual Report can be downloaded as one file or in parts.

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Complete report

(Pages i-vi, 1-242.)

Introductory pages

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

Chapter 1 - The year in review

The President's Overview, Registrar's Report and highlights and achievements during the reporting year.
(Pages 1-10.)

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 11-24.)

Chapter 3 - Our performance

Information and commentary on the Tribunal’s workload and performance.
(Pages 25-42.)

Chapter 4 - Our users and our relationships

The Tribunal's principal users and actions taken to engage with these users.
(Pages 43-58.)

Chapter 5 - Our organisation and our people

The Tribunal's achievements during the reporting year. It also provides information on human resource management and the Tribunal's administration and governance.
(Pages 59-77.)

Financial Statements

The audited financial statements of the Tribunal and accompanying notes.
(Pages 78-126.)

Appendix 1: Members of the Tribunal

A list of Tribunal members as at 30 June 2013 and member profiles.
(Pages 128-166.)

Appendix 2: Staff of the Tribunal

Summary information on staff of the Tribunal.
(Pages 167-169.)

Appendix 3: Tribunal Jurisdiction

The laws under which decisions may be made that are subject to review by the Tribunal as at 30 June 2013.
(Pages 170-182.)

Appendix 4: Applications, Outcomes, Listings and Appeals Statistics

Statistical information on different aspects of the Tribunal's workload during 2012-13.
(Pages 183-199.)

Appendix 5: Resourcing Tables

The Tribunal's resource statements for 2012-13.
(Pages 200-201.)

Appendix 6: Application Fees

Information on fees that are payable to lodge applications with the Tribunal.
(Pages 202-204.)

Appendix 7: Decisions of Interest

Summaries of a number of Tribunal decisions that were published during 2012-13.
(Pages 205-218.)

Appendix 8: Speeches, Publications and Other Activities

Speeches and articles by Tribunal members and staff during 2012-13.
(Pages 219-225)

Appendix 9: Other Reporting Requirements

Information on a range of other matters.
(Pages 226-228.)

End Matter

Glossary, List of Requirements and Index.
(Pages 229-242.)