Cover 2013-14 Annual Report

The 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 (AAT) during the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015. The 2014-15 Annual Report is available in web format and can also be downloaded as one file.

If you are having problems downloading or viewing an Annual Report, please email enquiries@aat.gov.au.

Complete versions

(Pages i-vi, 1-194.)

On 1 July 2015, the AAT amalgamated with the Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal (MRT-RRT) and Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT). The 2014-15 Annual Reports for the MRT-RRT and SSAT are also available.

Contents

Introductory pages

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

Chapter 1 - The year in review

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

Chapter 2 - Overview of the Tribunal

Basic information about the Tribunal's establishment, 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 11-18.)

Chapter 3 - Our performance

Information and commentary on the Tribunal’s workload and performance.
(Pages 19-34.)

Chapter 4 - Our users and our relationships

The Tribunal's principal users and actions taken to engage with these users.
(Pages 35-48.)

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 49-64.)

Financial statements

The audited financial statements of the Tribunal and accompanying notes.
(Pages 65-118.)

Appendix 1: Members of the Tribunal

A list of Tribunal members as at 30 June 2015 and member profiles.
(Pages 120-125.)

Appendix 2: Staff of the Tribunal

Summary information on staff of the Tribunal.
(Pages 126-128.)

Appendix 3: AAT jurisdiction

The laws under which decisions may be made that are subject to review by the Tribunal as at 30 June 2015.
(Pages 129-142.)

Appendix 4: Applications, outcomes, listings and appeals statistics

Statistical information on different aspects of the Tribunal's workload during 2014-15.
(Pages 143-157.)

Appendix 5: Resourcing tables

The Tribunal's resource statements for 2014-15.
(Pages 158-159.)

Appendix 6: Application fees

Information on fees that are payable to lodge applications with the Tribunal.
(Pages 160-162.)

Appendix 7: Decisions of interest

Summaries of a number of Tribunal decisions that were published during 2014-15.
(Pages 163-174.)

Appendix 8: Speeches, publications and other activities

Speeches and articles by Tribunal members and staff during 2014-15.
(Pages 175-179)

Appendix 9: Other reporting requirements

Information on a range of other matters.
(Pages 180-182.)

End matter

Glossary, List of requirements and Index.
(Pages 183-194.)