Statement under the Legal Services Directions 2017

Summary of Legal Services Expenditure 2021-22
Total Legal Services Expenditure1$1,372,692
Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure$223,876
Total External Legal Services Expenditure1$1,148,816
Total number of briefs to counsel 1
Total value of briefs to Counsel $500
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel) $359,757
Total value of professional fees $788,559
Total value of professional fees - 10% off-Panel allowance1$5,500

1 Note that this is the summary information taken from Geoscience Australia's 2021-22 Legal Services Expenditure Report (LSER) provided to the Office of Legal Services Coordination. The totals in the LSER do not include the cost of professional fees paid outside of the Australian Government Legal Services Panel.

Summary of Legal Services Expenditure 2020-21
Total Internal Legal Services Expenditure$0
Total External Legal Services Expenditure$756,186
Total number of briefs to counsel1
Total value of briefs to counsel$1,100
Total value of disbursements (excluding counsel)$0
Total value of professional fees paid$755,086
Total Legal Services Expenditure$756,186