Legal services annual expenditure - former Departments

Paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017 requires that, by 30 October each year agencies make publicly available records of the legal services expenditure for the previous financial year. This page contains the department’s Legal Service Expenditure for former Departments.

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Legal Expenditure 2018-19: Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

The figures below cover the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
Legal Expenditure 2018-19Amount ($)
Internal legal services expenditure16,962,715
External legal services expenditure6,729,238
Total Legal Services Expenditure23,691,953

Figures are exclusive of GST

Legal Expenditure 2017-18: Department of Jobs and Small Business

The figures below cover the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
Legal Expenditure 2017-18Amount ($)
Internal legal services expenditure17,075,591
External legal services expenditure5,239,957
Total Legal Services Expenditure22,315,548

Figures are exclusive of GST

Legal Expenditure 2016-17: Department of Employment

The below figures cover the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Legal Expenditure 2016-17Amount ($)
Internal legal services expenditure$14,205,800
External legal services expenditure$5,427,426
Total Legal Services Expenditure$19,633,226

Figures are exclusive of GST

Legal Expenditure 2015-16: Department of Employment

The below figures cover the period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Legal Expenditure 2015-16Amount ($)
Internal legal services expenditure$13,296,332
External legal services expenditure$4,261,254
Total Legal Services Expenditure$17,557,686

Figures are exclusive of GST

Legal Expenditure 2014-15: Department of Education and Training

The below figures cover the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015 for the Department of Education and Training
Legal Expenditure 2014-15Amount ($)
Internal legal services expenditure$5,852,273
External legal services expenditure$782,544
Total Legal Services Expenditure$6,634,817

Figures are exclusive of GST

Legal Expenditure 2014-15: Department of Employment

The below figures cover the period 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015 for the Department of Employment
Legal Expenditure 2014-15Amount ($)
Internal legal services expenditure$13,529,428
External legal services expenditure$2,815,504
Total Legal Services Expenditure$16,344,932

Figures are exclusive of GST

Legal Expenditure 2013-14: Department of Employment

The below figures cover the period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014
Legal Expenditure 2013-14Amount ($)
Internal legal services expenditure$10,440,870
External legal services expenditure$725,320
Total Legal Services Expenditure$11,166,190

Figures are exclusive of GST

Legal Expenditure 2012-13: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)

The below figures cover the period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013
Legal Expenditure 2012-13Amount ($)
Internal legal services expenditure$19,586,830
External legal services expenditure$2,102,590
Total Legal Services Expenditure$21,689,420

Figures are exclusive of GST