Paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017 provides:
"The accountable authority of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity is responsible for ensuring that:
(ba) the entity's legal services purchasing, including expenditure, is appropriately recorded and monitored and that by 30 October each year, the entity makes publicly available records of its legal services expenditure for the previous financial year"
The following statements of legal services expenditure by the Australian Public Service Commission are published in compliance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Directions.
The Commission's total legal services expenditure (internal and external) for 2019-20 was $847,069.00 (excluding GST).
The Commission's external legal services expenditure for 2019-20 was $171,105.00 (excluding GST).
The Commission's internal legal services expenditure for 2019-20 was $675,964.00 (excluding GST). This expenditure includes the following items: