Legal Services expenditure 2016 – 2017

This is a statement of legal services expenditure published in accordance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017.

Department of Human Services legal expenditure (GST exclusive) for 2016-17.  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.

The Department of Human Services’ total external legal expenditure (GST exclusive) for 2016-17 was as follows:

2016-17 Professional Fees Counsel Disbursements Total
Total external legal services expenditure $17,915,504 $361,142 $480,449 $18,757,095

The Department of Human Services’ total internal legal expenditure (GST exclusive) for 2016-17 was $22,755,553.

Page last updated: 6 November 2017