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Senators and Members Information Session
All Senators and Members are invited to attend a training session covering recent entitlements reforms and good office management practices.
When: 16 July 2014, 10am - 11am
Where: Committee Room 2R2
M&PS Parliament House Office
During sitting periods the M&PS Parliament House Office is open Monday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Tuesday to Thursday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
New Travelling Allowance Rates
New travelling allowance (TA) rates take effect from 1 July 2014. Adjustments to TA advances paid for travel on or after 1 July 2014, will be made upon acquittal.
Topics of Interest
- Processing Timeframes
The table below outlines the expected timeframes for processing of entitlements for the Enterprise Agreement and Senate change-over:
Pay Dates Entitlement 3 Jul 14 Salary increase
Increase in allowances
17 Jul 14 ESA allocation changes
31 Jul 14 ESA allocation changes
14 Aug 14 Retention payments 28 Aug 14 Common salary increment
- Ministerial Circular 2014/08: Members of the Employee Consultative Group
The membership of the Employee Consultative Group has been finalised. The first meeting will be held at Parliament House, Canberra on 20 June 2014.
- Departmental Circular 2014/10: Common Salary Increment Date - Notification of Unsatisfactory Performance
If a Senator or Member assesses an employee’s performance as unsatisfactory for the purposes of a salary increment, M&PS must be notified prior to 1 July.