COMCAR Client Newsletter April 2014
Read COMCAR’s April Client Newsletter for information on the reduced hours of operation over the Easter period.
Excess (Canbera) Travel Leave
The work base locations eligible for Excess (Canberra) Travel Leave have changed. The updated list of eligible work bases are now available.
Guidance on Employment and Management
Links to guidance on hiring new employees and online training related to good employment practices have now been added to the WHS Resources.
Bullying and Harassment Awareness Training
A new WHS online training module, Bullying and Harassment Awareness Training, is now available for Senators, Members and MOP(S) Act Employees.
Topics of Interest
- Presentation: 2013 Reforms to Parliamentary Entitlements
Recently a presentation was given by the M&PS’ Entitlements Managers on the Government’s announcement to strengthen the rules governing parliamentarians’ business expenses. The presentation covered employment of family members, reunion travel, stopovers, overseas parliamentary delegation travel and the new travel claim declaration. A copy of the presentation is now available.
- Ministerial Circular 2014/04: Information Session for Senators and Members - 26 March 2014
The Department of Finance will provide an information session for Senators and Members on Wednesday 26 March 2014, 10am, in Committee Room 2S3 covering new arrangements to strengthen the rules governing Parliamentarians’ business expenses.
- Ministerial Circular 2014/03: Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2014/02: Members of Parliament - Travelling Allowance and Entitlements
The Remuneration Tribunal has issued an amending determination which implements several changes to the entitlements of Senators and Members.