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.
Enterprise Agreement Guideline - Relocation Expenses
The Relocation Expenses Guideline has been amended in relation to vehicle freight costs to provide for reimbursement of taxi fares from and to freight depots.
Topics of Interest
- Tax: 27
Pay Days in 2015/2016 Financial Year
In the F/Y 2015/16 there will be 27 pay periods instead of the usual 26. This extra pay may result in insufficient tax being withheld overall. If you are concerned about the tax shortfall, you can request an additional amount of tax be deducted from your pay, as per the ATO table below, by emailing MOPSPay&Conditions@finance.gov.au.
Fortnightly earnings $ Additional fortnightly tax deduction $ 1,400 to 3,049 12 3,050 to 6,799 17 6,800 and over 42
For the deduction to commence from the beginning of the F/Y, the request must be received by M&PS before Tues 23 June 15.
Note: The above amounts are based on the tax rates for the current F/Y, and may be updated by the ATO once the tax rates for the 2015/16 F/Y are published.
Departmental Circular 2015/14: New Rates of Travelling Allowance - Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2015/12
New domestic travelling allowance rates in Canberra for Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 (MOP(S) Act) employees apply from 30 August 2015.
Ministerial Circular 2015/13: New Rates of Travelling Allowance - Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2015/12
New domestic travelling allowance rates for Senators, Members and office holders apply from 30 August 2015.