Recent Circulars

Departmental Circular 2019/03

Disallowance of Recent Amendment to the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017: Production or Placement of Content for Broadcast on Television or Radio

  • Yesterday the Senate passed a resolution disallowing an amendment to the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017 that removed the restriction on parliamentarians using office expenses to pay for the production or placement of content for television or radio.
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Departmental Circular 2019/01

Amendments to the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017

Amendments have been made to the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017.

Effective from 23 February 2019, the parliamentary business resources framework:

  1. no longer provides for the Canberra daily allowance
  2. enables members to use office expenses... more
Departmental Circular 2018/11

Change to Emergency Management Services (EMS) Provider

From 1 January 2019, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Pty Ltd (JLT) will replace First 5 Minutes as the contracted provider for Emergency Management Services for Parliamentarians and Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 (MOP(S) Act) employees.

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