Parliamentary Legislative Framework

The Acts of Parliament, related Regulations and Determinations of the Remuneration Tribunal that are listed below establish the framework of work expenses provided to current and former Parliamentarians, and their employees. These Acts, Regulations and Determinations may be viewed on the Federal Register of Legislation website by following the links below:

Senators and Members’ Work Expenses Legislation and Legislative Instruments

Employee Legislation

Procedural Rules, Guidelines, Determinations, Administrative Procedures and Authorisations relating to the Work Expenses of Senators, Members and their Employees

Successive responsible Ministers have made procedural rules, guidelines, determinations, administrative procedures and authorisations, under authority provided by relevant legislation and legislative instruments, to assist in the administration of work expenses claimed by Parliamentarians and their employees.