New Motor Vehicle Allowance Rate

Key points

  • New Motor Vehicle Allowance rate of 61 cents per kilometre applies from 6 January 2017

From 6 January 2017, the new Motor Vehicle Allowance (MVA) rate for employees is 61 cents per kilometre.

In accordance with established practice the rate has been determined by an independent organisation.

Any questions about MVA may be directed to the Staff Help Desk on (02) 6215 3333, or email

Lauren Barons

A/g Assistant Secretary 

Advice and Support Branch

Ministerial and Parliamentary Services

5 January 2017 

Circular 2017/01