Part Four Travel - 4.2 Scheduled Commercial Services

4.2 Scheduled Commercial Services

When travelling on official business within Australia, an Opposition Office Holder is entitled to travel at the cost of a business class airfare (or economy class airfare where a business class airfare is not published for the destination point) for the most reasonable and usual route between the departure and destination points.1 The term ‘scheduled services’ includes commercial and commuter air services, mainline rail services, motor coaches and other vehicles operating as regular carriers.

Information on the administration of travel on scheduled commercial services is available in the Senators and Members’ Entitlements handbook.


1  Paragraph 1(1)(a) of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990.