The additional entitlements provided to an Opposition Office Holder cease when he or she ceases to hold that office.
Under the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990, a former Leader of the Opposition in the House of Representatives who remains a Member of Parliament is entitled to additional facilities, as approved by the Prime Minister.1
Information relating to the termination of employment of an Opposition Office Holder’s personal and electorate employees is available in:
- Part Five: Staff Matters - 5.6.1 Termination
- Go to Senators and Members’ Entitlements – 5.12 Cessation of Employment
1 Item 10, Part 1, Schedule 1 to the Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990.