Salary (both base salary1 and additional salary) is paid to Opposition Office Holders by the House Departments.
Additional salary for Opposition Office Holders is calculated in accordance with the rates in the table below, determined by the Remuneration Tribunal effective on and from 8 December 2016.2
Additional Salary for Opposition Office Holders
|Office||Additional salary as a percentage of the base salary paid to all Senators and Members|
|Leader of the Opposition||85%|
|Deputy Leader of the Opposition||57.5%|
|Leader of the Opposition in the Senate||57.5%|
|Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate||20%|
2 Clauses 1.2 and 3.1 and Table 1 of Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2016/16: Members of Parliament - Base Salary, Additional Salary for Parliamentary Office Holders, and Related Matters.