Each Senator and Member receives an office budget for the provision of:
- office requisites and stationery
- publications, including electronic publications
- printing and communications
- flags under the Constituents' Request Program (see 6.8).
The office budget may be used for work expenses from any or all of these categories at a Senator or Member’s discretion, subject to a limit of $50,000 from within the office budget for expenditure on office requisites and stationery and a maximum of 50 large flags that can be presented to individuals each financial year. Some components of the office budget are subject to indexation each year.