Part Four Travel - 4.1 Travel by Shadow Minister in Australia

4.1 Travel by a Shadow Minister in Australia
 

In addition to the entitlement that a Shadow Minister has to travel for Parliamentary, electorate or official business as a Senator or Member, a Shadow Minister is provided with certain additional entitlements for use when travelling on duties or functions connected with the office of Shadow Minister.

A Shadow Minister is entitled to:

  • subject to the limits and conditions outlined in sections 4.2 and 4.3.2 of this handbook, travelling allowance in respect of not more than 55 overnight stays per annum when travelling in the performance of duties or functions connected with the office of Shadow Minister;1
  • in the case of the relevant Shadow Minister with responsibility for the external territories, use of scheduled commercial/commuter air services at Australian Government expense for travel within Australia and to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and Norfolk Island on functions or duties connected with the office of Shadow Minister2; and
  • subject to the limits and conditions outlined in section 4.4 of this handbook, car transport at Australian Government expense in the capital city of the state in which he or she resides when travelling on duties or functions connected with the office of Shadow Minister.3

 

Footnotes

1  Clause 3.27 of Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2014/16.

2  Clause 3.5(e) of Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2012/04.

3  Clause 4.13 of Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2012/04.