What's New

Summary

This is a running index of updates and amendments to the Shadow Ministers’ Entitlements summary.

May 2016

Section Change Date of Effect Relevant Reference
Overseas Study Travel Removal of all content related to overseas study travel, as this entitlement ceased with the dissolution of the 44th Parliament. 9 May 2016 Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2012/04: Clause 10.4 - Overseas Travel

January 2015

Section Change Date of Effect Relevant Reference
Life Gold Pass Updated to advise of legislation before the Parliament to the Life Gold Pass entitlement. 14 May 2014 Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
Post Retirement Travel Updated to advise that the Government has asked the Remuneration Tribunal to consider changes to the post retirement travel. 14 May 2014 Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
Severance Travel Updated to advise that the Government has asked the Remuneration Tribunal to consider changes to the severance travel entitlements. 14 May 2014 Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
Spouse of De Facto Partner of a Sitting Life Gold Pass Holder Updated to advise of legislation before the Parliament to the Life Gold Pass entitlement. 14 May 2014 Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2014
Spouse of De Facto Partner of a Life Gold Pass Holder Updated to advise of legislation before the Parliament to the Life Gold Pass entitlement. 14 May 2014 Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

Handbook

This is a running index of updates and amendments to the Shadow Ministers’ Entitlements handbook.

January 2015

Section Section Heading Change Date of Effect Relevant Reference
4.2 Travelling Allowance Updated to reflect the most recent Remuneration Tribunal Determination in relation to travelling allowance. 31 August 2014 Determination 2014/16: Members of Parliament – Travelling Allowance

August 2014

Section Section Heading Change Date of Effect Relevant Reference
4.2 Travelling Allowance Updated to remove the travelling allowance rates. The section now includes a link to the travelling allowance rates which are on the Ministerial and Parliamentary Services website. N/A N/A
5.1.2 Recruitment Updated to reflect the removal of the entitlement to print advertising and private employment agencies. 13 May 2014 2014/15 Budget