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Other Relevant Legislation and Legislative Instruments

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973

Establishes the Remuneration Tribunal which performs functions under the PBR Act, including determining remuneration and certain matters relating to work expenses, such as domestic travelling allowance.

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973
Ministers of State Act 1952

Sets the number of Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries and provides for their salaries and additional allowances.

Ministers of State Act 1952
Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948

Establishes the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Scheme (PCSS). Membership of the PCSS is compulsory for all parliamentarians, who entered Parliament before the general election of 9 October 2004.

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948
Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004

Establishes superannuation accumulation arrangements for all parliamentarians entering or re-entering the Federal Parliament on or after the general election of 9 October 2004. Under this Act, the Government pays a superannuation contribution to a complying superannuation fund (other than a self-managed superannuation fund) or to a Retirement Savings Account of their choice.

Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004
Parliamentary Retirement Travel Act 2002

Sets out the terms and conditions under which former Prime Ministers and their spouses are eligible for travel at Australian Government expense, which must not be for commercial or personal purposes.

Parliamentary Retirement Travel Act 2002
Parliamentary Retirement Travel Regulations 2018

Defines the phrase ‘exceptional circumstances’ and sets out the evidence requirements for the purposes of the ‘stop-over’ provisions of the Act.

Parliamentary Retirement Travel Regulations 2018
Remuneration Tribunal (Members of Parliament) Determination 2019

Determines the remuneration of parliamentarians (including base salary, office holder’s salary, private plated vehicles, internet and telephone in private residences etc.), rates of Australian travel allowance for travel within Australia, the amount of private vehicle allowance, and the amount of Canberra daily allowance to be provided to parliamentarians, and allowances and expenses of former parliamentarians.

Remuneration Tribunal (Members of Parliament) Determination 2019
Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2017/24: Parliamentary Retirement Travel

Determines the qualifications for Parliamentary Retirement Travel.

Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2017/24: Parliamentary Retirement Travel

Last updated: 09 October 2019