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Postage Costs for Official Duties

Overarching Obligations

The Parliamentary Business Resources Act 2017 imposes overarching obligations.
The dominant purpose and value for money tests and specified conditions must be met. See s25, 26, 27, 28.

Minister

Summary

Postage for your official duties is administered by your department. Your official postage costs are not subject to the office budget provided to you as a Senator or Member.

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Parliamentary Secretary

Summary

Postage for your official duties is administered by your department. Your official postage costs are not subject to the office budget provided to you as a Senator or Member.

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Presiding Officer

Summary

Postage for your official duties is administered by your department. Your official postage costs are not subject to the office budget provided to you as a Senator or Member.

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Senior Office Holder who is a Member of the Opposition

Summary

Postage expenses for the purposes of conducting your official duties are prescribed.

Administration

The postage costs for your official duties are not subject to the office budget provided to you as a Senator or Member.

Ministerial and Parliamentary Services will arrange for you to be provided with an additional postage meter so that the postage costs for your official duties can be kept separate from the postage costs for your parliamentary, electorate and party political duties. Official postage costs are reported in your Monthly Management Reports separately to any postage transactions met under the office budget.

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Leader of a Minority Party

Summary

Postage expenses for the purposes of conducting your official duties are prescribed.

Administration

The postage costs for your official duties are not subject to the office budget provided to you as a Senator or Member.

Ministerial and Parliamentary Services will arrange for you to be provided with an additional postage meter so that the postage costs for your official duties can be kept separate from the postage costs for your parliamentary, electorate and party political duties. Official postage costs are reported in your Monthly Management Reports separately to any postage transactions met under the office budget.

Relevant Legislation

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Last updated: 07 November 2019