Parliamentarians may request a Commonwealth-leased private-plated vehicle as part of their remuneration
(paragraph 14(4)(a), Parliamentary Business Resources Act 2017 ).
Alternatively you may elect to receiveadditional electorate allowance in lieu of a private plated vehicle
(paragraph 14(4)(b), Parliamentary Business Resources Act 2017 ).
You may request any vehicle from the list of standard vehicles approved by the Minister.
Private plated vehicles are serviced, maintained, insured and fuelled at Australian Government expense.
Private plated vehicles must not be used for commercial purposes.
A private plated vehicle is provided to you as part of your remuneration. However, you should be aware that there are limitations on whether you can claim transport costs for travel by other means in circumstances where you could reasonably use your private plated vehicle.
Private plated vehicles are provided subject to the conditions set out in:
- The following webpages on the Ministerial and Parliamentary Services website: