Commercial Purpose Guidance

Date published
28 March 2024
Commercial Purpose Guidance update

MaPS has released comprehensive Guidance on Commercial Purpose. This guidance expands on the Factsheet to assist parliamentarians and their staff to ensure office expenses are not used to produce, communicate or distribute material that includes an advertisement that may pursue the commercial purposes of the parliamentarian or another person.

The guidance contains case studies, guidance, considerations and a checklist to help determine whether material is claimable as an office expense under the PBR Act framework

More information and the updated guidance document and factsheet can be found at Conditions for claiming.