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2012/15 Determinations/Remuneration Tribunal as made
This determination amends Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2012/02 - Members of Parliament - Base Salary and Related Matters and Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2012/04 - Members of Parliament - Entitlements.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Registered 22 Jun 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Jun-2012
Tabled Senate25-Jun-2012
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Prime Minister and Cabinet (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Determination 2012/15:

Members of Parliament – Base Salary, Entitlements and Related Matters

 

(i)        Pursuant to subsections 7(1), 7(1A) and 7(4) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973, the Remuneration Tribunal has inquired into the remuneration and allowances to be paid to members of parliament, and matters significantly related thereto, and determines as set out below.

 

(ii)        This Determination takes effect on and from the day following the day it is registered in the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments unless otherwise specified.

 

PART 1 – BASE SALARY AND RELATED MATTERS

 

1.1       In this part, Determination Number 2 of 2012 is referred to as the Principal Determination.

 

1.2         Clause 2.1 of Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by replacing “$185,000” with “$190,550”.

 

1.3       Clause 2.2 of Part 2 of the Principal Determination is amended by replacing “$38,620” with “$39,770”.

 

1.4         Clauses 1.2 and 1.3 take effect on and from 1 July 2012.

 

PART 2 – ENTITLEMENTS

 

2.1         In this part, Determination Number 4 of 2012 is referred to as the Principal Determination.

 

2.2       Clause 1.4 of Part 1 of the Principal Determination is amended by replacing the current definition of ‘join’ with the following definition: “join’ means to travel to meet a senator or member for a period of at least 3 hours”.

 

2.3       Clause 2.2 takes effect on and from 15 March 2012.

 

2.4       Charter Transport Allowance: Clause 7.2(b) of Part 7 of the Principal Determination is amended by replacing the current table with the following table:

 

Chamber

State or Territory/ Electorate

Maximum Allowance

Per Annum

Senators

Northern Territory

$65,760

Queensland or Western Australia

$26,490

New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia or Tasmania

$14,860

Members

300,000 km2 or more

$87,580

100,000 to 299,999 km2

$38,190

25,000 to 99,999 km2

$21,160

10,000 to 24,999 km2

$10,420

 

2.5       Clause 2.4 takes effect on and from 1 July 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signed this 19th day of June 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John C Conde AO

PRESIDENT

John B Prescott AC

MEMBER

Jillian Segal AM

MEMBER