Remuneration Tribunal Determination 2014/15 - Official Travel by Office Holders

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Determination 2014/15:  Official Travel by Office Holders
 
 
(i)        Pursuant to subsections 5(2A), 7(3), 7(3D), and 7(4) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973, the Remuneration Tribunal has inquired into the remuneration and allowances to be paid to holders of public office, and other matters significantly related thereto, and determines as set out below.
 
(ii)        This Determination takes effect on and from 31 August 2014 unless otherwise specified.
 
PART 1 – TRAVEL ALLOWANCE – OFFICE HOLDERS
 
1.1       In this part, Determination Number 16 of 2013 (as amended) is referred to as the Principal Determination.
 
1.2         The Principal Determination is amended by deleting Table 4A – Motor Vehicle Allowance and its associated text, and replacing it with the following:
Table 4A – Motor Vehicle Allowance
With effect on and from 31 August 2014
 
Engine Capacity (non-rotary)
Engine Capacity (rotary)
Rate
Cents per kilometre

Above 2,600 cc
Above 1,300 cc
77

1,601 to 2,600 cc
801 to 1,300 cc
76

1,600 cc or less
800 cc or less
65

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.3         The Principal Determination is amended by deleting Schedule A – Remuneration Tribunal Travelling Allowance Rates, and replacing it with the Schedule A contained in Attachment A to this Determination.
 
1.4         Part 3 of the Principal Determination is amended by replacing clauses 3.11 and 3.11.1 with the following:
3.11      Meals and Incidentals:  Office holders travelling overseas on official business are to be paid, for meals and incidentals, an amount equivalent to the total meals and incidentals figures for the relevant destinations published in Schedule 1 Table 2 of Taxation Determination TD 2014/19 (or its successor).
3.11.1 For the purposes of clause 3.11, Tier 1 office holders receive the amounts specified in the Taxation Determination for the highest salary group, Tier 2 office holders the amounts specified for the middle salary group, and Tier 3 office holders the amounts for the lowest salary group.
 
Signed this 7th day of August 2014
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Signed
 
 
 
 
Signed

John C Conde AO
PRESIDENT
John B Prescott AC
MEMBER

Attachment A to Determination 2014/15
SCHEDULE A
REMUNERATION TRIBUNAL TRAVELLING ALLOWANCE RATES
A1.  Travelling Allowance Rates:  The Travelling Allowance rates set out in Table A1.A will apply on and from 31 August 2014.
Table A1.A – Rates of Travelling Allowance (Accommodation, meals and incidentals) per overnight absence.
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3
Column 4

 
TIER 1
TIER 2
TIER 3

CAPITAL CITIES

Adelaide
$379
$357
$279

Brisbane
$427
$406
$323

Canberra
$416
$372
$290

Darwin
$457
$436
$338

Hobart
$365
$325
$254

Melbourne
$435
$377
$295

Perth
$469
$409
$355

Sydney
$435
$395
$307

COUNTRY CENTRES

Non- Specified Country Centres (ie not specified below)
$360
$256
$223

NEW SOUTH WALES

Albury
$360
$281
$245

Armidale
$360
$281
$245

Bathurst
$360
$281
$245

Bourke
$360
$314
$287

Broken Hill
$360
$281
$245

Coffs Harbour
$360
$281
$245

Cooma
$360
$281
$245

Dubbo
$360
$281
$245

Gosford
$360
$289
$262

Goulburn
$360
$281
$245

Gunnedah
$360
$281
$245

Maitland
$360
$301
$274

Mudgee
$360
$284
$257

Muswellbrook
$360
$281
$245

Newcastle
$360
$301
$274

Nowra
$360
$281
$245

Orange
$360
$298
$271

Port Macquarie
$360
$281
$245

Queanbeyan
$360
$282
$255

Tamworth
$360
$281
$245

Tumut
$360
$281
$245

Wagga Wagga
$360
$290
$263

Wollongong
$360
$285
$258

NORTHERN TERRITORY

Alice Springs
$360
$299
$272

Jabiru
$362
$341
$314

Katherine
$360
$283
$256

Tennant Creek
$360
$281
$245

Yulara
$414
$393
$366

QUEENSLAND

Ayr
$360
$281
$245

Bundaberg
$360
$281
$245

Cairns
$360
$289
$262

Charters Towers
$360
$281
$245

Chinchilla
$360
$292
$265

Dalby
$360
$293
$266

Emerald
$360
$305
$278

Gladstone
$360
$336
$309

Gold Coast
$360
$298
$271

Hervey Bay
$360
$306
$279

Horn Island
$360
$329
$302

Innisfail
$360
$281
$245

Kingaroy
$360
$283
$256

Mackay
$360
$310
$283

Mount Isa
$360
$309
$282

Rockhampton
$360
$281
$245

Roma
$360
$288
$261

Thursday Island
$370
$349
$322

Toowoomba
$360
$281
$245

Townsville
$360
$281
$245

Weipa
$360
$287
$260

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Bordertown
$360
$284
$257

Ceduna
$360
$281
$245

Kadina
$360
$281
$245

Mount Gambier
$360
$281
$245

Naracoorte
$360
$281
$245

Port Augusta
$360
$281
$245

Port Lincoln
$360
$281
$245

Port Pirie
$360
$289
$262

Renmark
$360
$281
$245

Whyalla
$360
$294
$267

Wilpena Pound
$360
$316
$289

TASMANIA

Burnie
$360
$298
$271

Devonport
$360
$284
$257

Launceston
$360
$281
$245

Queenstown
$360
$281
$245

VICTORIA

Ararat
$360
$281
$245

Bairnsdale
$360
$281
$245

Ballarat
$360
$281
$245

Benalla
$360
$281
$245

Bendigo
$360
$281
$245

Bright
$360
$301
$274

Castlemaine
$360
$282
$255

Colac
$360
$287
$260

Echuca
$360
$281
$245

Geelong
$360
$281
$245

Hamilton
$360
$281
$245

Horsham
$360
$281
$245

Mildura
$360
$281
$245

Portland
$360
$281
$245

Sale
$360
$281
$245

Seymour
$360
$281
$245

Shepparton
$360
$281
$245

Swan Hill
$360
$281
$245

Warrnambool
$360
$281
$245

Wonthaggi
$360
$287
$260

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Albany
$360
$328
$301

Broome
$403
$382
$355

Bunbury
$360
$304
$277

Carnarvon
$360
$300
$273

Dampier
$360
$324
$297

Derby
$360
$339
$312

Esperance
$360
$281
$245

Exmouth
$425
$404
$377

Geraldton
$360
$324
$297

Halls Creek
$369
$348
$321

Kalgoorlie
$360
$308
$281

Karratha
$517
$496
$469

Kununurra
$372
$351
$324

Newman
$365
$344
$317

Northam
$360
$312
$285

Port Hedland
$465
$444
$417

EXTERNAL TERRITORIES

Christmas Island
$360
$299
$272

Cocos (Keeling) Islands
$455
$434
$407

Norfolk Island
$499
$478
$451

A2.  Meal and Incidental Components:  The rates set out in Table A2.A provide the relevant meal and incidental components of the Travelling Allowance rates set out in Table A1.A.  These rates are specified for the purposes of clauses 3.6, 3.8 and 3.9 of this Determination.
Table A2.A – Meals and Incidentals Components
 
High Cost Centres (including capital cities and specified country centres listed in Table A1.A and not in Table A2.B)
Non-specified Country Centres (including Group 2 country centres listed in Table A2.B)

 
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3

Breakfast
$33
$28
$26
$33
$26
$23

Lunch
$47
$40
$29
$47
$26
$26

Dinner
$65
$55
$49
$65
$51
$45

Incidentals
$27
$27
$19
$27
$27
$19

Total
$172
$150
$123
$172
$130
$113

Table A2.B – Group 2 Country Centres
Country Centre
Country Centre

Albury (NSW)
Kadina (SA)

Ararat (Vic)
Launceston (Tas)

Armidale (NSW)
Mildura (Vic)

Ayr (Qld)
Mount Gambier (SA)

Bairnsdale (Vic)
Muswellbrook (NSW)

Ballarat (NSW)
Naracoorte (SA)

Bathurst (NSW)
Nowra (NSW)

Benalla (Vic)
Port Augusta (SA)

Bendigo (Vic)
Port Lincoln (SA)

Broken Hill (NSW)
Port Macquarie (NSW)

Bundaberg (Qld)
Portland (Vic)

Ceduna (SA)
Queenstown (Tas)

Charters Towers (Qld)
Renmark (SA)

Coffs Harbour (NSW)
Rockhampton (Qld)

Cooma (NSW)
Sale (Vic)

Dubbo (NSW)
Seymour (Vic)

Echuca (Vic)
Shepparton (Vic)

Esperance (WA)
Swan Hill (Vic)

Geelong (Vic)
Tamworth (NSW)

Goulburn (NSW)
Tennant Creek (NT)

Gunnedah (NSW)
Toowoomba (Qld)

Hamilton (Vic)
Townsville (Qld)

Horsham (Vic)
Tumut (NSW)

Innisfail (Qld)
Warrnambool (Vic)