Members of Parliament – Base Salary and Related Matters
This Determination sets out the base salary for members of parliament and related matters.
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1 Authority: This Determination is issued in accordance with subsections 7(1) and 7(1A) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973.
1.2 Effective Date: This Determination takes effect on and from 15 March 2012.
1.3 Definitions: The following definitions apply in this Determination:
‘base salary’ means parliamentary base salary as defined in the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973;
‘member of parliament’ means a Member of the House of Representatives or a Senator.
PART 2 – PARLIAMENTARY BASE SALARY AND RELATED MATTERS
2.1 A member of parliament shall be paid a base salary of $185,000 per annum.
2.2 The portion of the base salary that is not parliamentary allowance for the purposes of the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948 is $38,620.
Signed this 12th day of March 2012
John C Conde AO
John B Prescott AC
Jillian Segal AM