Cathy Madden

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Cathy Madden

Cathy Madden is the lead researcher for the Parliamentary Library, part of the Department of Parliamentary Services. She is Director of the Politics and Public Administration Section within the Research Branch. The Section provides high quality information, analysis and advice to Senators and Members in support of their parliamentary and representational roles primarily in the areas of Australian politics and government. The advice is provided by responding to individual requests, preparing briefs and publications and a range of self-help resources.
Cathy has had extensive experience working in the client service branch of the Parliamentary Library. Prior to becoming Director of the Politics and Public Administration Section, Cathy worked in the area of legal information research.

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19 Jan 2017
Introduction The Northern Territory (NT) has a unicameral parliament—the Legislative Assembly—elected under the...
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17 Dec 2014
Introduction: The issue of parliamentary salaries, allowances and entitlements continues to generate interest and...
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27 Nov 2014
Introduction: Senators and members receive an annual allowance by way of basic salary—$195,130 from 1 July 2014.1 This...
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25 Jul 2014
Introduction: This research paper provides a summary of Commonwealth parliamentary superannuation benefits in place...
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29 Jul 2013
The issue of parliamentary salaries, allowances and entitlements continues to generate interest and comment. This...
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28 Jun 2013
This paper outlines the post retirement travel entitlements provided to former parliamentarians, discusses recent...
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17 Aug 2012
This background note provides a summary of Commonwealth parliamentary superannuation benefits in place prior to the...
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17 Aug 2012
The issue of parliamentary salaries, allowances and entitlements continues to generate interest and comment. This...
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12 Aug 2009
Parliamentary salaries, allowances and entitlements generate public discussion and attract media opinion. This...
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31 Mar 2009
This paper traces the rise and fall of the Democrats, Australia's longest-surviving minor party, examining the sources...
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