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Cathy Madden

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Parliamentary Library (Australia)
Parliamentary Studies Centre
Australian National University

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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10 Nov 2017

In 2012 new arrangements regarding the remuneration of Commonwealth departmental secretaries came into effect. This paper sets out the revised system. The paper also outlines the separate arrangements for the secretaries of the parliamentary departments, including the Clerk of the Senate and the...

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19 Jan 2017

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The Northern Territory (NT) has a unicameral parliament—the Legislative Assembly—elected under the provisions of the Electoral Act (NT). The NT has a fixed election date, the fourth Saturday in August, every four years: the previous election was held...

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17 Dec 2014

Introduction: The issue of parliamentary salaries, allowances and entitlements continues to generate interest and comment. This research paper sets out major changes to the parliamentary remuneration and entitlements regime, including the authority and governing legislation 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 research paper explains the legislative basis, fixing and linking mechanisms for the allowance. Adjustments to the base salary since 1968 are provided in Table...

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25 Jul 2014

Introduction: This research paper provides a summary of Commonwealth parliamentary superannuation benefits in place prior to the 2004 general election. It provides explanation, hyperlinks and documents pertaining to the operation of the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation...

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29 Jul 2013

The issue of parliamentary salaries, allowances and entitlements continues to generate interest and comment. This research paper sets out major changes to the parliamentary remuneration and entitlements regime, including the authority and governing legislation and explains how different...

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28 Jun 2013

This paper outlines the post retirement travel entitlements provided to former parliamentarians, discusses recent policy developments and provides links to material that explains retirement travel in greater detail.

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Former parliamentarians are...

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17 Aug 2012

This background note provides a summary of Commonwealth parliamentary superannuation benefits in place prior to the 2004 general election.

It provides explanation, hyperlinks and documents pertaining to the operation of the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Scheme (...

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17 Aug 2012

The issue of parliamentary salaries, allowances and entitlements continues to generate interest and comment.

This background note sets out recent major changes to the parliamentary remuneration and entitlements regime, including the authority and governing legislation and explains how...

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12 Aug 2009

Parliamentary salaries, allowances and entitlements generate public discussion and attract media opinion. This background note provides relevant data, hyperlinks and documents on the remuneration of Australian federal parliamentarians.

It explains the legislative basis,...

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