In 2017 the Turnbull Government introduced the most extensive changes to parliamentary entitlements since the current system commenced in 1990. The new legislative framework implements many of the recommendations of the 2016 review An Independent Parliamentary Entitlements Scheme.
This quick guide:
provides a brief overview of the legislative and administrative changes to parliamentary business resources (as they are now known)
updates Parliamentary Library information showing the total remuneration of Members of Parliament, ministers and parliamentary office holders following the Remuneration Tribunal’s decision to grant MPs a two per cent pay rise from 1 July 2018 and
provides links to relevant resources, including Bills Digests and other relevant Parliamentary Library publications, Bill homepages and Acts.