Parliamentary Superannuation

Parliamentary Salaries

The Remuneration Tribunal determines the salary paid to serving parliamentarians. Information on the links between parliamentary salaries and the benefits payable under the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948 (the 1948 Act) and the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004 (the 2004 Act) can be found at the following links:

Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948

Parliamentary Handbook

Parliamentary Pamphlet

Long Term Cost Report






Recoverable Payments

A report on recoverable payments is required under the 1948 Act.

Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004

Parliamentarians who joined (or re-join) Parliament on or after 9 October 2004 are covered by the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004 (2004 Act). Information about 2004 Act superannuation arrangements can be found at the following link:

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Last updated: 07 August 2019