Recent Circulars

Departmental Circular 2019/01

Amendments to the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017

Amendments have been made to the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017.

Effective from 23 February 2019, the parliamentary business resources framework:

  1. no longer provides for the Canberra daily allowance
  2. enables members to use office expenses... more
Departmental Circular 2018/11

Change to Emergency Management Services (EMS) Provider

From 1 January 2019, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Pty Ltd (JLT) will replace First 5 Minutes as the contracted provider for Emergency Management Services for Parliamentarians and Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 (MOP(S) Act) employees.

Departmental Circular 2018/10

Amendments to the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017 - Office Expenses and International Travel

Effective from 24 November 2018, the parliamentary business resources framework covers:

  • new types of office expenses, including wreaths and cloud-based services (including storage and software), and
  • international travel expenses for one employee who accompanies a member on... more

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