Office Holders' Travelling Allowance Rates 2019

Rates effective on and from 25 August 2019

Capital Cities

Capital City

Capital City Rate

Outside Radius From

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

GPO

Major Airport

Canberra

$291 for locations within a 30 km radius of Parliament House

Adelaide

$397

$133

10 km

5 km

Brisbane

$445

$149

10 km

5 km

Darwin

$481

$161

5 km

5 km

Hobart

$384

$128

5 km

5 km

Melbourne

$453

$151

10 km

5 km

Perth

$453

$151

10 km

5 km

Sydney

$453

$151

10 km

5 km

Unspecified Locations

Unspecified Locations

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

$383

$128

This means locations:

  • outside a 30 kilometre radius of Parliament House;
  • outside a 10 km radius from the GPO in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide or five km from the major airport servicing the city;
  • outside a five km radius from the GPO in Darwin and Hobart or five km from the major airport servicing the city; and
  • for which a country centre rate has not been specified

New South Wales

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Albury

$383

$128

Armidale

$383

$128

Bathurst

$383

$128

Bega

$383

$128

Bourke

$383

$128

Broken Hill

$383

$128

Coffs Harbour

$383

$128

Cooma

$383

$128

Dubbo

$383

$128

Gosford

$383

$128

Goulburn

$383

$128

Griffith

$383

$128

Gunnedah

$383

$128

Lismore

$383

$128

Maitland

$383

$128

Mudgee

$383

$128

Muswellbrook

$383

$128

Newcastle

$383

$128

Nowra

$383

$128

Orange

$383

$128

Port Macquarie

$383

$128

Tamworth

$383

$128

Tumut

$383

$128

Wagga Wagga

$383

$128

Wollongong

$383

$128

Northern Territory

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Alice Springs

$383

$128

Jabiru

$404

$135

Katherine

$383

$128

Tennant Creek

$383

$128

Yulara

$588

$196

Queensland

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Ayr

$383

$128

Bundaberg

$383

$128

Cairns

$383

$128

Charters Towers

$383

$128

Chinchilla

$383

$128

Dalby

$383

$128

Emerald

$383

$128

Gladstone

$383

$128

Gold Coast

$397

$133

Hervey Bay

$383

$128

Horn Island

$388

$130

Innisfail

$383

$128

Kingaroy

$383

$128

Mackay

$383

$128

Mount Isa

$383

$128

Rockhampton

$383

$128

Roma

$383

$128

Thursday Island

$383

$128

Toowoomba

$383

$128

Townsville

$383

$128

Weipa

$383

$128

South Australia

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Bordertown

$383

$128

Ceduna

$383

$128

Kadina

$383

$128

Mount Gambier

$383

$128

Naracoorte

$383

$128

Port Augusta

$383

$128

Port Lincoln

$383

$128

Port Pirie

$383

$128

Renmark

$383

$128

Whyalla

$383

$128

Wilpena Pound

$383

$128

Tasmania

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Burnie

$383

$128

Devonport

$383

$128

Launceston

$383

$128

Queenstown

$383

$128

Victoria

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Ararat

$383

$128

Bairnsdale

$383

$128

Ballarat

$383

$128

Benalla

$383

$128

Bendigo

$383

$128

Bright

$383

$128

Castlemaine

$383

$128

Colac

$383

$128

Echuca

$383

$128

Geelong

$383

$128

Hamilton

$383

$128

Horsham

$383

$128

Mildura

$383

$128

Portland

$383

$128

Sale

$383

$128

Seymour

$383

$128

Shepparton

$383

$128

Swan Hill

$383

$128

Wangaratta

$383

$128

Warrnambool

$383

$128

Wodonga

$383

$128

Wonthaggi

$383

$128

Western Australia

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Albany

$383

$128

Broome

$408

$136

Bunbury

$383

$128

Carnarvon

$383

$128

Dampier

$383

$128

Derby

$383

$128

Esperance

$383

$128

Exmouth

$383

$128

Geraldton

$383

$128

Halls Creek

$383

$128

Kalgoorlie

$383

$128

Karratha

$403

$135

Kununurra

$392

$131

Newman

$383

$128

Northam

$383

$128

Port Hedland

$383

$128

External Territories

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Christmas Island

$383

$128

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

$490

$164

Norfolk Island

$383

$128

Commercial rate: In order to be paid the commercial rate, a receipt for the accommodation must be produced or a certification made that a receipt can be produced and will be produced on request.

Non-commercial rate: Excluding Canberra, a rate of one-third of the commercial rate is payable where accommodation is provided in private, non-commercial accommodation, such as the home of a family member or friend.

Historical Rates