Parliamentarians 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

$372

$124

10 km

5 km

Brisbane

$421

$141

10 km

5 km

Darwin

$457

$153

5 km

5 km

Hobart

$360

$120

5 km

5 km

Melbourne

$392

$131

10 km

5 km

Perth

$409

$137

10 km

5 km

Sydney

$415

$139

10 km

5 km

Use the Capital City Zone Map to search capital city boundaries and identify if a location is within a capital city zone or outside of it.

Unspecified Locations

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

$276

$92

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

$294

$98

Armidale

$294

$98

Bathurst

$299

$100

Bega

$309

$103

Bourke

$329

$110

Broken Hill

$303

$101

Coffs Harbour

$301

$101

Cooma

$294

$98

Dubbo

$294

$98

Gosford

$304

$102

Goulburn

$294

$98

Griffith

$294

$98

Gunnedah

$294

$98

Lismore

$294

$98

Maitland

$316

$106

Mudgee

$310

$104

Muswellbrook

$307

$103

Newcastle

$333

$111

Nowra

$294

$98

Orange

$319

$107

Port Macquarie

$322

$108

Tamworth

$294

$98

Tumut

$294

$98

Wagga Wagga

$308

$103

Wollongong

$319

$107

Northern Territory

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Alice Springs

$314

$105

Jabiru

$380

$127

Katherine

$322

$108

Tennant Creek

$310

$104

Yulara

$564

$188

Queensland

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Ayr

$294

$98

Bundaberg

$294

$98

Cairns

$317

$106

Charters Towers

$294

$98

Chinchilla

$307

$103

Dalby

$326

$109

Emerald

$320

$107

Gladstone

$319

$107

Gold Coast

$373

$125

Hervey Bay

$321

$107

Horn Island

$364

$122

Innisfail

$294

$98

Kingaroy

$294

$98

Mackay

$325

$109

Mount Isa

$324

$108

Rockhampton

$294

$98

Roma

$303

$101

Thursday Island

$364

$122

Toowoomba

$308

$103

Townsville

$307

$103

Weipa

$302

$101

South Australia

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Bordertown

$313

$105

Ceduna

$294

$98

Kadina

$294

$98

Mount Gambier

$301

$101

Naracoorte

$294

$98

Port Augusta

$294

$98

Port Lincoln

$334

$112

Port Pirie

$314

$105

Renmark

$294

$98

Whyalla

$309

$103

Wilpena Pound

$357

$119

Tasmania

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Burnie

$328

$110

Devonport

$322

$108

Launceston

$305

$102

Queenstown

$300

$100

Victoria

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Ararat

$294

$98

Bairnsdale

$294

$98

Ballarat

$312

$104

Benalla

$301

$101

Bendigo

$299

$100

Bright

$326

$109

Castlemaine

$310

$104

Colac

$302

$101

Echuca

$294

$98

Geelong

$294

$98

Hamilton

$294

$98

Horsham

$312

$104

Mildura

$294

$98

Portland

$294

$98

Sale

$294

$98

Seymour

$294

$98

Shepparton

$309

$103

Swan Hill

$300

$100

Wangaratta

$303

$101

Warrnambool

$294

$98

Wodonga

$294

$98

Wonthaggi

$310

$104

Western Australia

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Albany

$343

$115

Broome

$384

$128

Bunbury

$319

$107

Carnarvon

$320

$107

Dampier

$339

$113

Derby

$334

$112

Esperance

$319

$107

Exmouth

$354

$118

Geraldton

$329

$110

Halls Creek

$334

$112

Kalgoorlie

$336

$112

Karratha

$379

$127

Kununurra

$368

$123

Newman

$334

$112

Northam

$304

$102

Port Hedland

$339

$113

External Territories

Country Centre

Commercial Rate

Non-commercial Rate

Christmas Island

$348

$116

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

$466

$156

Norfolk Island

$354

$118

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

Parliamentarians Travelling Allowance Rates 2018

Parliamentarians Travelling Allowance Rates 2017