Office holders' travelling allowance rates - current

Capital cities

Capital city

Capital city rate

Outside radius from

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

GPO

Major airport

Canberra

$299 for locations within a 30 km radius of Parliament House

Adelaide

$408 $136

10 km

5 km

Brisbane

$456 $152

10 km

5 km

Darwin

$492 $164

5 km

5 km

Hobart

$395 $132

5 km

5 km

Melbourne

$464 $155

10 km

5 km

Perth

$464 $155

10 km

5 km

Sydney

$464 $155

10 km

5 km

Unspecified locations

Unspecified Locations

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

$394

$132

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
  • for which a country centre rate has not been specified

New South Wales

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Albury

$394

$132

Armidale

$394 $132

Bathurst

$394 $132

Bega

$394

$132

Bourke

$394 $132

Broken Hill

$394

$132
Cobar $394 $132

Coffs Harbour

$394

$132

Cooma

$394

$132
Cowra $394 $132

Dubbo

$394 $132

Gosford

$394

$132
Grafton $394 $132

Goulburn

$394

$132

Griffith

$394

$132

Gunnedah

$394

$132
Inverell $394 $132

Lismore

$394

$132

Maitland

$394

$132

Mudgee

$394

$132

Muswellbrook

$394 $132
Narrabri $394 $132

Newcastle

$394 $132

Nowra

$394 $132

Orange

$394 $132

Port Macquarie

$394 $132

Tamworth

$394 $132
Taree $394 $132

Tumut

$394 $132

Wagga Wagga

$394 $132

Wollongong

$394 $132

Northern Territory

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Alice Springs

$394 $132

Jabiru

$415 $139

Katherine

$394 $132
Nhulunbuy $429 $143

Tennant Creek

$394 $132

Yulara

$639 $213

Queensland

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Ayr

$394

$132

Bundaberg

$394 $132

Cairns

$394 $132

Charters Towers

$394 $132

Chinchilla

$394 $132

Dalby

$394 $132

Emerald

$394 $132

Gladstone

$394 $132

Gold Coast

$408

$136

Hervey Bay

$394 $132

Horn Island

$494

$165

Innisfail

$394 $132

Kingaroy

$394 $132

Mackay

$394 $132
Maryborough $394 $132

Mount Isa

$394 $132
Nambour $394 $132

Rockhampton

$394 $132

Roma

$394 $132

Thursday Island

$457

$153

Toowoomba

$394 $132

Townsville

$394 $132

Weipa

$394

$132

South Australia

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Bordertown

$394

$132

Ceduna

$394

$132

Kadina

$394

$132

Mount Gambier

$394

$132

Naracoorte

$394

$132

Port Augusta

$394

$132

Port Lincoln

$394

$132

Port Pirie

$394

$132

Renmark

$394

$132

Whyalla

$394

$132

Wilpena Pound

$394

$132

Tasmania

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Burnie

$394 $132

Devonport

$394 $132

Launceston

$394 $132

Queenstown

$394 $132

Victoria

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Ararat

$394 $132

Bairnsdale

$394 $132

Ballarat

$394 $132

Benalla

$394 $132

Bendigo

$394 $132

Bright

$394 $132

Castlemaine

$394 $132

Colac

$394 $132

Echuca

$394 $132

Geelong

$394 $132

Hamilton

$394 $132

Horsham

$394 $132

Mildura

$394 $132

Portland

$394 $132

Sale

$394 $132

Seymour

$394 $132

Shepparton

$394 $132

Swan Hill

$394 $132

Wangaratta

$394 $132

Warrnambool

$394 $132

Wodonga

$394 $132

Wonthaggi

$394

$132

Western Australia

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Albany

$394

$132

Broome

$419

$140

Bunbury

$394

$132

Carnarvon

$394

$132

Dampier

$394

$132

Derby

$394

$132

Esperance

$394

$132

Exmouth

$394

$132

Geraldton

$394

$132

Halls Creek

$394

$132

Kalgoorlie

$394

$132

Karratha

$414

$138

Kununurra

$403

$135

Newman

$438

$146

Northam

$394

$132

Port Hedland

$394

$132

External Territories

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Christmas Island

$397

$133

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

$530

$177

Norfolk Island

$394

$132

Prime Minister

All Locations

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

$598

$200

*As at 28 August 2022

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