Parliamentarians 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

$382

$128

10 km

5 km

Brisbane

$431

$144

10 km

5 km

Darwin

$467

$156

5 km

5 km

Hobart

$370

$124

5 km

5 km

Melbourne

$402

$134

10 km

5 km

Perth

$419

$140

10 km

5 km

Sydney

$438

$146

10 km

5 km

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Unspecified locations

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

$296

$99

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

$311 $104

Armidale

$321 $107

Bathurst

$315 $105

Bega

$319 $107

Bourke

$339 $113

Broken Hill

$326 $109
Cobar $318 $106

Coffs Harbour

$322 $108

Cooma

$311 $104
Cowra $311 $104

Dubbo

$322 $108

Gosford

$319 $107

Goulburn

$311 $104
Grafton $311 $104

Griffith

$312 $104

Gunnedah

$311 $104
Inverell $311 $104

Lismore

$318 $106

Maitland

$337 $113

Mudgee

$338 $113

Muswellbrook

$331 $111
Narrabri $311 $104

Newcastle

$359 $120

Nowra

$321 $107

Orange

$350 $117

Port Macquarie

$344 $115

Tamworth

$311 $104
Taree $311 $104

Tumut

$311 $104

Wagga Wagga

$328 $110

Wollongong

$332 $111

Northern Territory

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Alice Springs

$324 $108
 

Jabiru

$390 $130

Katherine

$336 $112
Nhulunbuy $404 $135

Tennant Creek

$320 $107

Yulara

$614 $205

Queensland

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Ayr

$311 $104

Bundaberg

$321 $107

Cairns

$337 $113

Charters Towers

$311 $104

Chinchilla

$317 $106

Dalby

$351 $117

Emerald

$330 $110

Gladstone

$329 $110

Gold Coast

$383 $128

Hervey Bay

$331 $111

Horn Island

$469 $157

Innisfail

$311 $104

Kingaroy

$311 $104

Mackay

$335 $112
Maryborough $311 $104

Mount Isa

$342 $114
Nambour $311 $104

Rockhampton

$313 $105

Roma

$320 $107

Thursday Island

$432 $144

Toowoomba

$318 $106

Townsville

$317 $106

Weipa

$364 $122

South Australia

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Bordertown

$323 $108

Ceduna

$311 $104

Kadina

$311 $104

Mount Gambier

$316 $106

Naracoorte

$311 $104

Port Augusta

$311 $104

Port Lincoln

$344 $115

Port Pirie

$324 $108

Renmark

$311 $104

Whyalla

$319 $107

Wilpena Pound

$367 $123

Tasmania

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Burnie

$338

$113

Devonport

$332

$111

Launceston

$317

$106

Queenstown

$310

$104

Victoria

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Ararat

$311 $104

Bairnsdale

$311 $104

Ballarat

$333 $111

Benalla

$317 $106

Bendigo

$314 $105

Bright

$341 $114

Castlemaine

$320 $107

Colac

$312 $104

Echuca

$311 $104

Geelong

$323 $108

Hamilton

$311 $104

Horsham

$328 $110

Mildura

$311 $104

Portland

$311 $104

Sale

$311 $104

Seymour

$311 $104

Shepparton

$324 $108

Swan Hill

$328 $110

Wangaratta

$332 $111

Warrnambool

$311 $104

Wodonga

$311 $104

Wonthaggi

$334 $112

Western Australia

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Albany

$353 $118

Broome

$394 $132

Bunbury

$331 $111

Carnarvon

$330 $110

Dampier

$349 $117

Derby

$344 $115

Esperance

$336 $112

Exmouth

$364 $122

Geraldton

$339 $113

Halls Creek

$344 $115

Kalgoorlie

$346 $116

Karratha

$389 $130

Kununurra

$378 $126

Newman

$413 $138

Northam

$363 $121

Port Hedland

$349 $117

External Territories

Country centre

Commercial rate

Non-commercial rate

Christmas Island

$372

$124

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

$505

$169

Norfolk Island

$364

$122

*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

Parliamentarians travelling allowance rates 24/08/2019 - 28/08/2022

Parliamentarians travelling allowance rates 26/08/2018 - 24/08/2019

Parliamentarians travelling allowance rates 27/08/2017 - 25/08/2018