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Monday, 2 December 2002
Page: 6948


Senator Sherry asked the Minister representing the Treasurer, upon notice, on 30 August 2002:

For each department within the Minister's portfolio, how is superannuation calculated (ie. is the superannuation entitlement calculated on base salary and other income payments, such as overtime allowance or performance bonuses, or on base salary alone).


Senator Minchin (Minister for Finance and Administration) —The Treasurer has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

Employee superannuation is calculated on base salary and regular salary allowances including First Aid Allowance, Higher Duties Allowance and Departmental Liaison Officer Allowance. It does not include overtime or performance bonuses.