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Remuneration for members of new House of Assembly



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STATEMENT FOR PRESS

THE MINISTER ' FOR THE

CAPITAL TERRITORY

The Minister for the Capital Territory, Mr Bob' Ellicott, announced

today that he had received a letter from the Chairman of the

Remuneration Tribunal indicating that the remuneration for members

of the new House of Assembly would be as follows:

President - a fee of $9000 p.a. and an allowance

of $1,250 p.a. ■

All members would receive a travelling allowance of $49 per overnight

stay. ■

Mr Ellicott said that the Tribunal could not issue a formal determination

in respect' of members· of the House of Assembly until its Act was

amended. Accordingly he had authorised the preparation of an Ordinance

which would prescribe the fees and. allowances of members pending the

making of a formal determination by the Tribunal when the Act was

Members '-'fees of $6000 p.a. and allowances

of $750 p.a.

amended.