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Governor-General Amendment (Salary) Bill 2019


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Prime Minister

Summary

Amends the Governor-General Act 1974 to increase the salary of the Governor-General from $425 000 to $495 000, calculated by reference to the estimated average salary of the Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia over the notional five-year term of the appointment of the Governor-General.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 14/02/19  
Second reading moved 14/02/19  
Second reading debate 20/02/19  
Second reading agreed to 20/02/19  
Third reading agreed to 20/02/19  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes