MP Perk Transparency Needed
MP PERK TRANSPARENCY
22 AUGUST 2014
The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the increase in
taxpayer-funded entitlements for MPs and their families published on the legislation website this
afternoon. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan
“As if extravagant salaries for MPs were
not enough, MPs and their families are now entitled to even
more free travel and accommodation from the
“It is ridiculous that on top of a base
salary of at least $147,800, even the partners and children
of backbench list MPs receive 20 taxpayer-funded flights per
year. At the very least taxpayers should have transparency.
We're calling on the Remuneration Authority to publish the
submissions from MPs, so the public can know who has lobbied
for more taxpayer-funded
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