List of Recommendations
2.33 The committee recommends that the bill be
amended to provide that parliamentarians, other than the Prime Minister or
future Prime Ministers, who qualify for parliamentary retirement travel, must
retire before 1 July 2020, or prior to the next Federal election, in
order to access the parliamentary retirement travel entitlement.
2.36 The committee recommends that where a
parliamentarian who is entitled to parliamentary retirement travel retires
during the parliamentary term, then the entitlement should be six years for
Senior Office Holders and three years for other parliamentarians (other than
former Prime Ministers or Senior Office Holders).
2.42 The committee recommends that in the records
published by the Department of Finance of former parliamentarians travel, the
purpose of the travel should be included.
2.46 The committee recommends that the Government
refer the following matters to the Remuneration Tribunal for consideration:
the resettlement payment a redundancy payment;
parliamentary superannuation payments to be paid into self-managed
provision of occupational health and safety, sickness and death benefit
insurance for all parliamentarians; and
relevant, aligning the rules for Comcar and private car use in Canberra and
2.51 Subject to Recommendations 1 and 2, the
committee recommends that the Senate pass the bill.
Senator Cory Bernardi
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