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Series:
Papers and Information Provided to Committee.
Series Number:
Access:
Agency access only 25 Years (D25)
Start Date:
01 Jan 1995
End Date:
31 Dec 1995
Source:
Tasmanian Archives
How to Use:
Memo 15 December 1995, STD5/1 - not to be available to anyone until the 25 years has elapsed. No written approval can be given by Department of Premier and Cabinet as the Committee decided that the series was closed to all.
Series notes:
Includes administrative arrangements, information from other states relating to salaries, electorate sizes, legislation and other associated matters.~

These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archives
System of Arrangement:
Four folders. The 'items' vary between pieces of paper and groups of papers defined as 'items' organised by folder dividers used by the agency. When requesting any items, therefore, the entire folder in which they are contained should be issued.
Items:


Papers and information provided to Committee.
A. Administrative Arrangements for Committee of Review Inquiring Into Parliamentary Salaries.
B. Papers and Information Provided by Secretariat and Other Agencies.
1. Historical Overview of Salary Increases provided to Members of the Tasmanian Parliament.
2. Chronology of Salary Increases for Members of the Tasmanian Parliament.
3. Summary-Historical Overview of Salary Increases provided to Members of the Tasmanian Parliament.
4. Legislation linking State and Territory Parliamentary Salaries to the Commonwealth (Including South Australian Parliamentary link and Commonwealth salaries link to the Australian Public Service).
5. Tasmanian Opposition Parties-Attitude to the 1993 Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Amendment Act.
6. Tasmanian CESO and SES Salaries.
7. Operation of the SES in Tasmania.
8. Tasmanian SES Salaries, Positions and Duties.
9. Electorate Allowances-Commonwealth, Queensland, Tasmania.
10. House of Assembly and Legislative Council Committees.
11. Support Provided to Tasmanian Members of Parliament.
12. Terms of Appointment-Commissioners of the Tasmanian Industrial Commission.
13. Commonwealth Grants Commission Assessed Cost of Government (Summary of Treasury Paper).
14 Operation of the Commonwealth Grants Commission and the State of the Tasmanian Economy.
15. Maximum Base Grade Salaries for-teachers-nurses-police officers.
16. Electors in House of Assembly and Legislative Council Electorates.
17. Cost of Parliament.
C. Statistical Information Provided by Secretariat.
1. General Statistical and Comparative Data on Parliamentary Salaries.
Table 1 Comparison of Ratio of Representation for Commonwealth, State and Territory Parliamentarians..
Table 2 Tasmanian Parliamentary Salaries-Dates of movements.
Table 3 Comparison of Commonwealth salaries to salaries determined by Tasmanian Parliamentary Salaries Tribunal.
Table 4 Comparison of State and Territory Salaries 1969-1994.
Table 5 Tasmanian Parliamentary Salaries expressed as a percentage of Commonwealth Parliamentary salaries.
Chart 1 Growth in basic salaries of Tasmanian and Commonwealth Parliamentarians.
Chart 2 State and Territory MP salaries shown as percentage of Commonwealth MP salaries.
Chart 3 State and Territories MP salaries shown as percentage of Commonwealth MP's salaries..
2. Parliamentary Salaries Comparative Data-Charts..
Chart 1 Basic Salaries of Commonwealth and Tasmanian Parliamentarians.
Chart 2 Basic Parliamentary Salaries-Tasmania , Commonwealth, 95% of Commonwealth salary.
Chart 3 Basic Salaries of Tasmanian and Commonwealth Parliamentarians in 1994 dollars.
Chart 4 Basic Salaries in 1994 dollars-Tasmania, Commonwealth, 95% of Commonwealth salary.
Chart 5 Basic Salary Gap (C/W Parliamentary Salary less Tasmanian Parliamentary Salary) between Commonwealth and Tasmanian Parliamentarians.
Chart 6 Basic Salary Gap (Tasmanian Parliamentary Salary less C/W Parliamentary Salary) between Commonwealth and Tasmanian Parliamentarians.
Chart 7 Basic Salary Gap.
Chart 8 Basic Salary Gap between C/W and State Parliamentarians in 1994 dollars.
Chart 9 Basic Salary Gap in 1994 dollars.
3. Parliamentary Salary Comparative Data-Charts.
Chart 1 Parliamentary Salaries and Tasmanian average weekly earnings (nominal).
Chart 2 Parliamentary Salaries and Tasmanian Average Weekly Earnings in 1994 dollars.
Chart 3 Parliamentary Salaries Average Weekly Earnings.
Chart 4 Tasmanian Members of Parliament Salaries and Judiciary Salaries.
Chart 5 Salary Gap-Tasmanian Members of Parliament and Magistrates.
Chart 6 Tasmanian Members of Parliament Basic Salaries adjusted for average growth in other States. MP Salaries.
Chart 7 Tasmanian Member of Parliament Basic Salaries and Tasmanian Award adjusted Member of Parliament Salaries.
Chart 8 Tasmanian Member of Parliament basic salaries and Tasmanian average weekly earnings adjusted Member of Parliament Salaries.
Chart 9 Tasmanian Member of Parliament Basic Salaries and CPI Adjusted Salaries.
Chart 10 Tasmanian Members of Parliament Salaries and Commonwealth SES Salaries.
Chart 11 Tasmanian Member of Parliament Salaries and Commonwealth CEO Salaries.
Chart 12 Tasmanian Member of Parliament Basic Salaries and Commonwealth CEO adjusted Member of Parliament Salaries.
4. Parliamentary Salaries Data.
Table 1 Tasmanian and Commonwealth Basic Parliamentary Salaries 1970-1995.
Table 2 Tasmanian Parliamentary Salaries shown as percentage of Commonwealth Parliamentary Salaries 1970-1995.
Table 3 Commonwealth and State Parliamentary Salaries Percentage Gaps 1970-1995.
Table 4 State and Territory Basic Parliamentary Salaries expressed in Dollars and as a percentage of Commonwealth Parliamentary Salaries 1990-1995.
Table 5 Percentage Calculations of Commonwealth and Average State Parliamentary Salaries.
Table 6 Comparative Data Relating to Commonwealth Grants Commission and Assessed Costs of Government.
Table 7 Comparative Data Relating to Commonwealth Grants Commission and Assessed Costs of Government Excluding ACT Legislative Assembly Salaries.
Table 8 State Parliamentary Salaries Excluding ACT Legislative Assembly Salaries.
Table 9 1995 Parliamentary Salaries Data Sources.
Table 10 Other Data Sources.
5. Costings of Committee of Review's Recommendations.
Table 1 Effect of Commonwealth Base Rate Change (1994).
Table 2 Effect of Commonwealth Base Rate Change (12 Jan 1995-$75949).
Table 3 Effect of 90% Commonwealth Base Rate.
Table 4 Effect of 93% Commonwealth Base Rate.
Table 5 Effect of 95 Low % Commonwealth Base Rate.
Table 6 Effect of 95 High % Commonwealth Base Rate.
Table 7 Effect of 97% Commonwealth 1995 Base Rate.
Table 8 Effect of 97% Commonwealth 1996 Low Base Rate.
Table 9 Effect of 97% Commonwealth 1996 High Base Rate.
D. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Data Provided by the Commonwealth States and Territories.
1. Commonwealth, States and Territories Parliamentary Salaries (1980-1995).
2. Commonwealth Parliamentary Salaries (1968-1995).
3. Victorian Parliamentary Salaries (1994/95).
4. Queensland Parliamentary Salaries (1911-1994).
5. Western Australian Parliamentary Salaries (1969-1995).
6. South Australian Parliamentary Salaries (1911-1994).
7. Tasmanian Parliamentary Salaries (1957-1995).
8. Northern Territory Parliamentary Salaries (1979-1980).
E. Electorate Sizes.
1. New South Wales.
2. Victoria.
F. Ceo and Ses Salary Data-Commonwealth, States, Territories including Salaries of Australian Judges and Magistrates.
1. Commonwealth (CEO and SES salary data).
2. New South Wales (CEO and SES salary data).
4. Queensland (CEO and SES salary data).
5. Western Australia (CEO and SES salary data).
6. High Court, Federal Court and all States (Magistrates and Judges Salaries).
7. Western Australia (Magistrates and Judges Salaries).
8. Tasmania (Magistrates and Judges Salaries).
3. Victoria (CEO and SES salary data).
6. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Amendment Bill 1983.
G. Tasmanian Legislation.
1. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Act 1973 (Updated June 1995).
2. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Amendment Act (No. 2) 1984.
3. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Amendment Act 1983.
4. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Act 1973.
5. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Act 1962.
6. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Act 1955.
7. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Act 1948.
8. Official Salaries Reduction Repeal Act 1936.
9. Minister of the Crown Act 1934.
10. The Official Salaries Reduction Act 1931.
11. The Payment of Members Act 1927.
12. The Payment of Members Act 1919.
13. Statutory Salaries Act 1979.
14. Reduction of Salaries (Members of Parliament and Judges) Act 1986.
H. Tasmanian Second Reading Speeches.
1. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Amendment Bill 1993.
2. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Amendment Bill 1986.
3. Temporary Reduction of Salaries Bill 1986.
4. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Amendment Bill 1984.
5. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Amendment Bill 1983 (Report of Free Conference).
7. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Amendment Bill 1982.
I. Parliamentary Government Papers and Reports.
1. Report of the Review of Support Services to Members of Parliament 1991.
2. Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Act 1973-Salaries Review Committee Report 1987.
3. Report of the Advisory Committee on Electorate Allowances for Members of the Tasmanian Parliament 1985.
4. Report of the Advisory Committee on the Proposed Reduction in the Number of Members elected to both Houses of the Tasmanian Parliament 1984.
5. Report of the Parliamentary Salaries Tribunal 1970.
6. Report of the Parliamentary Salaries Tribunal 1967.
7. Report of the Parliamentary Salaries Tribunal 1964.
8. Report of the Board of Inquiry into the Salaries and Allowances of Members of the Parliament of Tasmania 1960.
9. Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Salaries, Allowances and Retiring Allowances of Members of the Parliament of Tasmania 1955.
10 Report of the Committee Appointed to consider Salaries of Members of Parliament of Tasmania 1948.
11. Report of the Select Committee into Payment of of Members of both Houses of Parliament 1908.
12. Report of the Victorian Royal Commission on the Payment of Members 1870.
J. Other States Legislation and Parliamentary Papers.
1. Commonwealth-Remuneration and Allowances Bill (House of Representatives-Second Reading Speech and Debate) 1990.
2. New South Wales-Parliamentary Remuneration Act 1989-Parliamentary Remuneration Bill Second Reading Speech 1984.
3. Victoria-Parliamentary Salaries and Superannuation Act 1968-Parliamentary Salaries and Superannuation Amendment Act 1975-Parliamentary Salaries and Superannuation Amendment Bill Second Reading Speech 1977.
4. Queensland-Parliamentary Members' Salaries Bill Second Reading Speech 1988.
5. South Australia-Parliamentary Remuneration (Basic Salaries) Amendment Bill 1995-Parliamentary Remuneration (Basic Salaries) Amendment Bill Second Reading Speech, 13 April 1995-Parliamentary Remuneration (Salary Rates Freeze) Amendment A
Amendment Bill House of Assembly Second Reading Speech, 24 November 1994 Debate, 29 November 1994 Legislative Council Second Reading Speech, 30 November 1994 Debate, 1 December 1994-Parliamentary Remuneration Bill First, Second and Third Reading,
6. Northern Territory-Remuneration Tribunal Act 1981-Remuneration Tribunal Amendment Act 1991-Remuneration Tribunal Amendment Bill First Reading Speech, 1 May 1991.
K. Parliamentary and Other Papers.
1. Legislative Council and Periodic Elections.
2. Hare-Clark Electoral System (Some Fundamentals).
3. Historical and Statutory Outline of Salary Entitlement of Tasmanian Members of Parliament-Occasional Paper Produced by Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.
4. Extract from Holdich, R, 1989-Fair Enough, Australian Publishing Service.
L. Determination by Remuneration/industrial Tribunals.
1. Commonwealth Remuneration Tribunal Determination No. 13 of 1994.
2. Commonwealth Remuneration Tribunal Determination No. 18 of 1993.
3. Interim Framework Agreement Between the Commonwealth Government Public Sector Unions (April 1995).
4. Western Australian Salaries and Allowances Tribunal Determination June 1994.
5. Tasmanian Industry Commission Determination-Teachers (30 November 1992).
6. Tasmanian Industry Commission Determination-Police (20 September 1993).
7. Tasmanian Industry Commission Determination-State Service (4 December 1991).
8. Tasmanian Industry Commission Determination-States Wage Cases (20 December 1994).
9. Tasmanian Industry Commission Determination-Community and Health Services (Public Sector) Award (10 March 1995).
10. Chief Executive Awards (1970-1992).
M. Media Releases/press Clippings.
I Press Clippings/ Media Releases Since the Announcement of the Committee of Review (21 April 1995).
1. Press Clippings.
2. Media Releases.
Ii Press Clippings Post 1993 Amendment to Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Act.
1. Editorials.
2. Commentaries.
3. Statements-Government.
4. Statements-Opposition.
5. Statements-Greens.
6. Statements-MLC's.
7. Statements-Non Parliamentarians.
8. Letters to the Editor-Parliamentarians.
9. Letters to the Editor-Non Parliamentarians.
10. Comments on Salary Flow on's for Tasmanian Parliamentarians.
11. Post Announcement of Tribunal.
Iii Press Clippings/media Releases Pre 1993 Amendment to the Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances Act.
1. Editorials.
2. Commentaries.
3. Government Statements.
4. Opposition Statements.
5. Green's Statements.
6. MLC's Statements.
7. Non-Parliamentarians' Statements.
8. Letters to the Editor-Parliamentarians and others.
Iv Media Releases.
1. The Government.
2. The Opposition.
3. The Greens.