The Victorian Independent Remuneration Tribunal is responsible for setting remuneration for Members of Parliament (MPs) and for executives in the Victorian public sector.
The Minister responsible for the Tribunal is the Special Minister of State.
The Tribunal is supported by a Secretariat that sits within the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
Functions of the Tribunal
The Tribunal will look into and make Determinations on:
- basic salary and allowances for MPs, including additional salary and allowances for Ministers and other parliamentary officeholders
- remuneration bands for executives employed in the Victorian Public Service
- remuneration bands for executives employed in prescribed public entities
The Tribunal will also conduct reviews and publish reports on remuneration trends in the public sector.
Two independent Compliance Officers, attached to the Tribunal, will hear and determine appeals from MPs in relation to the use of parliamentary allowances.
Reviewed 29 July 2019