Basic Parliamentary Salaries


This graph shows a comparison of MPs' salaries around Australia. Note that the scale on the left starts at $40,000, making it appear at a glance that the Tasmanian salary is less than 1/3 that of other parliamentarians, except in the ACT. In fact it is over 2/3 of the others.

Another similar graph is present with the article, New pay rises for our pollies, which compares salaries for different levels and criteria for increases within Tasmania.


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