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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Type:
Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular
Identifier:
C2021-03
Status:
Active

C2021-03 Meal, Travelling and Other Allowances for 2020-21

Description

Various expense and work-related allowances in the Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment)

Reviewed Award 2009 are adjusted annually. Agencies should process payments for meal, travelling and other

allowances in accordance with the rates set out in the circular with effect from 1 July 2020. Note that the rates in the

circular are to be read in conjunction with the relevant clauses in the Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions

of Employment) Reviewed Award 2009.

Function and Subject

Industrial Relations (1)
Allowances

Detailed Outline

The meal, travelling and related allowances contained in Table 1 Allowances of Part B - Monetary Rates of the

Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Reviewed Award 2009 have been increased effective

from 1 July 2020.

Meal and travelling allowances listed in Items 1, 2, 3 and 19 (excluding supper allowance) have been adjusted from

1 July 2020 in line with the Australian Taxation Office Determination No. TD 2020/05, which sets out the reasonable

allowance amounts for the 2020-21 financial year.

Allowances listed in Items 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16 and 19 (supper allowance) of Table 1 have been adjusted from 1

July 2020 in accordance with the changes in the Sydney Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the preceding year to

March 2020.

Work related allowances listed in items 13, 14, 17 and 18 are increased by 0.3 per cent on and from the first full pay

period commencing on or after 1 July 2020, being the same increase as applied to salaries under the Crown

Employees (Public Sector Salaries - 2019) Award.

Private motor vehicle allowances listed in item 6 have been set at a flat rate of 72 cents for all engine types by the

Australian Taxation Office in line with changes identified in the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015

Measures No. 5) Act 2015 (Cth).

This Circular supersedes and replaces the previous Department of Premier and Cabinet Circular C2019-03 – Meal, Travelling and other

Allowances for 2019-20.

Timothy Reardon
Secretary

Overview

Who needs to know and/or comply with this?

Departments
Executive agencies related to Departments
Separate agencies

AR Details

Date Issued
Mar 15, 2021
Review Date
Jul 31, 2021
Replaces
Replaced By

Contacts

Contact
Contact_us@dpc.nsw.gov.au
Phone
02 9228 5555
Publishing Entity
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Issuing Entity
Department of Premier and Cabinet