Former Parliamentarians' Expenditure on Entitlements Paid by the Department of Finance

Period 1 January to 30 June 2014

The information contained in the reports below is considered to be an accurate statement of payments made, and receipts received, by Finance during the period 1 January to 30 June 2014 in respect of entitlements for eligible entitlees being:

  • former Prime Ministers;
  • other Life Gold Pass holders;
  • severance or post retirement travellers;
  • surviving spouses or de facto partners of former Prime Ministers; and
  • surviving spouses or de facto partners of other Life Gold Pass holders.

Expenditure against travel entitlements may not necessarily relate to travel actually undertaken during the period. This is due to the fact that the travel accounts (payments and receipts) can be processed in a reporting period other than one in which the travel takes place. The reasons may include advance bookings made and paid for in one period and used in a subsequent reporting period and re-crediting costs in a later period for a cancelled booking in an earlier period. Other entitlements may have similar accounting and processing procedures.

Goods and services purchased by Finance on behalf of former Parliamentarians are reported exclusive of recoverable Goods and Services Tax (GST). This is in accordance with the requirement that all agencies report all expenditure as exclusive of recoverable GST.

The report comprises:

  • aggregate information on travel costs, and, where applicable, family travel costs and costs of office facilities and office administration for all eligible entitlees; and
  • summary information particular to each entitlee on costs incurred by, and any repayments to, Finance on entitlements for two separate reporting periods:
    • expenditure paid between 1 January to 30 June 2014, relating to the entitlement period on or after 1 January 2014; and
    • expenditure paid between 1 January to 30 June 2014, relating to the entitlement period prior to 1 January 2014.

Former Governors-General

Finance meets the costs of travel via scheduled services for the Hon Bill Hayden AC under his Life Gold Pass holder entitlement. The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet meets any other travel costs for former Governors-General.

Payment of Entitlements

Divided into the following categories:

Former Prime Ministers

NameDomestic Scheduled Fares1Car Costs2Office Facilities3Office Fit Outs4Office Administrative Costs5Telecommunications6Family Travel Costs7Notes
The Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser AC CH $5,704.00 $15,621.19 $88,599.22 $0.00 $5,705.28 $2,779.33 $5,264.79  
The Hon Julia Gillard $4,765.03 $7,062.85 $28,384.60 $21,134.50 $4,272.12 $626.77 $0.00  
The Hon Robert Hawke AC $3,133.63 $8,580.18 $58,085.61 $0.00 $5,917.15 $2,943.16 $0.00  
The Hon John Howard OM AC $9,979.86 $12,049.99 $132,965.91 $0.00 $6,217.29 $3,555.80 $4,276.26  
The Hon Paul Keating $894.10 $7,164.63 $60,648.84 $0.00 $2,442.18 $3,837.57 $863.37  
The Hon Kevin Rudd $5,004.82 $7,581.59 $62,150.75 $0.00 $2,734.65 $3,016.50 $0.00  
The Hon Gough Whitlam AC QC $0.00 $17,766.02 $60,220.85 $0.00 $346.22 $2,464.31 $0.00 Deceased 21 Oct 14

Life Gold Pass Holders

NameDomestic Scheduled Fares1Family Travel Costs7Notes
The Hon Dick Adams $1,718.20 $1,132.55  
Mr Ken Aldred $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Richard Alston $10,014.79 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon John Anderson AO $603.71 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Neil Andrew AO $3,036.48 $3,741.90 Ceased 13 May 14
The Rt Hon Doug Anthony AC CH $2,820.39 $1,792.77 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Fran Bailey $3,834.60 $0.00  
The Hon Peter Baldwin $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Michael Baume AO $5,572.26 $988.92 Ceased 13 May 14
Professor the Hon Peter Baume AC $1,274.80 $1,274.80 Ceased 13 May 14
His Excellency the Hon Kim Beazley AC $1,515.09 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon David Beddall $2,726.22 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Arch Bevis $980.58 $980.58 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Neal Blewett AC $4,182.90 $1,134.50 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Nick Bolkus $6,258.56 $4,861.22 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Ray Braithwaite OAM $1,083.88 $1,083.88 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Laurie Brereton $4,274.94 $2,280.86 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Bob Brown AM $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon John Brown AO $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Neil Brown QC $6,088.95 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Maxwell Burr $537.76 $1,792.64 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Alan Cadman OAM $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Paul Calvert AO $3,268.38 $3,268.38 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Donald Cameron AM $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Graeme Campbell $7,105.35 $4,581.48 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Ian Campbell $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Sir John Carrick KCMG AC $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Moses Cass $1,147.27 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Frederick Chaney AO $6,203.05 $4,462.12 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Grant Chapman $6,552.80 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr John Coates $4,510.69 $2,892.95 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Barry Cohen AM $1,597.84 $1,085.11 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr David Connolly AM $1,487.27 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Helen Coonan $2,769.52 $0.00  
The Hon Peter Costello AC $2,965.61 $2,348.67 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Simon Crean $2,445.64 $3,384.74  
Mr Manfred Cross AM $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Rosemary Crowley $3,873.24 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon John Dawkins AO $3,146.73 $4,736.22 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Alexander Downer AC $10,295.36 $2,635.84 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Michael Duffy $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Christopher Ellison $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Craig Emerson $2,432.12 $0.00  
The Hon Keppel Enderby QC $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Chris Evans $6,070.11 $3,040.04  
Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC $1,431.82 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Douglas Everingham $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Alan Ferguson $8,028.80 $5,232.96  
The Hon Martin Ferguson AM $2,324.44 $0.00  
The Hon Wallace Fife $2,351.20 $940.48 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Tim Fischer AC $4,093.36 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Peter Fisher $4,039.31 $967.72 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Alexander Forbes CMG MC $3,887.06 $3,887.06 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr John Forrest $0.00 $0.00  
The Hon Ross Free $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Sir Victor Garland KBE $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Arthur Gietzelt AO $0.00 $0.00 Deceased 5 Jan 14
Mr Bruce Goodluck AM $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Alan Griffiths $5,727.70 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Donald Grimes AO $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dame Margaret Guilfoyle AC DBE $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Steele Hall $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Gerard Hand $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Gary Hardgrave $2,679.80 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Brian Harradine $0.00 $0.00 Deceased 14 Apr 14
The Hon David Hawker AO $2,532.93 $907.13  
The Hon Bill Hayden AC $1,323.08 $1,323.08 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr John Herron AO $2,383.50 $1,060.42 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Noel Hicks $3,461.02 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Professor the Hon Robert Hill AC $3,367.10 $2,128.50 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Colin Hollis $4,017.24 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Reverend the Hon Professor Brian Howe AO $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Ben Humphreys AM $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Christopher Hurford AO $2,742.13 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Harry Jenkins $1,426.41 $334.66  
Mr Donald Jessop $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Leslie Johnson AM $669.92 $1,279.01 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Barry Jones AC $2,714.24 $2,714.24 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Ros Kelly AO $1,201.16 $1,201.16 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr David Kemp $3,949.38 $1,126.02 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Rod Kemp $1,233.88 $1,233.88 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon John Kerin AM $832.44 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Justice Duncan Kerr CHEV LH $0.00 $0.00  
Ms Susan Knowles $7,037.83 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Michael Lee $886.60 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Bruce Lloyd AM $4,883.34 $365.45 Ceased 13 May 14
Dr David Macgibbon $2,657.10 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Michael Mackellar AM $1,629.19 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Ian Macphee AO $749.80 $749.80 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Stephen Martin $1,274.80 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Stewart McArthur AM $2,548.54 $2,548.54 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Douglas McClelland AC $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Robert McClelland $2,977.74 $0.00  
Mr Julian McGauran $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Peter McGauran $2,403.22 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Jeannette McHugh $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Leo McLeay $5,199.63 $5,199.63 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Bob McMullan $0.00 $0.00  
The Hon Thomas McVeigh $5,384.64 $6,155.54 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Daryl Melham $0.00 $0.00  
Mr Percival Millar AM $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Nick Minchin $9,404.71 $4,878.26  
The Hon John Moore AO $6,342.06 $2,785.24 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Allan Morris $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Peter Morris OAM $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Judi Moylan $8,012.11 $0.00  
The Hon Dr Brendan Nelson $2,516.83 $2,412.71 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Paul Neville $4,611.26 $2,393.14  
The Hon Jocelyn Newman AO $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Peter Nixon AO $2,262.40 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Warwick Parer AM $0.00 $0.00 Deceased 14 Mar 14
The Hon Dr Kay Patterson $3,742.56 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Rex Patterson $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Andrew Peacock AC $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Roger Price $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Geoffrey Prosser $4,350.76 $4,350.76 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Peter Rae AO $2,298.76 $2,193.07 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Robert Ray $1,834.68 $1,834.68 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Margaret Reid AO $4,838.72 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Peter Reith $1,902.86 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Margaret Reynolds $2,942.59 -$197.70 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Graham Richardson $3,810.34 $2,009.72 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Ian Robinson $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Allan Rocher $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Nicola Roxon $2,492.93 $0.00  
The Hon Susan Ryan AO $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Rodney Sawford $762.04 $762.04 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Chris Schacht $2,300.96 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Gordon Scholes AO $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Nick Sherry $0.00 $0.00  
The Hon Kerry Sibraa AO $1,274.80 $1,274.80 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon David Simmons OAM $2,281.50 $2,281.50 Ceased 13 May 14
The Rt Hon Ian Sinclair AC $7,822.32 $7,822.32 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Peter Slipper $3,912.68 $0.00  
The Hon Stephen Smith $0.00 $0.00  
The Hon Alexander Somlyay $1,080.90 $1,080.90  
The Hon Peter Staples $1,201.16 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Anthony Street $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Kathryn Sullivan AM $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Lindsay Tanner $0.00 $0.00  
Father the Hon Michael Tate AO $2,018.30 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Dr Baden Teague $8,432.20 $7,123.95 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Andrew Theophanous $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Robert Tickner $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr Michael Townley $1,671.09 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Wilson Tuckey $1,606.92 $0.00  
The Hon Tom Uren AC $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Mark Vaile AO $5,511.61 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Danna Vale $0.00 $0.00  
The Hon Amanda Vanstone $3,557.63 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Ian Viner AO QC $6,155.12 $6,155.12 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Peter Walsh AO $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Shirley Walters $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mr John Watson AM $409.88 $519.09 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon James Webster $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Stewart West -$561.82 $561.82 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Daryl Williams AM QC $3,601.90 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Ralph Willis AO $4,420.54 $4,420.54 Ceased 13 May 14
The Rt Hon Reginald Withers $0.00 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
The Hon Dr Michael Wooldridge $2,508.68 $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14

 Severance and Post Retirement Travellers

NameDomestic Scheduled Fares1Car Costs2Notes
Mr Guy Barnett $7,752.91 - Ceased 30 Jun 14
The Hon David Bradbury $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
The Hon Bob Carr $716.65 - Ceased 24 Apr 14
Mr Darren Cheeseman $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
The Hon Greg Combet AM $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Mr Tony Crook $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Ms Trish Crossin $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
The Hon Yvette D'Ath $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
Ms Annette Ellis $3,229.41 -  
Mr Michael Forshaw $716.65 -  
The Hon Peter Garrett AM $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Mrs Joanna Gash $0.00 $342.00 Ceased 5 Feb 14
Mr Steve Georganas $1,573.06 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
Mr Petro Georgiou AO $1,237.46 -  
Mr Steve Gibbons $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Ms Sharon Grierson $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Mr Barry Haase $2,175.38 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Mr Gary Humphries $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
Mr Steve Hutchins $2,509.86 -  
The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
The Hon Peter Lindsay $10,387.28 -  
Ms Kirsten Livermore $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Mr Geoff Lyons $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
Mrs Sophie Mirabella $1,543.25 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
The Hon John Murphy $2,616.58 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
Mr Robert Oakeshott $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Mr Kerry O'Brien $546.90 -  
Ms Janelle Saffin $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
Mr Alby Schultz $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Mr Patrick Secker $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
The Hon Sid Sidebottom $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
Ms Laura Smyth $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
Mr Mike Symon $1,090.56 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
Mr Craig Thomson $0.00 - Ceased 6 Mar 14
The Hon Judith Troeth AM $0.00 -  
Dr Mal Washer $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14
Mr Tony Windsor $0.00 - Ceased 5 Feb 14

Surviving Spouses or De Facto Partners of Former Prime Ministers

NameDomestic Scheduled Fares1Car Costs2Office Facilities3Office Administrative Costs4Telecommunication5Notes
Lady Nancy Gorton $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $170.80 $477.39  

Surviving Spouses or De Facto Partners of Life Gold Pass Holders

NameDomestic Scheduled Fares1Notes
Mrs Dorothy Archer $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Jill Barnard $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Claire Bowen $0.00 Ceased 1 Apr 14
Ms Sandra Colhoun $3,745.76 Ceased 13 May 14
Lady Mary Downer $1,524.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Elaine Edwards $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Patricia Fitzgerald $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Dawn Gietzelt $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Marian Harradine $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Martha Morrison $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Elizabeth Osborne $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Kathleen Parer $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Eileen Roberton $0.00 Ceased 13 May 14
Mrs Mary Wilson $2,474.86 Ceased 13 May 14

Explanatory Notes for Summary Document

1.  Domestic Scheduled Fares

Payments made for travel by former Parliamentarians via domestic scheduled services. This total also includes any refunds received. Travel undertaken but not paid for during the period will show in the relevant period in which the travel was paid.

2  Car Costs

Payments made for the following:

  • Private-Plated Vehicle (former Prime Ministers only): hire, insurance, maintenance costs and fuel costs of Commonwealth-leased private-plated vehicles; and
  • COMCAR (former Prime Ministers and surviving spouses or de-facto partners of Former Prime Ministers only): the cost of COMCAR trips billed within the period.
3.  Office Facilities#

(former Prime Ministers and surviving spouses or de-facto partners of Former Prime Ministers only)

Payments made for the following:

  • Property operating expenses: including lease, power, cleaning;
  • Office security;
  • Repairs and maintenance: of both property and its fixtures;
  • Telecommunications – purchases: the purchase of, servicing, repairs and maintenance of telecommunications; and
  • Office equipment: the purchase of office equipment.
4.   Office Fit Outs##

(former Prime Ministers only)

Payments made for office establishments, refurbishments and relocations.

5.  Office Administrative Costs

(former Prime Ministers only)

Payments made for the following:

  • Office consumables and services;
  • Publications; and
  • Printing and communications.
6.  Telecommunications

(former Prime Ministers and surviving spouses or de-facto partners of former Prime Ministers only)

Payments made for telecommunication usage costs (fixed and mobile).

7.  Family Travel Costs

(former Prime Ministers and Life Gold Pass holders only)

Payments made for the following:

  • Domestic Scheduled Fares; and
  • COMCAR.
8.  Travelling Allowance

(former Prime Ministers only)

Payments made to former Prime Ministers for overnight stays in locations other than their home base, when travelling in their capacity as a former Prime Minister.


#   Office Facilities appears as an aggregate cost only in the final report.
## Office Fit Outs appears as an aggregate cost only in the final report.


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