Information on the current salary for the Governor-General is in the following determination:
In 2023, the Authority completed a comprehensive review of its approach to determining the salary of the Governor-General.
Information on the current allowance for the Governor-General which is set under section 6 of the Governor-General Act 2010 is contained in the following order:
The Governor-General Act 2010 provides that:
The Authority sets the salary of the Governor-General on the basis of the criteria in the Remuneration Authority Act.
For more background see the Law Commission’s Review Report on the Civil List Act 1979 the Governor-General, which was published on 17 December 2009.