Review of Setting Remuneration and Allowances for Local Government Elected Members

The Remuneration Authority (the Authority) is reviewing its approach to determining the remuneration and allowances for local government elected members. During the past two years the Authority has consulted extensively with a wide range of stakeholders.

As a result of the review, the Authority addressed the allowances and expense reimbursement available to elected members in its 2017 local government elected members determination. Significant changes will be introduced following the 2019 local government elections, with some adjustments prior to that in the 2018/19 determination and the 2019/20 determination.

The following documents provide information on the review: