NT Government boards and committees

Government boards and committees:

  • play an important role in good governance
  • provide governments with independent and expert governance and advice
  • are an effective link between government and the community.

Following the release of CHO Directions 55 of 2021 (or as amended from time to time) members will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination status if appointed to an NTG board or committee.

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Legislation and administration

Northern Territory Government (NTG) boards and committees are established:

  • under an Act of Parliament,
  • by a decision of Government, or
  • by an individual Minister.

Remuneration and other entitlements for members of statutory bodies are governed by the Assembly Members and Statutory Officers (Remuneration and Other Entitlements) Act 2006.

Classification and remuneration

Section 12(1) of the Act requires the publishing of the following documents.

They include:

  • a list of NTG statutory bodies classified for remuneration purposes
  • the classification structure that sets remuneration and other entitlements for statutory bodies
  • remuneration determinations approved by the Administrator.

Resources

Expression of Interest - NTG boards and committees

The NTG encourages expressions of interest for those interested in serving on NTG boards and committees.

Register your interest.

Resources

Contact

For more information contact:

Board Remuneration Officer
Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet
Phone: 08 8999 7865

boardremuneration@nt.gov.au

The Remuneration Tribunal is an independent statutory body that undertakes inquiries into the remuneration and entitlements of key Northern Territory (NT) office holders.

The Tribunal’s reports and determinations are tabled in the NT Legislative Assembly.

The Tribunal does not have a role in setting salaries for NT Supreme Court Judges, as these are linked to Federal Court Judge salaries.

Inquiries

Annual Inquiry – entitlements of Assembly members

The Remuneration Tribunal has finalised its inquiry into the entitlements of Members of the Legislative Assembly for 2021.

The Report and Determination were tabled in the Legislative Assembly on 30 November 2021.

Annual Inquiry – entitlements of Local Court Judges

The Remuneration Tribunal has finalised its inquiry into the entitlements of Local Court Judges for 2021.

The Report and Determination were tabled in the Legislative Assembly on 1 December 2021.

Submissions can be made by emailing NTRemunerationtribunal@nt.gov.au or contacting the Assistant to the Tribunal on 08 8999 6949 to arrange a time to meet with the Tribunal.

Membership

  • Chairperson: Mr Michael Martin OAM
  • Member: The Hon Sydney Stirling
  • Member: Mr Gary Higgins

Contact

Assistant to the Tribunal
GPO Box 4396
Darwin NT 0801

Phone: 08 8999 6949

NTRemunerationtribunal@nt.gov.au;;

The Tribunal is an independent statutory body that undertakes inquiries into the entitlements of key NT office holders.

Tribunal reports, recommendations and determinations

Assembly Members

Magistrates / Local Court Judges

Judges

Others

* Parts of Determination No. 1 of 2005 (Magistrates) was disallowed by the Legislative Assembly on 13 October 2005. The effect of the disallowance action was that the daily rate of travelling allowance for Brisbane and Perth continued at $360, not $325 as determined, and the rate for lunch in places other than a Capital City in Table 3 continued at $25, not $19 as determined.

** Clause 7 of Report and Determination No. 1 of 2006 Ministers and Members of the Legislative Assembly was disallowed by the Legislative Assembly on 21 February 2007.


Last updated: 16 April 2021

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