Local Authority Allowances are established by the Minister for Local Government. On the 29 January 2016, the Minister set the allowances for Local Authorities based on revenue units as follows:
- Chair, if eligible, 143 revenue units
- other eligible members 107 revenue units.
The Department of Treasury and Finance has established the revenue unit for the period 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017 at $1.15 per unit (rounded to the nearest dollar).
Base Allowance per meeting
Scheduled 5 meetings per year