The Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Trust (the Trust) was established by section 5 of the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948 (the Act). The Act provides a contributory superannuation scheme for all parliamentarians who entered Parliament before 9 October 2004. The Trust has responsibility for matters where discretion has been given under the Act. The Trust consists of five trustees - the Minister for Finance (or a Minister authorised by the Minister for Finance) who is the presiding trustee, plus two Senators and two Members of the House of Representatives appointed by their respective Houses.
Type of Body
J. Joint Ventures, Partnerships and Interests in Other Companies
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948, section 5
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
To be confirmed
To be confirmed ACT