The core functions of the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (IPEA) are to audit and report on parliamentarians’ work expenses. It will also provide advice, monitor and administer claims for travel expenses and allowances by parliamentarians and their employees, ensuring that taxpayers' funds are spent appropriately and in compliance with the relevant principles and regulations. From 1 July 2017, the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority has been established as a Commonwealth statutory authority.
Type of Body
A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority Act 2017
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
PS Act Body
Yes - Statutory Agency