Victorian politicians get a pay rise
Victorian politicians have been handed a pay rise.
Daniel Andrews will become the highest paid Premier in Australia, with his salary to bump up to $441,439 a year.
It’s pay increase of 11.8 per cent.
The Deputy Leader, Leader of the Opposition and Members of Cabinet have also received an 11.8 per cent increase.
Backbenchers were given a 3.5 per cent pay rise, now earning $182,413 a year.
The decision to give the politicians a pay rise was made by an independent tribunal.