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Determination increases Coroner salaries by 1.7%

18 July 2017

The Remuneration Authority has made the Coroners (Salaries and Superannuation) Determination 2017, setting and salaries and superannuation rights of coroners and a Chief Coroner who is not a Judge.

The determination, which was notified in the Gazette on 13 July 2017, is deemed to have come into force on 1 January 2017 and expires on 31 December 2017.

It sets the annual salary payable to a coroner at $269,200 and the salary payable to a Chief Coroner who is not a Judge at $344,900. This is an increase of 1.7% from the 2016 Determination which has been revoked.

Each coroner and the Chief Coroner are also paid a taxable National Duty Coroner allowance of $10,400/annum in recognition of the fact that all coroners and the Chief Coroner are, from time to time, rostered to act as National Duty Coroner.

Last updated on the 16th September 2019