Revelations include that Pauline Hanson charged taxpayers for trip to Norfolk Island, which party says was later repaid

Federal parliamentarians will get a pay rise of 2% from next week at the same time as a tax cut for high-income earners kicks in with the abolition of the deficit levy.

The remuneration tribunal said on Thursday it had made a determination to boost remuneration by 2% for public offices in its jurisdiction with effect from 1 July 2017. The ruling, which will be controversial during a time of low wages growth, follows a 2.4% increase granted in July 2013 and a further 2% in January 2016.

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