How many staff does a normal senator/member have in their office?

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Senators and members of the House of Representatives are able to employ staff to help them with their parliamentary and electorate duties under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984.

Under this Act, senators and members can employ up to 4 full-time electorate officers. Members with a second electorate office are able to employ a fifth full-time electorate officer. The Prime Minister can also approve additional positions.