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Salaries of top bureaucrats soar

AAP logoAAP 23/08/2016

The pay-packets of top public servants have ballooned since the global financial crisis, with some nearing $1 million.

The analysis of Remuneration Tribunal decisions, reported by News Corp on Wednesday, shows cumulative salary rises over the past decade reaching almost 70 per cent.

Head of the prime minister's department Martin Parkinson earns $861,700 - up from the position's $504,900 salary in 2006.

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