Cold Work Allowance - Building Services Staff, Maintenance Staff (Carpenters, Joiners And Painters) And Trades Staff

Award Definition

Higher Education Industry - General Staff - Award 2010 [MA000007]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Allowance Staff Category Rate Cold work Building services staff;maintenance staff (inclusive only of carpenters,joiners and painters);and trades staff 0.06% of SR per hour 20 min rest period (every two hours)

What to pay

$0.57 per hour


This allowance is based on a working condition or a disability as part of working a shift.

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from this allowance

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance forms part of ordinary times earnings

Should payroll tax be paid on this allowance?

Include this allowance for payroll tax purposes

How is it treated on the payment summary?

Include this allowance as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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