Farmers Own Bags Allowance - Working With Artificial Fertilizers, Chemicals, Alkalis And All Processes Involving Chemical Synthesis - Chemical/Fertilizer Production Worker - Loading Single-Handling Into Railway Or Other Trucks, Fertilizing Materials In Farmers' Own Bags

Award Definition

Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award 2010 [MA000010]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

An employee who both performs work in respect of artificial fertilizers, chemicals, alkalis and all processes involving chemical synthesis and is a chemical/fertilizer production worker must be paid the following form:



$ per day

Sorting, branding, bagging, dumping, sewing or trucking, fertilizing materials in farmers' own bags


Loading double-handling into railway or other trucks, fertilizing materials in farmers' own bags


Loading single-handling into railway or other trucks, fertilizing materials in farmers' own bags




What to pay

$0.20 per hour up to a maximum of $1.54 per day


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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