First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

Racing Clubs Events Award 2010 [MA000013]

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Applies from: 01/07/2023

Allowance Description

An employee will be paid an allowance of $19.90 per week or $0.52 per hour if they:

(i) hold a first aid qualification from the St John Ambulance or a similar body; and

(ii) are appointed by the employer to perform first aid duty.

What to pay

$0.52 per hour up to a maximum of $19.90 per week


This allowance is based on the employee holding a relevant qualification

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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