Broken Shift Allowance

Award Definition

Security Services Industry Award 2010 [MA000016]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

The employer of an employee who is required to work a rostered shift in 2 periods of duty (excluding rest breaks) must pay the employee a broken shift allowance of $14.71 per rostered shift.

What to pay

$14.71 per broken shift


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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