First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

Banking, Finance and Insurance Award 2010 [MA000019]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Where an employer is required by legislation to appoint an accredited first aid officer to perform first aid duties, an employee appointed as a first aid officer must be paid $16.55 per week for full-time employees and a pro-rata amount for part-time employees.

What to pay

$0.44 per hour up to a maximum of $16.55 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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