Asbestos Eradication Allowance

Award Definition

Building and Construction General On-site Award 2010 [MA000020]

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Allowance Description
Asbestos eradication Employees engaged in the process of asbestos eradication (defined as work on or about buildings involving the removal or any other method of neutralisation of any materials which consist of or contain asbestos) on the performance of work within the scope of this award,must receive an additional 10.8% of the hourly standard rate per hour worked,but will not be paid special rates prescribed in this clause with the exception of: ●clause 22.2(b)—Hot work; ●clause 22.2(c)—Cold work; ●clause 22.2(e)—Swing scaffold; ●clause 22.3(d)—Plaster or composition spray; ●clause 22.3(h)—Second-hand timber;and ●clause 22.2(n)—Acid work.

What to pay

$2.45 per hour


This allowance is based on performing a special duty or a certain area of responsibility

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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