Broken Shift Allowance

Award Definition

Cleaning Services Award 2010 [MA000022]

Back to search

Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
The employer of an employee who works a broken shift must pay the employee a broken shift allowance of $3.96 for the day. The maximum allowance payable is $19.81 per week.

What to pay

$3.96 per day, up to a maximum of $19.81 per week


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?


Ready to have a 30 minute consultation?

One of our payroll experts will be in touch within one business day