First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

Cotton Ginning Award 2010 [MA000024]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
An employee who has been trained to provide first aid and who is the current holder of appropriate first aid qualifications such as a certificate from the St John Ambulance or similar body must be paid an additional amount of $17.00 per week if appointed by their employer to perform first aid duty.

What to pay

$0.45 per hour up to a maximum of $17.00 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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