Visual Display Terminal Allowance - Newspaper Offices (Not 1St And 2Nd Year Apprentices)

Award Definition

Graphic Arts, Printing and Publishing Award 2010 [MA000026]

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Allowance Description
An allowance of 5% of the standard weekly rate per week is payable to an employee employed in a non-daily newspaper office or daily newspaper office who operates a visual display terminal. To be paid the allowance,an employee will be trained and/or have been engaged on a visual display terminal in production on a fully integrated online front end system for advertising and/or editorial input. Apprentices will only be paid the allowance from the commencement of the third year of apprenticeship where the apprentice is engaged in production.

What to pay

$1.15 per hour


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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