First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

Horticulture Award 2010 [MA000028]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
An employee who has undertaken a first aid course and who is the holder of a current recognised first aid qualification such as a certificate from the St John Ambulance or similar body must be paid an allowance of $11.20 per week if they are appointed by the employer to perform first aid duty.

What to pay

$0.29 per hour


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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