Breakdown Of Machinery Allowance - Not Found - Crutchers, Shearers, Learner Shearers & Piecework Woolpressers

Award Definition

Pastoral Award 2010 [MA000035]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Where a Shearer or Crutcher or a piecework Woolpresser is stopped from working through a breakage or failure of machinery, except from any cause over which the employer has no control, and the total period of all such stoppages which occur in any one week exceeds two hours working time, the employer will pay to the employee an allowance at the rate of $203.36 per day in the case of not found employees, for every day or part of a day beyond two hours of working time in any one week as long as there are sheep fit to shear.

What to pay

$203.36 per day


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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