Asbestos Eradication Allowance

Award Definition

Plumbing and Fire Sprinklers Award 2010 [MA000036]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Employees engaged in work involving the removal or any other method of neutralisation of any material which consists of or contains asbestos,must be paid an additional $2.67 per hour worked instead of the special rates prescribed in clause 21.6,with the exception of clauses 21.6(f) and 21.6(k).

What to pay

$2.67 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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