Dangerous Goods Allowance - Bulk Goods

Award Definition

Road Transport and Distribution Award 2010 [MA000038]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
A driver engaged in the transport of bulk dangerous goods or carting explosives by public road,in conformity with the Australian Code for the Transport of Explosives by Road and Rail,must receive an allowance of $21.07 per day. Bulk dangerous goods are those goods defined as such in the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail as amended from time to time.

What to pay

$21.07 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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