First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

Road Transport and Distribution Award 2010 [MA000038]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
An employee holding a current first aid qualification from St John Ambulance or similar body,who is appointed by the employer to perform first aid duty must be paid $13.59 in addition to wages for any week so appointed. The employer will reimburse the cost of fees for any courses necessary for any employee covered by clause 19.3(g) to obtain and maintain the appropriate first aid qualification.

What to pay

$0.36 per hour up to a maximum of $13.59 per week


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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