Delayed Due To Breakdown Or Impassable Highway Allowance - Grade 4

Award Definition

Road Transport (Long Distance Operations) Award 2010 [MA000039]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

An employee must be paid for all time up to a maximum of 8 hours in any period of 24 hours at the rate prescribed by clause 16.1 where a long distance operation is delayed because of breakdowns or impassable highways. Provided that the employee must take all reasonable steps to minimise the period of delay.

What to pay

$24.38 per hour for a maximum of 8 hours per 24 hour period


This isn't technically an allowance, more a payment for hours worked

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from these payments

Should super be paid on this allowance?

Include super to the extent that it is within ordinary hours

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 as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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