Camping Out Allowance - Off-Shore Helicopter Operations

Award Definition

Air Pilots Award 2010 [MA000046]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Where a pilot is required to camp out in the course of their duties an allowance,additional to the allowance prescribed in clause E.6.4(a) will be paid at the rate of $34.84 per night,provided camping equipment of first class standard will be supplied and all messing and other arrangements will be organised by the employer.

What to pay

$34.84 per night


This is a type of expense allowance where we would expect the employee to claim a deduction for this in their tax return

Should you withhold tax?

Do not withhold from this allowancd

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance should not form 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?

Show the allowance separately in the allowance box

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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