Night Vision Goggles Allowance - Co-Pilot - Other Than Aerial Application Operations

Award Definition

Air Pilots Award 2010 [MA000046]

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Applies from: 01/07/2023

Allowance Description

Where an employer requires the use of night vision goggles (NVG), pilots who have been trained in the use of NVG’s will be paid the NVG allowance as follows:


$ per annum

Single pilot command


Multi pilot command




What to pay

$4,950.82 per year


This allowance is based on performing a special duty or a certain area of responsibility

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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