Accommodation And Meals Allowance On Layover - Employer Only Provides Accommodation

Award Definition

Aircraft Cabin Crew Award 2010 [MA000047]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

Where a regional cabin crew member commences a tour of duty from a layover port,which involves duty in excess of 30 minutes in a meal period,as specified below,they must be provided with a meal or paid the appropriate meal allowance.


Meal period

Time period





0630 to 0800 hours



1200 to 1330 hours



1800 to 2000 hours


What to pay

$22.92 for breakfast, $26.42 for lunch and $59.65 for dinner as required


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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