First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

Airport Employees Award 2010 [MA000049]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

If an employee is appointed by their employer to perform first aid duty and holds a current first aid qualification from St John Ambulance or a similar body,the employee is entitled to an allowance at the rate of $18.04 per week.

What to pay

$0.47 per hour and a maximum of $18.04 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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