Cyclone Shipkeeping Allowance - Harbour Towage Operations

Award Definition

Marine Towage Award 2010 [MA000050]

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Allowance Description
Cyclone (shipkeeping) allowance For each hour (including during Saturdays,Sundays and public holidays) on which an employee is on board a tug in port and available for the performance of any duty during a cyclone or cyclone alert an employee will be paid an allowance equal to 1.96% of the standard rate.

What to pay

$16.85 per hour


This allowance is based on a working condition or a disability as part of working a shift.

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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