Multiple Tow Allowance - Tug And Barge Operations - Master And Chief Engineer

Award Definition

Marine Towage Award 2010 [MA000050]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

The following allowances will be paid where a vessel engages in a multiple tow for each day the vessel is at sea, in port or anchored from the time the tow is assigned until the time the vessel is berthed at its final destination.


$ per day

Engineer, Mate and General Purpose Rating


Master and Chief Engineer


What to pay

$103.00 per day


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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