First Aid Allowance


Award Definition

Port Authorities Award 2010 [MA000051]

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Allowance Description
An employee who has been trained to render first aid and who is the current holder of appropriate first aid qualifications such as a certificate from the St John Ambulance or similar body must be paid a weekly allowance of 1.8% of the standard rate if appointed by the employer as a first aid officer.

What to pay

$0.42 per hour up to a maximum of $15.80 per week

Notes

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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