Dirty Work Allowance Working Alongside Vessels In Discharging Alumina, Petroleum, Coke, Sulphur, Anhydrous Ammonia And All Phosphates

Award Definition

Ports, Harbours and Enclosed Water Vessels Award 2010 [MA000052]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Provided that,instead of the above allowance,for all work an employee is required to perform alongside vessels in discharging alumina,petroleum,coke,sulphur,anhydrous ammonia and all phosphates,the employee will be paid an allowance of $1.79 per hour. The employee will be eligible for this payment from the time the barge ties up to the vessel until the time it returns to its berth at the completion of the bunker.

What to pay

$1.79 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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