Excess Travelling Time - Travel To Or From A Starting Or Finishing Point Other Than Regular Start Or Finish Point

Award Definition

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

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
An employee required to use their own vehicle to travel to or from a starting or finishing point other than their regular starting or finishing point will be paid for the distance and time in excess of the distance or time involved in getting to their normal starting or finishing point,$0.78 per kilometre for the excess distance travelled and will be paid at their minimum weekly rate for the excess time occupied in travelling with a minimum of half an hour and a maximum of one hour.

What to pay

payment at the minimum hourly rate of pay for excess travel time, with payment for at least 30 minutes and not more than 1 hour


This is a type of expense allowance where we would expect the employee to claim a deduction for this in their tax return

Should you withhold tax?

Do not withhold from this allowancd

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance should not form 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?

Show the allowance separately in the allowance box

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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