Loading And Unloading Vessels Allowance - More Than 6 Nights Overnight Cruises

Award Definition

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

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
An employee directed by the employer to load or discharge cargo including personal belongings of passengers,foodstuffs,beverages,or laundry,will be paid allowances as set out below when so engaged -on vessels engaged in overnight cruises over 6 nights –$28.49 per trip.

What to pay

$28.49 per trip


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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