Loading And Unloading Vessels Allowance - Transporting Passengers And Cargo Between The Mainland And Island Resorts - Not Day Cruise - Per Week Of 5 Working Days Or Less

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 including barges and landing craft transporting passengers and cargo including fuel and or water and roll on/roll off cargoes between the mainland and island resorts:

●$5.70 per day for the first 5 days;and

●$5.79 per day thereafter.

What to pay

$5.70 per day


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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