First Aid Allowance - Not Grade 3 Employee With Primary Function Of First Aid

Award Definition

Stevedoring Industry Award 2010 [MA000053]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

An employee who has been trained to provide 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 will be paid an allowance of $19.02 per week if required by their employer to perform first aid duties. This allowance will not be payable to an employee who is classified as a stevedoring employee Grade 3 who performs first aid duties as a primary function.

What to pay

$0.54 per hour up to a maximum of $19.02 per week


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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