First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

Gas Industry Award 2010 [MA000061]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

A first aid allowance of $18.82 per week must be paid where an employee:

  • holds a current first aid certificate; and

  • is appointed by the employer as a first-aid  attendant.

What to pay

$0.50 per hour up to a maximum of $18.82 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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