Dust Mask Allowance (Other Than Sterile Areas)

Award Definition

Pharmaceutical Industry Award 2010 [MA000069]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
An allowance of $2.66 per day or part of a day must be paid to an employee while the employee is required to work in areas, other than sterile areas,which require the continued wearing of a dust mask.

What to pay

$2.66 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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