Cold Work Allowance -15.6°C To -18.0°C

Award Definition

Poultry Processing Award 2010 [MA000074]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

A cold work allowance is payable to an employee working for more than one hour in a place where the temperature is reduced by artificial means as follows:


$ per hour or part thereof

From -15.6°C to -18.0°C


-18.0°C to -23.3°C


Less than -23.3°C



What to pay

$0.84 per hour or part thereof


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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