Boiler Cleaning Allowance - Engine Drivers

Award Definition

Sugar Industry Award 2010 [MA000087]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Boiler cleaning—engine driver An engine driver engaged inside the gas or water space of any boiler,flue or economiser,in cleaning or scraping work must be paid 8.2% of the standard rate per hour extra while so employed,instead of the special rates for hot places,wet places,confined spaces,dirty work and boiler repairs.

What to pay

$2.03 per hour for each hour cleaning boilers


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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