Boiler House Allowance

Award Definition

Vehicle Manufacturing, Repair, Services and Retail Award 2010 [MA000089]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
An allowance of $1.37 per hour is payable to an employee engaged in a boiler house inside the gas or water space of any boiler,flue or economiser in cleaning or scraping work. This allowance shall not be payable where,by agreement between the employer and employee,the employer provides the employee with overalls that are acceptable to the employee.

What to pay

$1.37 per hour


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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