Excess Travelling Time Allowance

Award Definition

Broadcasting, Recorded Entertainment and Cinemas Award 2010 [MA000091]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Where an employee is normally employed at the studios or at the transmitter and is required to perform temporary duties at a place not being their normal place of duty, the employee will be paid an allowance equal to the normal rate of pay for all excess time spent travelling to and from their normal place of duty from the time of commencing or ceasing their rostered hours.

What to pay

payment at the normal rate of pay for time spent travelling between the normal place of duty and the other location


This isn't technically an allowance, more a payment for hours worked

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from these payments

Should super be paid on this allowance?

Include super to the extent that it is within ordinary hours

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 as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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