Height Allowance - 15 - 50M

Award Definition

Broadcasting, Recorded Entertainment and Cinemas Award 2010 [MA000091]

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Applies from: 01/07/2023

Allowance Description

Employees engaged in work which the employer reasonably considers is work for which height money should be paid will be paid the following rates:



$ per shift

15 metres to 50 metres


51 metres to 90 metres


Over 90 metres



What to pay

$9.25 per shift


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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