Excursions Allowance - Overnight stay

Award Definition

Labour Market Assistance Industry Award 2010 [MA000099]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Where an employee is required to supervise clients in excursion activities involving overnight stays away from home,the employee will be entitled to payment of a sleepover allowance of $72.21 for every night. This allowance is paid in addition to the employee’s ordinary rate of pay which is inclusive of any penalties or loadings.

What to pay

$72.21 per night spent away from home on excursion


This is a type of expense allowance where we would expect the employee to claim a deduction for this in their tax return

Should you withhold tax?

Do not withhold from this allowancd

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance should not form 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?

Show the allowance separately in the allowance box

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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