Hot Work Allowance: 40°C- 46°C (Employed At Current Workplace Before 8 August 1991)

Award Definition

Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 [MA000100]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

The following amounts will be paid to employees employed at their current place of work prior to 8 August 1991, in the prescribed circumstances in addition to any other amounts specified elsewhere in this award. Where an employee works for more than one hour in the shade in places where the temperature is raised by artificial means and: exceeds 40 degrees Celsius but does not exceed 46 degrees Celsius—0.05% of the standard rate per hour or part thereof.


What to pay

$0.54 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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