Diving Allowance - Ads Operations

Award Definition

Professional Diving Industry (Industrial) Award 2010 [MA000108]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

A Senior Operator (OMB Operations) and Operator (ADS Operations) will be paid a diving allowance of $2.15 per metre or $0.65 per foot.

●A minimum of $162.50 will be paid (calculated as 250 times the diving allowance per foot).

●The allowance will be payable only once in respect of dives commenced within a 12 hour period.

What to pay

$2.15 per metre or $0.65 per foot, or equivalent pressure, with a minimum payment of $162.50 per 12 hour period


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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