Diving Allowance - Life Support Technicians

Award Definition

Professional Diving Industry (Industrial) Award 2010 [MA000108]

Back to search

Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Diving Superintendents,Diving Supervisors and Supervisors (ADS Operations) will receive 20% and Life Support Technicians will receive 15% of the average diving allowance paid to Divers or Operators (ADS Operations) under their control. Average diving allowance will be calculated daily by dividing the total diving allowance earned in each day or part thereof by Divers or Operators (ADS Operations) under the control of a Diving Superintendent,Diving Supervisor or Supervisor (ADS Operations) by the number of Divers or Operators (ADS Operations) who earned a diving allowance in that day. (ii) Surface oriented dives made in conjunction with saturation diving operations must be calculated separately for the purpose of calculating the average diving allowance.

What to pay

15% of the average diving allowance paid to Divers or Operators (ADS operations) under the employee's supervision


This allowance is based on the employee holding a relevant qualification

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?


Ready to have a 30 minute consultation?

One of our payroll experts will be in touch within one business day