First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

Corrections and Detention (Private Sector) Award 2010 [MA000110]

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Allowance Description
A first aid allowance is payable to an employee where an employee holds a Senior First Aid Certificate (also known as Apply First Aid or Workplace Level 2) and is designated by the employer to act as a First Aid Officer. The first aid allowance payable to an employee while designated as a First Aid Officer is 0.46% of the standard rate per shift (to a total of 1.98% of the standard rate per week)

What to pay

$3.84 per shift up to a maximum of $16.55 per week


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?


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