First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

Local Government Industry Award 2010 [MA000112]

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Allowance Description
Where an employee who holds an appropriate first aid qualification is appointed by the employer to perform first aid duty,such an employee will be paid an additional weekly allowance of 70% of the standard hourly rate.

What to pay

$0.43 per hour, up to a maximum of $16.16 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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