On Call Allowance - Sunday Or Public Holiday

Award Definition

Local Government Industry Award 2010 [MA000112]

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Applies from: 01/07/2023

Allowance Description

An employee who is on-call in accordance with clause 21.6 will be paid an on-call allowance as follows:

  • Monday to Friday, inclusive—$26.18 per day;

  • Saturday—$39.27 per day; or

  • Sunday or a public holiday—$52.36 per day.

What to pay

$52.36 per day


This is a type of on-call allowance. You will need to determine if this is part of the employee's ordinary hours or not to determine how to treat it.

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from this allowance

Should super be paid on this allowance?

If this is part of ordinary hours, it should be included in ordinary times earnings. If it is outside of ordinary hours, it should not be 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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