Adverse Working Conditions Allowance Level 1 - Working Outdoors Or In Moderately Obnoxious, Offensive Or Dirty Working Conditions - Operational And Trade Employees In Level 1 To Level 5 Classifications

Award Definition

Water Industry Award 2010 [MA000113]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Adverse working conditions definitions Level 1 working conditions The Level 1 working conditions allowance compensates for all adverse conditions associated with working outdoors and/or for moderately obnoxious,offensive or dirty working conditions including: ●working in confined or cramped spaces; ●working in wet places (other than places wet by sewerage) including standing in water; ●working in hot places where temperatures are artificially raised above 45 degrees Celsius; ●working in dusty,muddy or dirty conditions; ●cleaning of toilets; ●operating mechanical and pneumatic equipment;or ●handling or use of herbicides,insecticides and/or other poisonous or toxic substances.

What to pay

$0.87 per hour


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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