First Aid Allowance - Level 1 Or Level 2 Classification Not Employed In Outof-School Hours Care

Award Definition

Children's Services Award 2010 [MA000120]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

Where an employee classified below Level 3 is required by the employer to administer first aid to children within the employee’s care and the employee holds a current recognized first aid qualification such as a certificate from the St John Ambulance, the Australian Red Cross or a similar body they will be paid an allowance of $10.16 per day. 

Where an employee is required by an employer to act as a first aid officer and they do not have current qualifications, the employer must pay the costs of any required training.

What to pay

$10.16 per day


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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