First Aid Allowance

Award Definition

State Government Agencies Award 2010 [MA000121]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description

An allowance of $661.77 per annum must be paid by the employer to a nominated employee who holds a first aid certificate issued by the St John Ambulance Association or equivalent.

What to pay

$0.33 per hour up to a maximum of $661.77 per annum


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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