This section deals with allowances, overtime, when to pay wages, rules about deductions from employee wages and other common questions asked about pay.

You can also access Pay and Conditions Guides for your industry. Pay and Conditions Guides provide a summary of pay and conditions under your modern and pre-modern award. They also deal with frequency of payment provisions and provide a basic guide to working out penalty rates from 1 July 2010.

To calculate minimum wages and penalties for your employees, you can access our pay tools, including PayCheck Plus, at Finding the right pay.

To find rates of pay for apprentices and trainees, visit the apprentice and trainee pay page.

Note: If your business is not a constitutional corporation, such as Pty Ltd or Inc, in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia or Tasmania different transitional provisions may apply to you. Contact us for more information.

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Page last updated: 17 Sep 2010