Based on what you've told us, it looks like you're covered by the Restaurant Industry Award [MA000119].
Juniors, unless they are trade qualified, get paid a percentage of the relevant adult pay rate in the Restaurant Industry Award. Trade qualified junior employees must receive the adult rate of pay.
Use our Pay Calculator to calculate junior pay rates.
Special rates for working around alcohol
Juniors who sell or serve alcohol, including as a part of their general waiting duties, have to be paid the adult rate for their classification regardless of their age.
Age restrictions when serving alcohol
There are rules about at what age juniors can start serving alcohol.
Contact the liquor licensing authority in your state or territory:
To find out more about who this award applies to, go to the Restaurant Award summary.
Restaurant Industry Award resources
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Source reference: Restaurant Industry Award [MA000119] clause 13 and 18.2