Stay up-to-date with workplace law changes

Annual Wage Review – 1 November 2021 changes

From 1 November 2021, minimum wages in 21 awards will increase. We’ll update our pay tools with these new rates soon. See our Annual Wage Review 2021 page for more information.

It’s important to stay up-to-date with changes to workplace laws. Knowing which pay rates and entitlements apply to you or your employees is one of the easiest ways to prevent problems from happening.

Minimum pay rates are reviewed and usually change once a year. The Fair Work Commission can vary awards at any time. We can let you know when these changes happen.

Minimum wage changes

Each year, the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) reviews the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and minimum pay rates under awards. This is known as the Annual Wage Review.

It can result in the Commission increasing the NMW and minimum pay rates under awards.

Most changes begin on the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July. You can use our Pay Calculator to check your entitlements.

We can also email you when major changes occur. Stay up-to-date with wage changes by subscribing to email updates.

My account

My account is our online portal that enables you to access personalised workplace information and advice. Pay and conditions can be different for each workplace and each job.

By registering for My account, you provide us with the information we need to give you accurate information and advice for your situation. You can also save information you may need for later.

With My account, you can:

  • save personalised pay, shift, leave, and notice and redundancy calculations from our Pay and Conditions Tool
  • save online learning courses and download certificates
  • keep up-to-date with industry and award changes
  • ask for our help with a workplace issue.

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