Wage rates & Site allowances

Wage rates apply from 1 March 2017.  Site Allowances apply from 1st October 2016.

Entitlements to fares and travel allowances

Employees will be paid travel time allowances as described in the table below for each day on which they represent themselves for work.

Travel timeFares
Start or finish on the job using own vehicleyesyes
Start or finish on the job using public transportyesyes
Start or finish on the job provided with transportyesno
Start and finish at the workshopyesno
RDO'syesyes
Annual leavenono
Public holidaysnono
Sick leavenono
Apprentices attending trade school
yesyes

Incolink (Redundancy)

Amount (per week)
Redundancy$76.35
IPT$19.05
PSL$1.54
Training levy$26.19 (incl. GST)

Initial payment from the Incolink Severance/Redundancy Account increases to $5,239.00 (Default Fund)

Under 55 years of age taxed at 30%

55 and over taxed at 15%

Workers can select to have their Redundancy funds held in a Genuine Redundancy Account. Worker's will be eligible to claim funds at nil or reduced tax, on being made genuinely redundant. The entire balance will be paid out when a genuine redundancy claim is made. To find out more, contact Incolink.

Apprentices may be able to make a claim if they have been made redundant due to the lack of work and have been working on a construction site.

CoINVEST (Long service leave)

How much money do I get?

You are paid at your normal gross weekly rate of pay, including all site allowances but excluding travel, fares, overtime and leave loading.

After 7 years = 9.1 weeks

10 years = 13 weeks on full pay

Does it cost me? No, your employer pays for you. To find out more, contact CoINVEST

Other allowances

Living away from home
Single style accommodation provided$38.88 per day
+2 meals a day
Accommodation not provided$168.48 per day
Miscellaneous allowances
Meal allowance$19.44 per meal
First aid$2.99 per day
Major demolition works$6.20 per hour