Wage rates & Site allowances

Wage rates and allowances apply from 1st March 2019.  Site Allowances apply from 1st October 2019.

Wage rates from 1st March 2018

Site allowances from 1st October 2019

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 present 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
Annual leavenono
Public holidaysnono
Sick leavenono
Apprentices attending trade school

Incolink (Redundancy)

 Amount (per week)
Redundancy$81.00 (less $1.04 apprentice levy)
Training levy $32.01

Initial payment from the default Incolink Severance/Redundancy Account increases to $5,637.00 (Default Fund)

Tax Rates:

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 (1st March 2019)

Living away from home 
Single style accommodation provided$41.40 per day
+2 meals a day 
Accommodation not provided$179.40 per day
Miscellaneous allowances 
Meal allowance$20.70 per meal
First aid$3.19 per day
Demolition allowance (after 1 October 2019)$7.10 per hour