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 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.
|Start or finish on the job using own vehicle||yes||yes|
|Start or finish on the job using public transport||yes||yes|
|Start or finish on the job provided with transport||yes||no|
|Start and finish at the workshop||yes||no|
|Apprentices attending trade school||yes||yes|
|Amount (per week)|
|Redundancy||$81.00 (less $1.04 apprentice levy)|
Initial payment from the default Incolink Severance/Redundancy Account increases to $5,637.00 (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 (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|
|Meal allowance||$20.70 per meal|
|First aid||$3.19 per day|
|Demolition allowance (after 1 October 2019)||$7.10 per hour|