Christmas Island Administration Enterprise Award 2016

Christmas Island Administration Enterprise Award 2016

This Fair Work Commission consolidated modern award incorporates all amendments up to and including 20 June 2019 (PR704125,PR707592,PR707807,PR709080).

Clause(s) affected by the most recent variation(s):

Table of Contents

Part 1—Application and Operation

1. Title and commencement

2. The National Employment Standards and this award

3. Coverage

4. Award flexibility

5. Facilitative provisions

Part 2—Types of Employment and Classifications

6. Types of employment

7. Classifications

Part 3—Hours of Work

8. Hours of work and rostering

9. Breaks

Part 4—Wages and Allowances

10. Minimum Wages

11. Allowances

12. Superannuation

Part 5—Penalties and Overtime

13. Penalty rates –shiftworkers

14. Overtime

Part 6—Leave,Public Holidays and other entitlements

15. Annual leave

16. Personal/carers’leave and compassionate leave

17. Public holidays

18. Community service leave

19. Parental leave

20. Termination of employment

21. Redundancy

Part 7—Consultation and Dispute Resolution

22. Consultation regarding major workplace change

23. Dispute resolution

Schedule A—Classification Definitions

Schedule B—Summary of hourly rates of pay

Schedule C—Summary of Monetary Allowances

Schedule D—Supported Wage System

Schedule E—National Training Wage

Schedule F—Definitions

Part 1—Application and Operation

1. Title and commencement

2. The National Employment Standards and this award

3. Coverage

4. Award flexibility

5. Facilitative provisions

1. Title and commencement

1.1 This award is the Christmas Island Administration Enterprise Award 2016.

1.2 This award commences on 23 May 2016.

1.3 This award supersedes the Christmas Island Administration Award 2003. The replacement of the predecessor award by this award does not affect any right or liability that a person acquired,accrued or incurred under the predecessor award.

1.4 Schedule F—Definitions sets out definitions that apply in this award.

1.5 The monetary obligations imposed on the employer by this award may be absorbed into overaward payments. Nothing in this award requires an employer to maintain or increase any overaward payment.

1.6 The making of this award is not intended to result in a reduction in the take-home pay of employees covered by the award. On application by or on behalf of an employee who suffers a reduction in take-home pay as a result of the making of this award or the operation of any transitional arrangements,the Fair Work Commission may make any order it considers appropriate to remedy the situation.

2. The National Employment Standards and this award

2.1 The National Employment Standards (NES) and entitlements in this award contain the minimum conditions of employment for employees covered by this award.

2.2 The employer must ensure that copies of this award and the NES are available to all employees to whom they apply.

2.3 Where this award refers to a condition of employment provided for in the NES,the NES definition applies.

3. Coverage

3.1 Enterprise

      The enterprise to which this modern award relates is the enterprise that constitutes the Indian Ocean Territories Administration,established to administer the Minister’s responsibilities on Christmas Island.

3.2 Employer

      This enterprise award covers the Minister for the time being administering the Territory of Christmas Island or the appointed delegate of the Minister in respect of employees covered by this award.

3.3 Employees

      This award applies to all of the Minister’s employees on Christmas Island who are employed in a classification in this award,except those persons engaged under a Conditions of Service (Australia Based) Determination.

3.4 Organisations

      This award covers the Union of Christmas Island Workers.

4. Award flexibility

4.1 Notwithstanding any other provision of this award,an employer and an individual employee may agree to vary the application of certain terms of this award to meet the genuine individual needs of the employer and the individual employee. The terms the employer and the individual employee may agree to vary the application of are those concerning:

      (a) arrangements for when work is performed;

      (b) overtime rates;

      (c) penalty rates;

      (d) allowances;and

      (e) leave loading.

4.2 The employer and the individual employee must have genuinely made the agreement without coercion or duress. An agreement under this clause can only be entered into after the individual employee has commenced employment with the employer.

4.3 The agreement between the employer and the individual employee must:

      (a) be confined to a variation in the application of one or more of the terms listed in clause 4.1;and

      (b) result in the employee being better off overall at the time the agreement is made than the employee would have been if no individual flexibility agreement had been agreed to.

4.4 The agreement between the employer and the individual employee must also:

      (a) be in writing,name the parties to the agreement and be signed by the employer and the individual employee and,if the employee is under 18 years of age,the employee’s parent or guardian;

      (b) state each term of this award that the employer and the individual employee have agreed to vary;

      (c) detail how the application of each term has been varied by agreement between the employer and the individual employee;

      (d) detail how the agreement results in the individual employee being better off overall in relation to the individual employee’s terms and conditions of employment;and

      (e) state the date the agreement commences to operate.

4.5 The employer must give the individual employee a copy of the agreement and keep the agreement as a time and wages record.

4.6 Except as provided in clause 4.4(a) the agreement must not require the approval or consent of a person other than the employer and the individual employee.

4.7 An employer seeking to enter into an agreement must provide a written proposal to the employee. Where the employee’s understanding of written English is limited the employer must take measures,including translation into an appropriate language,to ensure the employee understands the proposal.

4.8 The agreement may be terminated:

      (a) by the employer or the individual employee giving 13 weeks’notice of termination,in writing,to the other party and the agreement ceasing to operate at the end of the notice period;or

      (b) at any time,by written agreement between the employer and the individual employee.

NOTE:If any of the requirements of section 144(4),which are reflected in the requirements of this clause,are not met then the agreement may be terminated by either the employee or the employer,giving written notice of not more than 28 days (see section 145 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)).

4.9 The right to make an agreement pursuant to this clause is in addition to,and is not intended to otherwise affect,any provision for an agreement between an employer and an individual employee contained in any other term of this award.

5. Facilitative provisions

5.1 This award also contains facilitative provisions which allow agreement between an employer and employees on how specific award provisions are to apply at the workplace or section or sections of it.

5.2 Facilitative provisions in this award are contained in the following clauses:

    Clause

    Provision

    Agreement between employer and:

    8.2

    Span of hours

    The majority of employees in the section(s)

    8.4

    Make up time

    The majority of employees at a workplace

    8.5

    Rostered days off

    The majority of employees at a workplace

    15.10

    Annual leave

    The majority of employees

5.3 Where the employer proposes to use the facilitative provision in clause 8.4 or 8.5:

      (a) the employer shall notify the Union and provide the Union with reasonable opportunity to participate in the negotiations;and

      (b) the agreement reached to operate a system of make-up time or rostered days off shall be recorded in the time and wage records.

Part 2—Types of Employment and Classifications

6. Types of employment

7. Classifications

6. Types of employment

6.1 An employee shall be engaged as a permanent employee,a fixed term employee or a casual employee.

6.2 Permanent or fixed term employees may be engaged on a full-time or part-time basis.

6.3 Full-time employees

      (a) A full-time employee is engaged to work:

      (i) 36.75 ordinary hours per week (for an Administrative Service Officer);or

      (ii) 38 hours per week or an average of 38 hours per week over a roster cycle (for all other employees).

6.4 Part-time employee

      (a) A part-time employee:

      (i) is an employee engaged to ordinarily work for a lesser number of hours than an employee engaged on a full-time basis;and

      (ii) receives,on a pro rata basis,pay and conditions equivalent to those of full-time employees who do the same kind of work.

      (b) A part-time employee will be paid,for each hour worked in excess of the employee’s ordinary hours and less than 36.75 hours per week (for an Administrative Service Officer) or 38 hours per week (for other employees),the employee’s ordinary hourly rate.

6.5 Casual employees

6.6 Casual loading

      (a) For each ordinary hour worked,a casual employee must be paid:

      (i) the ordinary hourly rate;and

      (ii) a loading of 25% of the ordinary hourly rate,

      for the classification in which they are employed.

      (b) The casual loading is paid instead of annual leave,paid personal/carer’s leave,redundancy benefits and the other conditions of full-time or part-time employment.

7. Classifications

7.1 An employee shall be appointed to a classification level specified in Schedule A–Classification Descriptions,which also includes a description of the classifications under this award.

Part 3—Hours of Work

8. Hours of work and rostering

9. Breaks

8. Hours of work and rostering

8.1 Ordinary hours of work –employees other than shiftworkers

      (a) The ordinary hours of work for a full-time employee will be:

      (i) for Administrative Service Officers,36 hours 45 minutes per week to be worked from Monday to Friday,of not more than 7 hours 21 minutes each day between 7.00 am and 6.00 pm.

      (ii) for other employees,38 hours per week or an average of 38 hours per week over a cycle,the hours to be worked between 7.00 am and 6.00 pm Monday to Friday.

8.2 The span of hours may be altered by agreement between the employer,and the majority of employees in the section(s),subject to a 10 hour span for individual employees and a 12 hour span for individual sections,by agreement between the employer and the majority of employee concerned.

8.3 The times of attendance of all employees shall be recorded daily at such places and in such a manner as the employer directs.

8.4 The employer and the majority of employees at a workplace may agree to establish a system of make-up time whereby employees may take time off during the weekly hours of duty and make up those hours at some later time.

8.5 The employer and the majority of employees at a workplace may agree to establish a system of rostered days off whereby employees work longer hours each day during the weekly hours of duty and take a day off at some later time in the cycle.

8.6 With the consent of the employer,an employee may:

      (a) take a rostered day off at any time;or

      (b) take rostered days off in part day amounts;or

      (c) accrue some or all rostered days off for the purpose of creating a bank to be drawn upon at times mutually agreed,or where agreement cannot be reached,when chosen or directed to be taken by the employee or the employer on the giving of reasonable notice.

8.7 Ordinary hours of work –shiftworkers

      (a) Shiftworker is defined in Schedule F—Definitions of this award.

      (b) The hours of duty for full-time shiftworkers,are 80 hours per fortnight,to be worked so that wherever reasonably practicable:

      (i) no more than five shifts a week or ten shifts a fortnight are worked;and

      (ii) except when a regular changeover of shift occurs,no employee works more than one shift in each 24 hour period.

      (c) The employer shall establish the method of operating shifts and the commencing and finishing times for the hours of duty on each shift.

      (d) A shiftworker shall be provided with a roster showing the days and the commencing and finishing time of the hours of duty of each shift in the roster period.

      (e) The employer may alter the method of operating shifts and the rostered commencement and finishing times for the hours of duty by giving the employees 72 hours written notice of any changes.

      (f) Where the employer fails to give 72 hours written notice of a change in rosters,all time worked on the replacement roster shall be overtime until the 72 hours’notice period has expired.

      (g) An employee who is to become a shiftworker shall have ten continuous hours break from work prior to commencement of shift work. Where required the employee shall be allowed time off work without loss of pay to ensure that there has been a ten continuous hours break.

      (h) A shiftworker shall remain at their place of duty until relieved by an oncoming employee. If not relieved within fifteen minutes of the shift changeover time the employee shall remain on duty until suitable relief is arranged.

      (i) If the employee is not relieved within the fifteen minutes then all time worked in excess of the employee’s rostered shift shall be deemed to be overtime. Time taken to change shifts up to the fifteen minutes shall not be paid,nor shall the oncoming shift employee lose pay.

9. Breaks

9.1 An employee who is not a shiftworker shall be given an unpaid meal break of not less than 30 minutes and not more than one hour each day.

9.2 An employee who is not a shiftworker shall not be required to work for more than five hours without a meal break unless there are exceptional circumstances that delay the taking of a meal break.

9.3 Subject to operational needs,a shiftworker shall not be required to work more than five hours without a twenty minute meal break which shall be counted as time worked. Meal breaks are to be taken in a manner that ensures continuous operations are not interrupted.

Part 4—Wages and Allowances

10. Minimum Wages

11. Allowances

12. Superannuation

10. Minimum Wages

[Varied by PR581292,PR582314,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592]

10.1 Employees performing work within the classifications listed in clause 10.4 will be paid not less than the hourly rate applicable to the employee’s classification level.

10.2 Employees shall be paid fortnightly by direct deposit into an employee’s nominated account with an Australian financial institution.

10.3 The minimum annual salary for a classification is calculated by reference to the following apportionment formula:

Annual salary = Minimum hourly pay rate x Hours per fortnight x (313/12).

[10.4 varied by PR581292;corrected by PR582314;varied by PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

10.4 The minimum hourly pay rate for each adult employee performing work in the following classifications (other than employees covered by clause 10.5) is set out in the following table.

    Classification

    Minimum annual salary
    $

    Minimum hourly rate
    $

    Administrative Service Officers (ASO)

    ASO 1

    40,931

    21.35

    ASO 2

    44,362

    23.14

    ASO 3

    48,139

    25.11

    ASO 4

    51,226

    26.72

    ASO 5

    55,328

    28.86

    ASO 6

    58,396

    30.46

    Senior Officers Grade (SOG)

    SOG C

    66,369

    33.48

    SOG B

    71,998

    36.32

    SOG A

    82,743

    41.74

    General Service Officers (GSO)

    GSO 2

    39,211

    19.78

    GSO 3

    41,114

    20.74

    GSO 4

    42,125

    21.25

    GSO 5

    43,909

    22.15

    GSO 6

    45,514

    22.96

    GSO 7

    47,854

    24.14

    GSO 8

    50,312

    25.38

    GSO 9

    52,730

    26.60

    GSO 10

    58,558

    29.54

    Hospital employees

    Director of Nursing (RN 5)

    84,150

    42.45

    Registered Nurses (RN)

    RN1.1

    47,655

    24.04

    RN1.2

    49,162

    24.80

    RN1.3

    50,351

    25.40

    RN1.4

    51,481

    25.97

    RN1.5

    53,008

    26.74

    RN1.6

    54,494

    27.49

    RN1.7

    55,981

    28.24

    RN2.1

    57,369

    28.94

    RN2.2

    58,380

    29.45

    RN2.3

    59,351

    29.94

    RN2.4

    60,243

    30.39

    RN3.1

    62,107

    31.33

    RN3.2

    63,236

    31.90

    RN3.3

    64,366

    32.47

    RN3.4

    65,457

    33.02

    RN3B

    67,419

    34.01

    RN4.1

    71,483

    36.06

    RN4.2

    75,864

    38.27

    RN4.3

    80,245

    40.48

    RN5

    84,150

    42.45

    Enrolled Nurses (EN)

    EN (Level 1)

    43,473

    21.93

    EN (Level 2)

    44,186

    22.29

    EN (Level 3)

    44,801

    22.60

    EN (Level 4)

    45,415

    22.91

    EN (Level 5)

    46,010

    23.21

    Hospital Service Employees (HSE)

    HSE (Level 1)

    39,171

    19.76

    HSE (Level 2)

    41,094

    20.73

    HSE (Level 3)

    42,105

    21.24

    HSE (Level 4)

    43,909

    22.15

    HSE (Level 5)

    45,514

    22.96

    HSE (Level 6)

    47,873

    24.15

    HSE (Level 7)

    50,371

    25.41

    HSE (Level 8)

    52,809

    26.64

    HSE (Level 9)

    55,823

    28.16

    Hospital Technical Employees (HTE)

    HTE (Level 1)

    42,164

    21.27

    HTE (Level 2)

    48,924

    24.68

    THE (Level 3)

    53,682

    27.08

    HTE (Level 4)

    59,708

    30.12

    HTE (Level 5)

    65,714

    33.15

    HTE (Level 6)

    71,067

    35.85

    Hospital Professional Employees (HPE)

    HPE (Level 1)

    46,862

    23.64

    HPE (Level 2)

    58,637

    29.58

    HPE (Level 3)

    71,067

    35.85

    HPE (Level 4)

    77,688

    39.19

    Hospital Administrative Officers (HAO)

    HAO (Level 1)

    41,114

    20.74

    HAO (Level 2)

    44,642

    22.52

10.5 Juniors

Employees under 21 years of age and who are employed in the Administrative Service Officer Level 1 (ASO 1) classification will be entitled to a percentage of the applicable adult minimum hourly pay rate as follows:

    Less than 18 years of age

    60%

    Between 18 years and 19 years of age

    70%

    Between 19 years and 20 years of age

    81%

    Between 20 years and 21 years of age

    91%

10.6 Higher duties

Where an employee is called upon to perform the full or partial duties of a higher level position for a period in excess of four hours on any day or shift,the employee shall be paid the salary appropriate to the position for that period or,where only part of the duties are performed,such proportion of it as corresponds to the proportion of the full higher level duties performed.

10.7 Supported wage system

See Schedule D.

10.8 National training wage

See Schedule E.

11. Allowances

[Varied by PR581303,PR581292,PR592251,PR592400,PR606475,PR606624,PR704125,PR707592,PR707807]

11.1 The employer must pay to an employee such allowances as the employee is entitled to under this clause. See Schedule C for a summary of monetary allowances.

11.2 Application of allowances

Unless otherwise specified in this clause 11,allowances:

      (a) in clauses 11.6 (District allowance) and 11.10 (Interpreting allowance) will be included when calculating an employee’s ordinary hourly rate;and

      (b) other than those specified in 11.2(a),are not included in an employee’s ordinary hourly rate (and therefore do not affect the calculation of penalties or overtime rates);and

      (c) in clauses 11.6 and 11.10 will be paid during paid annual leave,personal/carer’s leave or any other approved form of paid leave (but not paid during any form of unpaid leave);and

      (d) other than those specified in 11.2(a) will not be paid during annual leave,personal/carer’s leave or any other approved form of leave;and

      (e) are cumulative (that is,an employee can be paid more than one allowance).

11.3 Removal allowance –off island engagement

      (a) Where an employee is engaged from outside the Island,the employer shall reimburse the employee for the costs of travel of the employee,the employee’s spouse and the employee’s dependants from the place of engagement to the Island.

      (b) On termination of employment of an employee engaged from outside the Island,the employer shall reimburse the employee for the costs of travel of the employee,the employee’s spouse and the employee’s dependants from the Island to the place of engagement.

      (c) The costs of travel of the employee under this clause shall include the cost of up to 11.5 kilograms of excess baggage for the employee and each dependant of the employee for whom an airfare is paid.

      (d) An employee shall be reimbursed the reasonable costs incurred for accommodation and meals during any unavoidable breaks of journey when proceeding to take up duty on the Island and when returning to the place of engagement upon termination of employment.

      (e) The employer shall reimburse the employee for the costs of removal of a reasonable amount of an employee’s furniture and personal effects (excluding motor vehicles) from the place of engagement to the Island on engagement and from the Island to the place of engagement or some other place of equal or lesser distance as the employer approves,on termination of employment.

      (f) On engagement,the employer shall reimburse the employee for the costs of removal of an employee’s household furniture from the place of engagement to storage.

      (g) On termination of employment,the employer shall reimburse the employee for the costs of removal of the employee’s household furniture from storage to the place of engagement.

      (h) During the period of employment,the employer shall reimburse the employee for the storage charges for the household furniture that is so stored.

[11.3(i) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (i) The employer shall indemnify the employee up to a maximum of $78,090 in respect of any one removal,against any loss or damage to furniture or personal effects (excluding motor vehicles) removed or stored at the employer’s expense under this clause.

      (j) Disturbance allowance

An employee engaged from off Island who is engaged for at least twelve months continuous service shall be paid a single payment of disturbance allowance:

[11.3(j)(i) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (i) For an employee without dependants - $525.99.

[11.3(j)(ii) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (ii) For an employee with spouse or one or more dependants - $1100.

[11.3(j)(iii) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (iii) Additional amount for each full-time student dependant - $209.23.

      (k) An employee engaged from off Island shall be compensated for loss on sale (if any) of one motor vehicle on the Australian mainland provided:

      (i) the employee was engaged on the Australian mainland;

      (ii) the employee completes at least nine months continuous service;

      (iii) the motor vehicle belongs to the employee or a dependant who transfers with the employee;and

[11.3(k)(iv) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (iv) the amount of compensation does not exceed $1915.

      (l) An employee shall not be compensated unless the employee has made reasonable endeavours to dispose of the vehicle without incurring a loss.

      (m) In determining whether the employee has made reasonable endeavours the employer may take into consideration:

      (i) the timing and extent to which the employee advertised the vehicle for sale;

      (ii) the manner in which the employee sought to dispose of the vehicle;

      (iii) the nature and extent of offers made for the vehicle;

      (iv) particulars of the sale effected by the employee;and

      (v) any other extenuating circumstance.

      (n) The employer shall make arrangements to reimburse the employee in respect of expenses incurred under this clause in a manner that will not involve the employee having to incur the expenses in advance of being reimbursed for them.

11.4 Removal allowance –on island engagement

      (a) Upon termination of employment of an employee whose place of engagement was Christmas Island,the employer shall reimburse the employee for the cost of removal of a reasonable amount of household furniture and personal effects (excluding motor vehicles),from Christmas Island to either Perth,Singapore or Malaysia,provided the employee:

      (i) commenced duty with the employer prior to 1 January 1991;and

      (ii) was not a former employee of the Phosphate Mining Company of Christmas Island Ltd who received an airfare pursuant to their 1987 redundancy entitlements;and

      (iii) departure occurs within six months of completion of engagement of the employee.

      (b) The employer shall make arrangements to reimburse the employee in respect of expenses incurred under this clause in a manner that will not involve the employee having to incur the expenses in advance of being reimbursed for them.

11.5 Travelling allowance

      (a) An allowance in respect of accommodation,meals and incidental expenses shall be paid to an employee who undertakes travel on approved official business and is required to be absent overnight from the employee’s usual place of work.

[11.5(b) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (b) The daily travelling allowance for accommodation shall be as follows:

    Place

    Daily amount
    $

    Adelaide

    135.54

    Brisbane

    150.29

    Canberra

    120.82

    Cocos Island

    165.75

    Darwin

    148.82

    Hobart

    107.56

    Melbourne

    191.55

    Perth

    144.40

    Sydney

    181.22

[11.5(c) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (c) The travelling allowance for meals and incidental expenses shall be as follows:

     

    Daily amount
    $

    Breakfast

    23.66

    Lunch

    26.38

    Dinner

    45.39

    Incidental expenses

    18.72

      (d) Where the employer is satisfied that the allowance is insufficient for or in excess of expenses,an alternative amount equal to reasonable expenses incurred shall be paid.

      (e) Where practicable,the allowance shall be paid prior to undertaking the travel.

[11.5(f) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (f) The allowance for an employee required to be off Island on official business for more than ten hours but not overnight shall be $48.62.

      (g) Where an employee has resided in the off Island locality on official business for a period of 21 days,the employee shall be paid an allowance equal to the amount expended on accommodation,meals and incidentals,or an amount considered to be reasonable in the circumstances.

      (h) An employee who is travelling to a place of work off Island in anticipation of permanent transfer to that place of work,and who has been advised in writing that the transfer is to be made permanent,shall not receive travelling allowance during employment at that place of work.

11.6 District allowance

      (a) An employee,other than a casual employee,shall be paid a district allowance in accordance with this clause.

[11.6(b)(i) and (ii) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (b) The annual rate of district allowance is as follows:

      (i)

      For an employee without eligible dependants

      $5688

      (ii)

      For an employee with one or more eligible dependants

      $9194

When calculating an employee’s ordinary hourly rate,district allowance (if payable) will be included.

      (c) An employee with a spouse who is also entitled to payment of district allowance shall be paid the rate of district allowance applicable if the employee did not have a dependant.

      (d) The district allowance shall be paid fortnightly.

11.7 Education allowance

      (a) Where a dependent child of an employee is required to attend a mainland Australian institution to undertake secondary schooling beyond the level of secondary schooling available on Christmas Island the employee shall be paid an education allowance in accordance with this clause.

      (b) To be entitled to payment the employee shall make application for benefits from the Commonwealth ‘Assistance for Isolated Children’scheme (the Commonwealth scheme) or any similar scheme implemented in replacement for the Commonwealth scheme.

      (c) Where the employee satisfies the employer that an application for benefits under the Commonwealth scheme has been refused or that the benefit granted is less than the amount prescribed in 11.6(b),the employer shall grant an education allowance to the employee.

[11.7(d) varied by PR581303,PR592400,PR606624,PR704125,PR707807 ppc 01Jul19]

      (d) The education allowance shall be 70% of the fees for boarding at a recognized boarding school,guest house,hostel or other boarding establishment up to a maximum in any one year of $9709. The allowance shall be paid on application.

      (e) The total education allowance paid to the employee from the Commonwealth scheme and the employer shall not exceed the education allowance prescribed in 11.7(d).

      (f) A child in respect of whom an education allowance is granted shall be entitled,in each school year,to two return fares (at economy standard,or where applicable at student concession rates) between Perth and Christmas Island.

11.8 Annual leave airfares

      (a) An Annual leave airfare allowance will be paid to an employee,other than a casual employee,who:

      (i) lives on the Island;

      (ii) has completed a year of continuous service;

      (iii) is entitled to paid annual leave in accordance with clause 15;and

      (iv) lodges a claim for payment in accordance with approved procedures.

      (b) Definition

The annual leave airfare allowance is that sum which after withholding tax at the highest marginal Pay As You Go (PAYG) tax rate,including the Medicare levy,has been deducted,will give the employee a minimum net sum that is the cost of a return airfare from Christmas Island to Perth for the employee and any eligible dependant calculated as of the 1 January each year. The allowance is payable at end of each 12 months’continuous service. Example methods of calculation of airfares are provided at Schedule F—Definitions.

      (c) A part-time employee is entitled to the proportion of the allowance that the average weekly hours worked by the employee bears to the average weekly hours worked by a full-time employee in the same position.

      (d) An employee who has a spouse or dependant who is entitled to receive an annual leave airfare,howsoever described,from his or her employer or any other source shall not be entitled to claim any portion of this allowance in respect of that spouse or dependant.

      (e) An employee whose spouse ordinarily resides with the employee,but who is temporarily residing off Island in order to be with the children of the employee while one or more of them is attending Year 11 or 12 schooling or undertaking full-time tertiary studies in Australia ordinarily resides with the employee for the purposes of this clause. A dependant child who resides with the spouse during such temporary off island residence also ordinarily resides with the employee for the purposes of this Schedule.

      (f) The allowance for the employee’s eligible dependants shall be paid only when the employee makes application for payment and demonstrates the eligibility of the dependant.

      (g) An employee who intends to claim the allowance for eligible dependants shall notify the employer by the end of April each year of the identity of the eligible dependants and provide evidence of their eligibility.

      (h) An employee shall lodge an amended notification at any time if there are any changes in the employee’s dependants or their eligibility.

      (i) An employee shall make application for payment of the allowance for eligible dependants within twelve months of the employee becoming entitled to the allowance.

      (j) The employer shall notify each employee each year of the date the employee becomes eligible for the allowance and that the employee must make a claim for the eligible dependants within twelve months of that date or lose the entitlement to the allowance for the eligible dependants.

      (k) An employee is not entitled to pro-rata payment for less than a complete year of continuous service.

11.9 Compassionate leave airfares

      (a) Where an employee has been granted compassionate leave or other leave for the purposes of a bereavement and must leave the Island to take that leave,the employer shall pay for the cost of return airfares at the lowest cost economy class airfare available on the date of travel for the employee or the employee’s spouse from Christmas Island to Perth or another destination of equal or lesser cost.

11.10 Interpreting allowance

      (a) An annual interpreting allowance shall be paid to an employee where the employee is able to communicate effectively in English as well as in a community language other than English,and the employee is required by the employer to perform interpreting and/or translating duties in the normal performance of their duties,on a continuing basis.

[11.10(b) varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

      (b) The interpreting allowance shall be $889.80 per year.

12. Superannuation

12.1 Superannuation legislation

      (a) Superannuation legislation,including the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 (Cth),the Superannuation Guarantee Charge Act 1992 (Cth),the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (Cth) and the Superannuation (Resolution of Complaints) Act 1993 (Cth),deals with the superannuation rights and obligations of employers and employees. Under superannuation legislation individual employees generally have the opportunity to choose their own superannuation fund. If an employee does not choose a superannuation fund,any superannuation fund nominated in the award covering the employee applies.

      (b) If an employee is a member of the Commonwealth Superannuation Scheme,the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme,the Public Sector Superannuation Accumulation Plan or covered by the Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988 their employer superannuation contributions will be in accordance with relevant legislation relating to those arrangements.

      (c) If a permanent or temporary employee is a member of an accumulation fund not set out in clause 12.1(b),the rate of contribution will be 15% of the employee’s ordinary time earnings,as defined in the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992.

      (d) If a casual employee is a member of an accumulation fund not set out in clause 12.1(b),the rate of contribution will be in accordance with the charge percentage set out in section 19(2) of the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992,or any subsequent legislation.

Part 5—Penalties and Overtime

13. Penalty rates –shiftworkers

14. Overtime

13. Penalty rates –shiftworkers

13.1 A shiftworker will be paid the following penalty rates for all ordinary hours worked by the employee during the following periods.

    Ordinary hours worked:

    Penalty rate

    Casual penalty rate

    Ordinary hours –no penalty rate

    see clause 8.3

    ordinary hourly rate (100%)

    ordinary hourly rate plus casual loading (125%)

    Night

    Where the shift begins or ends before 7:00 am or after 6:00 pm,Monday to Friday

    115

    140

    Saturday

    All hours on a Saturday

    150

    175

    Sunday

    All hours on a Sunday

    200

    225

    Public holiday

    All hours on a public holiday

    250

    275

13.2 Penalty rates are not payable for overtime hours worked by the employee.

13.3 A shift extending through midnight shall be regarded as having been worked on the day on which the major portion of the shift falls. Where a shift is equally divided by midnight,it shall be regarded as having been worked on the day on which it commenced.

14. Overtime

14.1 Definition of overtime –employees other than casuals and shiftworkers

      (a) Work will be considered overtime for an employee (other than a shiftworker,casual or an excluded employee) where the employee is directed to perform work:

      (i) Monday to Friday,outside 7:00 am to 6:00 pm;

      (ii) Monday to Friday,inside 7:00 am to 6:00 pm but in excess of:

        ●36.75 hours per week (for Administrative Service Officers);or

        ●38 hours per week (for other employees);or

      (iii) on a Saturday,Sunday or public holiday.

14.2 Definition of overtime - Casual employees who are not shiftworkers

      (a) Work will be considered overtime for a casual (other than a casual shiftworker or an excluded employee) where the employee is directed to perform work:

      (i) in excess of

        ●36.75 hours per week (for Administrative Service Officers);or

        ●38 hours per week (for other employees);

14.3 Definition of overtime –shiftworkers who are not casuals

      (a) Work will be considered overtime for a full-time shiftworker (who is not an excluded employee) where the employee is directed to perform work:

      (i) it is performed on any day which is outside the normal rostered ordinary hours of duty on that day;or

      (ii) it is performed in excess of the weekly hours of ordinary duty,or an average of the weekly hours of ordinary duty over a cycle of shifts.

14.4 Definition of overtime –casual shiftworkers

      (a) Work will be considered overtime for a casual shiftworker (who is not an excluded employee) where the employee is directed to perform work:

      (i) it is performed on any day which is outside the normal rostered ordinary hours of duty on that day;or

      (ii)  it is performed in excess of the weekly hours of ordinary duty,or an average of the weekly hours of ordinary duty over a cycle of shifts.

14.5 Overtime rates

An employee,other than an excluded employee,who is required to work overtime shall be paid for that additional work at the following rates:

    For overtime worked on:

    Overtime rate

    Monday to Saturday –first 3 hours

    150%

    Monday to Saturday –after 3 hours

    200%

    Sunday

    200%

    Public holiday –within 7:00 am and 6:00 pm

    150%

    Public holiday –outside 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

    200%

14.6 Payment for overtime shall be calculated to the nearest fifteen minutes of the total overtime worked in the pay period.

14.7 In calculating payment for overtime the employee’s salary shall include any higher duties payment.

14.8 Minimum overtime payment

Where an employee works overtime that is not continuous with ordinary duty,the employee shall be paid for a minimum of four hours overtime. Meal breaks shall be disregarded in determining whether duty is continuous.

14.9 Time off in lieu of overtime

      (a) Where the employer and employee agree,the employee may be given paid time off work instead of being paid for overtime or be given a combination of paid time off work and payment for overtime.

      (b) The amount of time off work or combination of time off work and payment shall be of the same value calculated in accordance with clause 14.5 as the amount payable for the overtime worked.

      (c) The time off work shall be taken within four weeks of the overtime being worked unless the employer and the employee have agreed otherwise.

      (d) Where time off work instead of payment has been agreed,and the employee has been unable to take the time off within the four weeks or agreed period,the employee shall be paid for the overtime worked.

14.10 Rest period after overtime

      (a) An employee other than an excluded employee,who works so much overtime that the employee cannot have at least eight consecutive hours off work between ceasing overtime and commencing the weekly hours of duty on any day,shall be allowed time off work without loss of pay until the employee has had eight consecutive hours off work.

      (b) If the employee is required to resume or continue work without having had eight consecutive hours off work the employee shall be paid double time until released from duty.

14.11 Emergency duty

      (a) An employee who is recalled to work to deal with an emergency and who was not notified of the requirement to return to work before ceasing ordinary duties shall be paid for the time worked and for travelling time to and from work at the rate of double time with a minimum payment for two hours.

      (b) An employee who has been called out for emergency duties,may be relieved from duty on their next shift without loss of pay,for either the number of hours spent performing emergency duties or for the entire shift,whichever is the lesser.

      (c) This clause shall not apply to shiftworkers whose duty for the day is varied by alteration of the commencement of the scheduled shift to meet an emergency.

      (d) The provisions relating to rest periods after overtime shall not apply to emergency duty worked unless the actual time worked (excluding travelling time) is at least three hours on each callout.

Part 6—Leave,Public Holidays and other entitlements

15. Annual leave

16. Personal/carers’leave and compassionate leave

17. Public holidays

18. Community service leave

19. Parental leave

20. Termination of employment

21. Redundancy

15. Annual leave

15.1 Annual leave is provided for in the NES. The following provisions supplement the NES entitlement.

15.2 Employees who are entitled to annual leave under the NES are entitled to accrue an additional seven days of annual leave treated in accordance with the provisions of the NES.

15.3 Annual leave accrues on a working day basis but does not accrue during any period of unpaid leave that in aggregate is one or more complete working days.

15.4 A shiftworker shall be given an additional half a day paid annual leave for each Sunday or public holiday worked,up to a maximum of five days in each year of service. A rostered overtime shift of three hours or more,which commences or ceases on Sunday,is to be counted as work on a Sunday.

15.5 Where a public holiday falls during a period of paid annual leave the public holiday shall not be counted as a day of annual leave.

15.6 The employer may implement a preferential rostering system for the taking of annual leave to ensure fairness to employees and the efficient operation of the employer’s business.

15.7 Where the commencing and finishing dates of an employee’s annual leave do not coincide with the dates upon which scheduled aircraft flights leave and return to the Island the employee may:

      (a) take a lesser period of annual leave,the balance remaining in credit to be taken at a later date,either separately or in conjunction with future leave;or

      (b) take a longer period of annual leave and:

      (i) use up to five days of any future credits with the additional days being debited against future credits;

      (ii) take up to five days leave without pay;or

      (iii) use a combination of 15.7(a) and 15.7(b).

15.8 Where an employee’s annual leave is arranged to coincide with the departure and arrival of scheduled aircraft flights and the return flight is cancelled or delayed after the employee has commenced the leave,the employee shall be paid for the period between the expiry of the leave and the date of departure of the next available return flight.

15.9 Where the employer requires an employee to take annual leave over a period that ends on a date that does not coincide with a scheduled return air flight to the Island,the employee shall be paid for the period between the date of expiry of the employee’s leave and the departure of the next available return flight.

15.10 Subject to the provisions of clause 5 (Facilitative provisions) the employer and the majority of employees may by agreement establish a system of single day annual leave absences provided:

      (a) the total amount of annual leave taken in single day periods or part of a single day does not exceed five days in any calendar year;

      (b) the leave so taken is exclusive of any shut down period provided elsewhere in the award;and

      (c) when an agreement is reached to introduce such a system it is recorded in the time and wages records.

15.11 An employee may not accumulate more than two annual leave entitlements without approval from the employer.

15.12 Upon cessation of employment,an employee,or the legal personal representative of a deceased employee,shall be paid for any untaken annual leave entitlements.

15.13 An employee will be paid in respect of accrued annual leave entitlements a loading of 17.5% of the salary applicable to the annual leave entitlement. However,the annual leave loading will not exceed the full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings as published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in the period immediately prior to 1 July each year.

15.14 Cashing out of annual leave

      (a) Paid annual leave must not be cashed out except in accordance with this clause.

      (b) The employer and an employee may agree to the employee cashing out a particular amount of the employee’s accrued paid annual leave provided that the following requirements are met:

      (i) each cashing out of a particular amount of accrued paid annual leave must be by a separate agreement between the employer and the employee which must:

        ●be in writing and retained as an employee record;

        ●state the amount of accrued leave to be cashed out and the payment to be made to the employee;

        ●state the date on which the payment is to be made,and

        ●be signed by the employer and employee and,if the employee is under 18 years of age,the employees’parent or guardian;

      (ii) the employee must be paid at least the full amount that would have been payable to the employee had the employee taken the leave at the time that it is cashed out;

      (iii) paid annual leave must not be cashed out if the cashing out would result in the employee’s remaining accrued entitlement to paid annual leave being less than 4 weeks;and

      (iv) employees may not cash out more than two weeks’accrued annual leave in any 12 month period.

Note 1:Under section 344 of the Fair Work Act 2009,an employer must not exert undue influence or undue pressure on an employee to make an agreement to cash out paid annual leave under this award clause.

Note 2:Under section 345 of the Fair Work Act 2009,a person must not knowingly or recklessly make a false or misleading representation about an employee’s workplace rights under this award clause.

15.15 Excessive leave

      This clause contains provisions additional to the NES about taking paid annual leave,to deal with excessive paid annual leave accruals.

      (a) Definitions

An employee has an excessive leave accrual if:

      (i) the employee is not a shiftworker and has accrued more than 10 weeks’and four days’paid annual leave;or

      (ii) the employee is a shiftworker and has accrued more than 12 weeks’and four days’paid annual leave.

      (b) Eliminating excess leave accruals

Before an employer can direct that leave be taken under subclauses 15.15(c) to 15.15(g) or an employee can give notice of leave to be granted under subclauses 15.15(h) to 15.15(j),the employer or employee must request a meeting and must genuinely try to agree upon steps that will be taken to reduce or eliminate the employee’s excessive leave accrual.

      (c) Employer may direct that leave be taken

Subclauses 15.15(c) to 15.15(g) apply if an employee has an excess leave accrual.

      (d) If agreement is not reached under subclause 15.15(b) the employer may give a written direction to the employee to take a period or periods of paid annual leave. The direction must state that it is a direction given under subclause 15.15(c) to 15.15(g) of this award. Such a direction must not:

      (i) result in the employee’s remaining accrued entitlement to paid annual leave at any time being less than eight weeks and three days (taking into account all other paid annual leave that has been agreed,that the employee has been directed to take or that the employee has given notice of under subclauses 15.15(h) to 15.15(j);

      (ii) require the employee to take any period of leave of less than one week;

      (iii) require the employee to take any period of leave commencing less than eight weeks after the day the direction is given to the employee;

      (iv) require the employee to take any period of leave commencing more than 12 months after the day the direction is given to the employee;or

      (v) be inconsistent with any leave arrangement agreed between the employer and employee.

      (e) An employee to whom a direction has been given under this subclause may make a request to take paid annual leave as if the direction had not been given. The employer is not to take the direction into account in deciding whether to agree to such a request.

Note:The NES state that the employer must not unreasonably refuse to agree to a request by the employee to take paid annual leave.

      (f) If leave is agreed after a direction is issued and the direction would then result in the employee’s remaining accrued entitlement to paid annual leave at any time being less than eight weeks and three days,the direction will be deemed to have been withdrawn.

      (g) The employee must take paid annual leave in accordance with a direction complying with subclauses 15.15(c) to 15.15(g).

      (h) Employee may require that leave be granted

Subclauses 15.15(h) to 15.15(j) apply if an employee has had an excessive leave accrual for more than six months and the employer has not given a direction under subclause 15.15(c) to 15.15(g) that will eliminate the employee’s excessive leave accrual.

      (i) If agreement is not reached under subclause 15.15(b),the employee may give a written notice to the employer that the employee wishes to take a period or periods of paid annual leave. The notice must state that it is a notice given under subclauses 15.15(h) to 15.15(j) of this award. Such a notice must not:

      (i) result in the employee’s remaining accrued entitlement to paid annual leave at any time being less than six weeks (taking into account all other paid annual leave that has been agreed,that the employee has been directed to take or that the employee has given notice of under this subclause);

      (ii) provide for the employee to take any period of leave of less than one week;

      (iii) provide for the employee to take any period of leave commencing less than eight weeks after the day the notice is given to the employer;

      (iv) provide for the employee to take any period of leave commencing more than 12 months after the day the notice is given to the employer;or

      (v) be inconsistent with any leave arrangement agreed between the employer and employee.

      (j) The employer must grant the employee paid annual leave in accordance with a notice complying with subclauses 15.15(h) to 15.15(j).

      (k) Dispute resolution

Without limiting the dispute resolution clause of this award,an employer or an employee may refer the following matters to the Fair Work Commission under the dispute resolution clause:

      (i) a dispute about whether the employer or employee has requested a meeting and genuinely tried to reach agreement under subclause 15.15(b);

      (ii) a dispute about whether the employer has unreasonably refused to agree to a request by the employee to take paid annual leave;and

      (iii) a dispute about whether a direction to take leave complies with subclauses 15.15(c) to 15.15(g) or whether a notice requiring leave to be granted complies with subclauses 15.15(h) to 15.15(j).

15.16 Annual leave in advance

      (a) An employer and employee may agree to the employee taking a period of paid annual leave in advance of the employee accruing an entitlement to such leave provided that the agreement meets the following requirements:

      (i) it is in writing and signed by the employee and employer;

      (ii) it states the amount of leave to be taken in advance and the date on which the leave is to commence;and

      (iii) it is retained as an employee record.

      (b) This subclause applies if an employee takes a period of paid annual leave in advance pursuant to an agreement made in accordance with clause 15.16(a). If the employee’s employment is terminated before they have accrued all of the entitlement to paid annual leave which they have taken then the employer may deduct an amount equal to the difference between the employee’s accrued annual leave entitlement and the leave taken in advance,from any monies due to the employee on termination.

16. Personal/carers’leave and compassionate leave

Personal/carers’leave and compassionate leave are provided for in the NES. The provisions of this clause apply to employees,other than casual employees.

16.1 Amount of paid personal/carers’leave

Employees who are entitled to paid personal/carer’s leave under the NES are entitled to accrue an additional five days of paid personal/carer’s leave per annum treated in accordance with the provisions of the NES.

16.2 Immediate family or household

The entitlement to carer’s or bereavement leave is subject to the person in respect of whom the leave is taken being either:

      (a) a member of the employee’s immediate family;or

      (b) a member of the employee’s household.

16.3 Carers’leave

Where an employee is unable to attend or remain at work because the employee is required to provide care to an immediate family or household member who is ill or injured the employee shall be paid for up to five days absence in any one year if the employee:

      (a) has accumulated sufficient personal/carer’s leave credits;

      (b) notifies the employer as soon as reasonably practicable of the identity of the immediate family or household member who is suffering the illness or injury and the estimated duration of the employee’s absence from work;

      (c) satisfies the employer that the immediate family or household member is suffering an illness or injury that requires personal care to be given;and

      (d) satisfies the employer that no other person can reasonably provide that care.

16.4 Compassionate leave

      (a) Employees who are entitled to paid compassionate leave under the NES are entitled to an additional one day of paid compassionate leave per occasion.

      (b) Payment for the additional day of leave set out in clause 16.4(a) shall be exclusive of any payments in the nature of shift allowances,overtime or similar payments that the employee would have received if the employee had worked during the period of absence.

16.5 Notice and evidence requirements

16.6 An employee must give the employer notice of the taking of leave by the employee. The notice:

      (a) must be given to the employer as soon as practicable (which may be a time after the leave has started);and

      (b) must advise the employer of the period,or expected period,of the leave.

16.7 Emergency leave

      (a) Where the employee is unable to attend or remain at work because of an emergency or special circumstances,the employee is entitled to be paid for up to three days absence if the employee:

      (i) is not entitled to payment for the leave under any other provision of the award;

      (ii) obtains the approval of the employer in advance for the taking of the leave or demonstrates that special circumstances or an emergency existed and that it was not practicable to obtain the approval of the employer in advance;and

      (iii) has not had more than three days paid emergency or special leave in that year of employment.

      (b) Payment for any period of leave under this clause shall be exclusive of any payments in the nature of shift allowances,overtime or similar payments that the employee would have received if the employee had worked during the period of absence.

16.8 Unpaid leave

      (a) Where an employee has exhausted his/her paid leave under this clause,the employee shall be granted unpaid leave if the employee satisfies the employer that he or she would qualify for paid leave if the personal/carer’s leave credits or special leave entitlements had not been exhausted.

      (b) An employee’s continuity of service is not broken by any period of unpaid leave granted under this clause,but such absence does not count as service for any purpose under the award.

17. Public holidays

17.1 Public holidays are provided for in the NES.

17.2 An employee,other than a casual employee,shall be granted a holiday without loss of pay on any day that is a public holiday.

17.3 Where an employee is a shiftworker and a public holiday falls on a day on which the employee is not rostered to work,the employee shall be given another day off work without loss of pay,within one month.

17.4 Where it is not practicable to give the shift employee another day off work within the month,the employee shall be paid one day’s pay in lieu.

18. Community service leave

18.1 Community service leave is provided for in the NES. These provisions supplement the entitlements in the NES.

18.2 Leave with pay may be granted to enable an employee (other than a casual employee) to attend court as a juror for the entirety of the employee’s jury service above the 10 days NES entitlement.

18.3 An employee (other than a casual employee) will be reimbursed reasonable expenses incurred by the employee in excess of the NES entitlement while attending court to serve as a juror.

18.4 Leave of absence granted under this clause will count as service for all purposes.

19. Parental leave

19.1 The Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973 gives an eligible female employee,other than a casual employee,an entitlement to twelve weeks’paid leave and to a total period of maternity leave of up to 52 weeks in respect of each birth.

19.2 An employee’s parental leave under this clause is in addition to any maternity leave granted by the Maternity Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1973.

19.3 By agreement in writing with the employer,a full-time female employee who is pregnant and will become entitled to parental leave may convert to part-time employment for the period of her pregnancy.

19.4 By agreement in writing with the employer,a full-time employee who is entitled to parental leave,may convert to part-time employment for up to two years following the birth or adoption of the child as an alternative to taking parental leave.

19.5 On the expiry of the period of part-time employment an employee shall have any entitlements accrued while working part-time preserved and the entitlements so preserved may be taken during the period of full-time employment.

19.6 An eligible casual employee means a casual employee:

      (a) employed by an employer on a regular and systematic basis for several periods of employment or on a regular and systematic basis for an ongoing period of employment during a period of at least 12 months;and

      (b) who has,but for the pregnancy or the decision to adopt,a reasonable expectation of ongoing employment.

      (c) For the purposes of this clause,continuous service is work for an employer on a regular and systematic basis (including any period of authorised leave or absence).

      (d) The rights of an employer in relation to engagement and re-engagement of casual employees are not affected,other than in accordance with this clause.

19.7 An eligible casual employee employed on,prior to,or after,11 April 2005 shall be entitled to parental leave under the terms of this award.

20. Termination of employment

20.1 Notice of termination is provided for in the NES. The following provisions supplement the NES.

      Permanent employees

20.2 Where a permanent employee is to have his or her employment terminated,the employer shall give four weeks’notice or payment in lieu of notice to terminate the employment.

20.3 The period of notice shall not apply in the case of dismissal for conduct that justifies instant dismissal.

20.4 A permanent employee shall give the employer four weeks’notice of termination of employment.

20.5 If a permanent employee fails to give notice the employer may deduct from any monies owing to the employee an amount equal to the ordinary time salary for the period of notice.

20.6 A permanent employee is entitled,during a period of notice given by the employer,to take up to one day off work without loss of pay for the purpose of seeking other employment.

      Fixed-term employees

20.7 The employer may terminate the employment of a fixed term employee during the term of the appointment or prior to the completion of the task or tasks,for reasons connected with:

      (a) the unsatisfactory conduct or capacity of the employee;or

      (b) the abolition of the position by the employer during the fixed term,provided that there is no other reasonable alternative position available,

by giving the employee four weeks’notice of termination of employment or payment in lieu.

20.8 The period of notice shall not apply in the case of dismissal for conduct that justifies instant dismissal.

20.9 A temporary employee who wishes to terminate his or her employment before the expiry of the term of appointment shall give the employer four weeks’notice of termination of employment. If an employee fails to give notice the employer may deduct from any monies owing to the employee an amount equal to the ordinary salary for the period of notice.

20.10 A temporary employee is entitled,during a period of notice given by the employer,to take one day off work without loss of pay for the purpose of seeking other employment.

20.11 A temporary employee’s employment otherwise ends on the expiry of the term of the employee’s appointment or the conclusion of the task or tasks for which the employee was engaged.

      Casual employees

20.12 The employment of a casual employee may be terminated at any time by the employer or the employee giving one hours’notice of termination or by making or forfeiting one hours’payment in lieu of notice.

21. Redundancy

21.1 Redundancy pay is provided for in the NES. The following provisions supplement the NES.

21.2 Eligibility

      (a) This clause 21 applies only to permanent employees.

      (b) For the purposes of this clause 21,an employee is redundant if the employer no longer wishes for the job that the employee has been doing to be done by anyone,and this is not due to the ordinary and customary turnover of labour.

21.3 Transfer to lower paid duties

      (a) An redundant employee may be transferred to lower paid duties. Where an employee is to be redeployed the employee shall be given twelve weeks’written notice of the redeployment.

      (b) Where such a transfer occurs,the employee shall be entitled to continue to receive the employee’s salary at the time of redundancy for the following periods and in accordance with the following conditions:

    Period of continuous service

    Period of salary maintenance

    Ten or more years’continuous service

    18 months

    Between five and ten years’continuous service

    12 months

    Less than five years’continuous service

    6 months

      (c) The employee shall only be entitled to salary maintenance if the employee agrees that during the period of salary maintenance,the employee will:

      (i) undertake such training and skills development as is determined by the employer;

      (ii) if it is not practicable to do so in work time,to attend approved courses or undertake approved studies in the employee’s own time for up to 50% of the time required to attend or undertake the courses or studies;and

      (iii) work flexible hours without payment of overtime rates if required to enable the employee to attend courses or undertake training,skills development or studies in working time.

21.4 Redundancy pay

      An employee whose employment is to be terminated because of redundancy will be paid:

      (a) twelve weeks’written notice of termination of employment or payment of salary (plus any allowances specified as being included in the employee’s ordinary hourly rate) for that period,in lieu of the notice of termination provisions in this award;

      (b) reasonable time off work without loss of pay during the period of notice to seek alternative employment;

      (c) a redundancy payment of three weeks’salary (plus any allowances specified as being included in the employee’s ordinary hourly rate) for each completed year of continuous service with pro rata payment for each completed month of continuous service in an incomplete year up to a maximum of 45 weeks’salary;and

      (d) payment in respect of accrued but untaken annual leave and long service leave entitlements.

21.5 Employee leaving during notice period

An employee given notice of termination in circumstances of redundancy may terminate their employment during the period of notice. The employee is entitled to receive the benefits and payments they would have received under this clause had they remained in employment until the expiry of the notice,but is not entitled to payment instead of notice.

Part 7—Consultation and Dispute Resolution

22. Consultation regarding major workplace change

23. Dispute resolution

22. Consultation regarding major workplace change

22.1 Employers to notify

      (a) Where an employer has made a definite decision to introduce major changes in production,program,organisation,structure or technology that are likely to have significant effects on employees,the employer must notify the employees who may be affected by the proposed changes and their representatives,if any.

      (b) Significant effects include termination of employment;major changes in the composition,operation or size of the employer’s workforce or in the skills required;the elimination or diminution of job opportunities,promotion opportunities or job tenure;the alteration of hours of work;the need for retraining or transfer of employees to other work or locations;and the restructuring of jobs. Provided that where this award makes provision for alteration of any of these matters an alteration is deemed not to have significant effect.

22.2 Employers to discuss change

      (a) The employer must discuss with the employees affected and their representatives,if any,the introduction of the changes referred to in clause 22.1(a) the effects the changes are likely to have on employees and measures to avert or mitigate the adverse effects of such changes on employees and must give prompt consideration to matters raised by the employees and/or their representatives in relation to the changes.

      (b) The discussions must commence as early as practicable after a definite decision has been made by the employer to make the changes referred to in clause 22.1(a).

      (c) For the purposes of such discussion,the employer must provide in writing to the employees concerned and their representatives,if any,all relevant information about the changes including the nature of the changes proposed,the expected effects of the changes on employees and any other matters likely to affect employees provided that no employer is required to disclose confidential information the disclosure of which would be contrary to the employer’s interests.

22.3 Consultation about changes to rosters or hours of work

      (a) Where an employer proposes to change an employee’s regular roster or ordinary hours of work,the employer must consult with the employee or employees affected and their representatives,if any,about the proposed change.

      (b) The employer must:

      (i) provide to the employee or employees affected and their representatives,if any,information about the proposed change (for example,information about the nature of the change to the employee’s regular roster or ordinary hours of work and when that change is proposed to commence);

      (ii) invite the employee or employees affected and their representatives,if any,to give their views about the impact of the proposed change (including any impact in relation to their family or caring responsibilities);and

      (iii) give consideration to any views about the impact of the proposed change that are given by the employee or employees concerned and/or their representatives.

      (c) The requirement to consult under this clause does not apply where an employee has irregular,sporadic or unpredictable working hours.

      (d) These provisions are to be read in conjunction with other award provisions concerning the scheduling of work and notice requirements.

23. Dispute resolution

23.1 In the event of a dispute about a matter under this award,or a dispute in relation to the NES,in the first instance the parties must attempt to resolve the matter at the workplace by discussions between the employee or employees concerned and the relevant supervisor. If such discussions do not resolve the dispute,the parties will endeavour to resolve the dispute in a timely manner by discussions between the employee or employees concerned and more senior levels of management as appropriate.

23.2 If a dispute about a matter arising under this award or a dispute in relation to the NES is unable to be resolved at the workplace,and all appropriate steps under clause 23.1 have been taken,a party to the dispute may refer the dispute to the Fair Work Commission.

23.3 The parties may agree on the process to be utilised by the Fair Work Commission including mediation,conciliation and consent arbitration.

23.4 Where the matter in dispute remains unresolved,the Fair Work Commission may exercise any method of dispute resolution permitted by the Act that it considers appropriate to ensure the settlement of the dispute.

23.5 An employer or employee may appoint another person,organisation or association to accompany and/or represent them for the purposes of this clause.

23.6 While the dispute resolution procedure is being conducted,work must continue in accordance with this award,the Act and the established custom and practice at the workplace. Subject to applicable occupational health and safety legislation,an employee must not unreasonably fail to comply with a direction by the employer to perform work,whether at the same or another workplace,that is safe and appropriate for the employee to perform.

23.7 Leave of absence to attend courses

A union or employee representative shall be granted paid leave of absence of up to one week,to attend short courses conducted by a recognised training provider,that are specifically directed towards effective dispute resolution. The grant of leave shall be subject to the operating requirements of the employer.

23.8 The training course shall be agreed between the employer,the employee and the union.

23.9 Where the agreed course is located in Perth,the employer shall reimburse half the cost of a return economy airfare from Christmas Island to Perth.

23.10 In any one year,no more than two employees shall be entitled to paid leave under this clause.

23.11 A union or employee representative who is involved in a dispute shall be granted paid leave of absence to attend any FWC proceedings that deal with that dispute.

Schedule A—Classification Definitions

A.1 Administrative Services Officers

A.1.1 Administrative Services Officer Level 1

An ASO Level 1 employee would generally be required to work under close direction to undertake established routines and basic tasks against clearly defined and established priorities and procedures. Employees at this level are responsible for the completion of allocated tasks within required timeframes and producing work that is subject to close monitoring and checking by more senior staff. ASO1 employees may be required to undertake procedural,clerical,administrative support and operational tasks. Employees do not have supervisory or management responsibilities.

A.1.2 Administrative Services Officer Level 2

An ASO Level 2 employee would generally be required to undertake straightforward tasks,work under general direction against established priorities and procedures while exercising some autonomy. Employees at this level are responsible for the completion of allocated tasks within required timeframes and producing work that is subject to close monitoring and checking by more senior staff. ASO 2 employees may be required to undertake procedural,clerical,administrative support and operational tasks and may provide initial coaching and support to new or less experienced colleagues.

A.1.3 Administrative Services Officer Level 3

An ASO Level 3 employee would generally be required to undertake straightforward tasks although some tasks may have an element of complexity. They work under general direction against established priorities and procedures while exercising some autonomy about how work tasks are performed. Employees at this level are responsible for setting priorities and managing work flow for their role and producing work that is subject to routine monitoring by more senior staff. ASO 3 employees undertake specialist,procedural,clerical,administrative support or operational tasks including some basic research and analysis activities. Employees may have a public contact role. Work may involve some limited supervision and support of employees at lower levels,as well as on-the-job training of members of a small work team.

A.1.4 Administrative Services Officer Level 4

An ASO Level 4 employee would generally be required to undertake tasks of moderate complexity and work under general direction. They are accountable for organising their workflow and making decisions within defined parameters relating to the area of responsibility. Employees at this level may exercise some discretion with respect to how legislation,procedures and guidelines are interpreted and applied. ASO 4 employees provide specialist and administrative support that is informed and directed by sound knowledge in specific areas and may undertake some research and analysis activities. Employees may have a public contact role and may be required to communicate with and provide advice to a range of external stakeholders. Work may involve supervision and leadership of a team with responsibility for coaching and training newer and less experienced members of a small work team.

A.1.5 Administrative Services Officer Level 5

An ASO Level 5 employee would generally be required to undertake work that is moderately complex to complex in nature and operate under general direction. They have accountable for organising their workflow and making independent decisions relating to an area of responsibility. Employees at this level provide policy advice within an area of specialisation with advice based on policies and legislation. ASO 5 employees undertake specialist or technical research and analysis,conduct investigations,and undertake procedural,clerical,administrative support or operational tasks. Employees may have a considerable public contact role and may be required to communicate with and provide advice to a wide variety of customers and external stakeholders. Work may include supervision of lower level employees and responsibility for managing staff performance,allocating work and identifying opportunities for on-the-job training.

A.1.6 Administrative Services Officer Level 6

An ASO Level 6 employee would generally be required to undertake work that is complex in nature,work under limited direction with the opportunity for reasonable autonomy and accountability. Employees at this level exercise both initiative and judgment in the interpretation of policy and in the application of practices and procedures. ASO 6 employees provide detailed technical,professional,and/or policy advice in relation to complex problems and may assist in strategic planning,program and project management and policy development. Employees may have a considerable level of public contact in relation to difficult or sensitive issues and may liaise with a range of stakeholders in a representational role. Work may involve management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows.

A.2 Senior Officer Grades

A.2.1 Senior Officer Grade C

Positions at this level work under limited direction,usually manage the operations of an organisational element;undertake a management function;or provide administrative,technical or professional support to a particular program,activity or service;to achieve a result in line with the corporate goals of the employer.

The work includes providing advice which could include policy,administrative,technical or professional advice;undertaking tasks related to the management or administration of a program or activity;service delivery or corporate support functions,including marketing,project work,policy development;preparation or co-ordination of research papers,submissions on policy,technical,professional or program issues,or administrative matters.

Work is undertaken at this level under limited direction as to work priorities and the detailed conduct of the task. The tasks undertaken may be of a complex or specific nature encompassing a major area of agency operations.

Positions at this level may have independence of action,including responsibility for results achieved through the use and allocation of resources within the constraints laid down by senior management.

Decisions taken or delegations exercised at this level may have major impact on the day-to-day operations of the work area. The impact of such decisions on agency operations is likely to be limited to the work area or function in which the position is located.

Supervisory responsibilities may be an important function of a position at this level,but this can vary widely depending on factors such as functional role,work area,location,priorities,work load,operational deadlines and the availability of staff resources to assist.

A.2.2 Senior Officer Grade B

Positions at this level work under limited direction,usually manage the operations of an organisational element;undertake a management function;or provide administrative,technical or professional support to a particular program,activity or service;to achieve a result in line with the corporate goals of the employer.

The work includes providing advice which could include policy,administrative,technical or professional advice;undertaking tasks related to the management or administration of a program or activity;service delivery or corporate support functions,including marketing,project work,policy development;preparation or co-ordination of research papers,submissions on policy,technical,professional or program issues,or administrative matters.

Liaison and negotiation with other elements of the organisation,other government agencies,local authorities or business or community organisations is usually a feature.

Work is undertaken at this level under limited direction as to work priorities and the detailed conduct of the task. The tasks undertaken may be of a complex or specific nature encompassing a major area of agency operations.

Directions exercised over positions at this level may,depending on the functional role of the position within the organisation,be by way of providing general guidance and advice or business plans.

Positions at this level may have independence of action,including responsibility for results achieved through the use and allocation of resources within the constraints laid down by senior management.

Decisions taken or delegations exercised at this level may have major impact on the day-to-day operations of the work area. The impact of such decisions on agency operations is likely to be limited to the work area or function in which the position is located. Delegations exercised may,depending on the role and function of the position,involve making determinations,instigating another course of action or reviewing decisions.

Supervisory responsibilities may be an important function of a position at this level,but this can vary widely depending on factors such as functional role,work area,location,priorities,work load,operational deadlines and the availability of staff resources to assist.

A.2.3 Senior Officer Grade A

Positions at this level operate under broad direction of a senior Executive or comparable officer and would be expected to make a major contribution to the formulation of objectives and policies for the work area. They would operate with a high degree of independence in the execution and adaptation of work plans and the determination of priorities.

Positions placed in this Grade are characterised by the management of a major function or work area involving a considerable variety of activities,extensive co-ordination,and unusually significant responsibilities for human/financial resources;co-ordination of complex projects involving unusually large numbers of staff (including professional,technical and other staff) and accountability for associated human and financial resources;responsibility for initiating,planning and conducting research projects of considerable breadth which contribute significantly to the development of agency or government policy or are highly complex in terms of problem definition and methodology.

For specialists,there is a requirement for a high degree of originality and analytical and conceptual skills in the resolution of particularly complex “technical”or policy issues. The work requires expert knowledge in professional or “technical”field and in most cases a comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation and policies. In some circumstances,specialists would also have a management and/or co- ordination role. The work requires constant adaptation of existing principles to new and unusual problems and involves frequent changes in policy,program or technological requirements.

A.3 General Service Officers

A.3.1 General Service Officer Grade 2

An GSO Grade 2 employee would generally be required to undertake straightforward tasks,work under direct supervision against established priorities and procedures while exercising some autonomy. Employees at this level are responsible for the completion of allocated tasks within required timeframes and producing work that is subject to close monitoring and checking by more senior staff.

A.3.2 General Service Officer Grade 3

An GSO Grade 3 employee would generally be required to undertake straightforward tasks,work under general supervision against established priorities and procedures while exercising some autonomy. Employees at this level are responsible for the completion of allocated tasks within required timeframes and producing work that is subject to close monitoring and checking by more senior staff but exercises judgment in how tasks are to be performed. GSO 3 employees may be required to undertake procedural,clerical,administrative support and operational tasks and may provide initial coaching and support to new or less experienced colleagues.

A.3.3 General Service Officer Grade 4

An GSO Grade 4 employee would generally be required to undertake straightforward tasks although some tasks may have an element of complexity. They work under general supervision against established priorities and procedures while exercising some autonomy about how work tasks are performed. Employees at this level are responsible for setting priorities and managing work flow for their role and producing work that is subject to routine monitoring by more senior staff.

GSO 4 employees undertake tasks including some basic research and analysis activities. Work may involve some limited supervision and support of employees at lower levels,as well as on-the-job training of members of a small work team.

A.3.4 General Service Officer Grade 5

An GSO Grade 5 employee works under general supervision either as a member of a team or individually,or under limited supervision,supervises a large number of staff engaged on a variety of routine manual tasks,or a number of work teams.

A GSO 5 employee exercises independent judgement to decide how tasks are to be performed and may adapt work methods to resolve problems encountered in day-to-day tasks. An employee at this level applies quality control techniques to their own work and the work of other staff within their sphere of work.

A.3.5 General Service Officer Grade 6 (GSOPA6)

A GSO Grade 6 employee under limited supervision,supervises,plans and co- ordinates the work of small work teams or controls the operations of an organisational element of a program which undertakes predominantly a variety of manual tasks.

A GSO6 employee in a supervisory role could be expected to exercise initiative and judgement in solving day to day operational problems,including work prioritising;staffing control and training,and maintenance of records and basic reporting.

A.3.6 General Service Officer Grade 7

An GSO Grade 7 employee would generally be required to undertake work that is complex in nature,work under limited supervision with the opportunity for reasonable autonomy and accountability. Employees at this level exercise both initiative and judgment in the interpretation of policy and in the application of practices and procedures.

A GSO7 employee provides detailed technical,professional,and/or policy advice in relation to complex problems and may assist in strategic planning,program and project management and policy development. Employees may have a considerable level of public contact and may liaise with a range of stakeholders in a representational role. Work may involve management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows.

A.3.7 General Service Officer Grade 8

A GSO Grade 8 employee under limited supervision,either individually or in a team environment,is responsible for the operation of a discrete functional area and/or group performing a dedicated role. This may include project work.

A GSO8 employee exercises initiative,judgement and flexibility in solving work related problems in relation to the ongoing work program. This includes co-ordination of resources and oversight of training and recruitment. Work at this level may include review of work methods and oversight of quality control and budgeting control.

A.3.8 General Service Officer Grade 9

A GSO Grade 9 employee under limited supervision,controls a large number of staff including controlling one or more groups and subordinate supervisory staff or under administrative supervision,controls a major service operation. A person at this level is expected to exercise a high degree of initiative,independent judgement and leadership in solving operational problems,including complex problems.

A GSO9 employee determines work priorities and provides oversight of performance against standards,including quality control and occupational health and safety standards.

A.3.9 General Service Officer Grade 10

A GSO Grade 10 employee under administrative supervision,controls a large multi- disciplined group or several small multi-disciplined groups of staff including subordinate supervisory staff engaged in specialised activities.

A GSO10 employee is expected to demonstrate a high degree of initiative,independent judgement and leadership in the management of a complex operational program or business unit and will be responsible for planning of work programs,determining priorities and providing oversight of training and development programs.

A.4 Registered nurses

A.4.1 Registered nurse—level 1 (RN1)

      (a) An employee at this level performs their duties:

      (i) according to their level of competence;and

      (ii) under the general guidance of,or with general access to a more competent registered nurse (RN) who provides work related support and direction.

      (b) An employee at this level is required to perform general nursing duties which include substantially,but are not confined to:

      ●delivering direct and comprehensive nursing care and individual case management to patients or clients within the practice setting;

      ●coordinating services,including those of other disciplines or agencies,to individual patients or clients within the practice setting;

      ●providing education,counselling and group work services orientated towards the promotion of health status improvement of patients and clients within the practice setting;

      ●providing support,direction and education to newer or less experienced staff,including EN’s,and student EN’s and student nurses;

      ●accepting accountability for the employee’s own standards of nursing care and service delivery;and

      ●participating in action research and policy development within the practice setting.

A.4.2 Registered nurse—level 2 (RN2)

      (a) An employee at this level:

      (i) holds any other qualification required for working in the employee’s particular practice setting;and

      (ii) is appointed as such by a selection process or by reclassification from a lower level when the employee is required to perform the duties detailed in this subclause on a continuing basis.

An employee at this level may also be known as a Clinical nurse.

      (b) In addition to the duties of an RN1,an employee at this level is required,to perform duties delegated by a Clinical nurse consultant or any higher level classification.

Duties of a Clinical nurse will substantially include,but are not confined to:

      ●delivering direct and comprehensive nursing care and individual case management to a specific group of patients or clients in a particular area of nursing practice within the practice setting;

      ●providing support,direction,orientation and education to RN1’s,EN’s,student nurses and student EN’s;

      ●being responsible for planning and coordinating services relating to a particular group of clients or patients in the practice setting,as delegated by the Clinical nurse consultant;

      ●acting as a role model in the provision of holistic care to patients or clients in the practice setting;and

      ●assisting in the management of action research projects,and participating in quality assurance programs and policy development within the practice setting.

A.4.3 Registered nurse—level 3 (RN3)

      (a) An employee at this level:

      (i) holds any other qualification required for working in the employee’s particular practice setting;and

      (ii) is appointed as such by a selection process or by reclassification from a lower level when that the employee is required to perform the duties detailed in this subclause on a continuing basis.

An employee at this level may also be known as a Clinical nurse consultant,Nurse manager or Nurse educator.

      (b) In addition to the duties of an RN2,an employee at this level will perform the following duties in accordance with practice settings and patient or client groups:

      (i) Duties of a Clinical nurse consultant will substantially include,but are not confined to:

        ●providing leadership and role modelling,in collaboration with others including the Nurse manager and the Nurse educator,particularly in the areas of action research and quality assurance programs;

        ●staff and patient/client education;

        ●staff selection,management,development and appraisal;

        ●participating in policy development and implementation;

        ●acting as a consultant on request in the employee’s own area of proficiency;for the purpose of facilitating the provision of quality nursing care;

        ●delivering direct and comprehensive nursing care to a specific group of patients or clients with complex nursing care needs,in a particular area of nursing practice within a practice setting;

        ●coordinating,and ensuring the maintenance of standards of the nursing care of a specific group or population of patients or clients within a practice setting;and

        ●coordinating or managing nursing or multidisciplinary service teams providing acute nursing and community services.

      (ii) Duties of a Nurse manager will substantially include,but are not confined to:

        ●providing leadership and role modelling,in collaboration with others including the Clinical nurse consultant and the Nurse educator,particularly in the areas of action research and quality assurance programs;

        ●staff selection and education;

        ●allocation and rostering of staff;

        ●occupational health;

        ●initiation and evaluation of research related to staff and resource management;

        ●participating in policy development and implementation;

        ●acting as a consultant on request in the employee’s own area of proficiency (for the purpose of facilitating the provision of quality nursing care);

        ●being accountable for the management of human and material resources within a specified span of control,including the development and evaluation of staffing methodologies;and

        ●managing financial matters,budget preparation and cost control in respect of nursing within that span of control.

      (iii) Duties of a Nurse educator will substantially include,but are not confined to:

        ●providing leadership and role modelling,in collaboration with others including the Clinical nurse consultant and the Nurse manager,particularly in the areas of action research;

        ●implementation and evaluation of staff education and development programs;

        ●staff selection;

        ●implementation and evaluation of patient or client education programs;

        ●participating in policy development and implementation;

        ●acting as a consultant on request in the employee’s own area of proficiency (for the purpose of facilitating the provision of quality nursing care);and

        ●being accountable for the assessment,planning,implementation and evaluation of nursing education and staff development programs for a specified population.

A.4.4 Registered nurse—level 4 (RN4)

      (a) An employee at this level:

      (i) holds any other qualification required for working in the employee’s particular practice setting;and

      (ii) is appointed as such by a selection process or by reclassification from a lower level when the employee is required to perform the duties detailed in this subclause on a continuing basis.

An employee at this level may also be known as an Assistant director of nursing (clinical),Assistant director of nursing (management),or Assistant director of nursing (education).

      (b) Appointment at a particular grade at this level will depend upon the level of complexity associated with the duties described in this clause. In this connection the number of beds in a facility will be a relevant consideration.

      (c) In addition to the duties of an RN3,an employee at this level will perform the following duties:

      (i) Duties of an Assistant director of nursing (clinical) will substantially include,but are not confined to:

        ●providing leadership and role modelling,in collaboration with others including the Assistant director of nursing (management) and Assistant director of nursing (education),particularly in the areas of selection of staff within the employee’s area of responsibility;

        ●provision of appropriate education programs,coordination and promotion of clinical research projects;

        ●participating as a member of the nursing executive team;

        ●contributing to the development of nursing and health unit policy for the purpose of facilitating the provision of quality nursing care;

        ●managing the activities of,and providing leadership,coordination and support to,a specified group of Clinical nurse consultants;

        ●being accountable for the establishment,implementation and evaluation of systems to ensure the standard of nursing care for a specified span of control;

        ●being accountable for the development,implementation and evaluation of patterns of patient care for a specified span of control;

        ●being accountable for clinical operational planning and decision making for a specified span of control;and

        ●being accountable for appropriate clinical standards,through quality assurance programs,for a specified span of control.

      (ii) Duties of an Assistant director of nursing (management) will substantially include,but are not confined to:

        ●providing leadership and role modelling,in collaboration with others including the Assistant director of nursing (clinical) and Assistant director of nursing (education),particularly in the areas of selection of staff within the employee’s area of responsibility;

        ●coordination and promotion of nursing management research projects;

        ●participating as a member of the nursing executive team;

        ●contributing to the development of nursing and health unit policy for the purpose of facilitating the provision of quality nursing care;

        ●managing the activities of,and providing leadership,coordination and support to,a specified group of Nurse managers;

        ●being accountable for the effective and efficient management of human and material resources within a specified span of control;

        ●being accountable for the development and coordination of nursing management systems within a specified span of control;and

        ●being accountable for the structural elements of quality assurance for a specified span of control.

      (iii) Duties of an Assistant director of nursing (education) will substantially include,but are not confined to:

        ●providing leadership and role modelling,in conjunction with others including the Assistant director of nursing (clinical) and the Assistant director of nursing (management),particularly in the areas of selection of staff within the employee’s area of responsibility;

        ●coordination and promotion of nurse education research projects;

        ●participating as a member of the nursing executive team,and contributing to the development of nursing and health unit policy for the purpose of facilitating the provision of quality nursing care;

        ●managing the activities of,and providing leadership,coordination and support to a specific group of Nurse educators;

        ●being accountable for the standards and effective coordination of education programs for a specified population;

        ●being accountable for the development,implementation and evaluation of education and staff development programs for a specified population;

        ●being accountable for the management of educational resources including their financial management and budgeting control;and

        ●undertaking career counselling for nursing staff.

A.4.5 Registered nurse level 5—(RN5)

      (a) An employee at this level:

      (i) holds any other qualification required for working in the employee’s particular practice setting;and

      (ii) is appointed as such by a selection process or by reclassification from a lower level when the employee is required to perform the duties detailed in this subclause on a continuing basis.

An employee at this level may also be known as a Director of nursing.

      (b) Appointment at a particular grade at this level will depend upon the level of complexity associated with the duties described in this clause. In this connection the number of beds in a facility will be a relevant consideration.

      (c) In addition to the duties of an RN4,an employee at this level will perform the following duties:

      ●being accountable for the standards of nursing care for the health unit and for coordination of the nursing service of the health unit;

      ●participating as a member of the executive of the health unit,being accountable to the executive for the development and evaluation of nursing policy,and generally contributing to the development of health unit policy;

      ●providing leadership,direction and management of the nursing division of the health unit in accordance with policies,philosophies,objectives and goals established through consultation with staff and in accordance with the directions of the Board of Directors of the health unit;

      ●providing leadership and role modelling,in collaboration with others,particularly in the areas of staff selection,promotion of participative decision making and decentralisation of nursing management and generally advocating for the interests of nursing to the executive team of the health unit;

      ●managing the budget of the nursing division of the health unit;

      ●ensuring that nursing services meeting changing needs of clients or patients through proper strategic planning;and

      ●complying,and ensuring the compliance of others,with the code of ethics and legal requirements of the nursing profession.

A.5 Enrolled nurses

A.5.1 Enrolled nurse—level 1

      (a) An employee will be appointed to this level based on training and experience including:

      ●having satisfactorily completed a hospital based course of training in nursing of not more than 12 months duration leading to enrolment as an EN;or

      ●having satisfactorily completed a course of training of 12 months duration in a specified branch of nursing leading to enrolment on a register or roll maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia or its successor;and

      ●having practical experience of up to but not more than 12 months in the provision of nursing care and/or services,and,the undertaking of in-service training,subject to its provision by the employing agency,from time to time.

      (b) Skill indicators

      ●The employee has limited or no practical experience of current situations;and

      ●The employee exercises limited discretionary judgment,not yet developed by practical experience.

A.5.2 Enrolled nurse—level 2

      (a) An employee will be appointed to this level based on training and experience including:

      ●having satisfactorily completed a hospital based course of general training in nursing of more than 12 months duration and/or 500 hours or more theory content or a course accredited at advanced certificate,diploma or advanced diploma level leading to enrolment as an EN;or

      ●not more than one further year of practical experience in the provision of nursing care and/or services in addition to the experience,skill and knowledge requirements specified for pay point 1;and

      ●the undertaking of in-service training,subject to its provision by the employing agency,from time to time.

      (b) Skill indicators

The employee is required to demonstrate some of the following in the performance of their work:

      ●a developing ability to recognise changes required in nursing activity and in consultation with the RN,implement and record such changes,as necessary;

      ●an ability to relate theoretical concepts to practice;and/or

      ●requiring assistance in complex situations and in determining priorities.

A.5.3 Enrolled nurse—level 3

      (a) An employee will be appointed to this level based on training and experience including:

      ●not more than one further year of practical experience in the provision of nursing care and/or services,in addition to the experience,skill and knowledge requirements specified for pay point 2;and

      ●the undertaking of in-service training,subject to its provision by the employing agency,from time to time.

      (b) Skill indicators

The employee is required to demonstrate some of the following in the performance of their work:

      ●an ability to organise,practise and complete nursing functions in stable situations with limited direct supervision;

      ●observation and assessment skills to recognise and report deviations from stable conditions;

      ●flexibility in the capacity to undertake work across the broad range of nursing activity and/or competency in a specialised area of practice;and/or

      ●communication and interpersonal skills to assist in meeting psycho-social needs of individuals/groups.

A.5.4 Enrolled nurse—level 4

      (a) An employee will be appointed to this level based on training and experience including:

      ●not more than one further year of practical experience in the provision of nursing care and/or services in addition to the experience,skill and knowledge requirements specified for pay point 3;and

      ●the undertaking of in-service training,subject to its provision by the employing agency,from time to time.

      (b) Skill indicators

The employee is required to demonstrate some of the following in the performance of their work:

      ●speed and flexibility in accurate decision making;

      ●organisation of own workload and ability to set own priorities with minimal direct supervision;

      ●observation and assessment skills to recognise and report deviations from stable conditions across a broad range of patient and/or service needs;and/or

      ●communication and interpersonal skills to meet psychosocial needs of individual/groups.

A.5.5 Enrolled nurse—level 5

      (a) An employee will be appointed to this level based on training and experience including:

      ●not more than one further year of practical experience in the provision of nursing care and/or services in addition to the experience,skill and knowledge requirements specified for pay point 4;and

      ●the undertaking of relevant in-service training,subject to its provision by the employing agency,from time to time.

      (b) Skill indicators

The employee is required to demonstrate some of the following in the performance of their work:

      ●contributes information in assisting the RN with development of nursing strategies/improvements within the employee’s own practice setting and/or nursing team,as necessary;

      ●responds to situations in less stable and/or changed circumstances resulting in positive outcomes,with minimal direct supervision;and

      ●efficiency and sound judgment in identifying situations requiring assistance from an RN.

A.6 Hospital Services employees

A.6.1 Hospital Services employee—level 1

An employee with less than three months work experience in the industry and who performs basic duties.

An employee at this level:

      ●works within established routines,methods and procedures;

      ●has minimal responsibility,accountability or discretion;

      ●works under direct or routine supervision,either individually or in a team;and

      ●is not required to have previous experience or training.

A.6.2 Hospital Services employee—level 2

An employee at this level:

      ●is capable of prioritising work within established routines,methods and procedures;

      ●is responsible for work performed with a limited level of accountability or discretion;

      ●works under direct supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●possesses sound communication skills;and

      ●requires specific on-the-job training and/or relevant skills training or experience.

A.6.3 Hospital Services employee—level 3

An employee,other than an administrative/clerical employee,at this level:

      ●is capable of prioritising work within established routines,methods and procedures;

      ●is responsible for work performed with a medium level of accountability or discretion;

      ●works under general supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●possesses sound communication and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●requires specific on-the-job training and/or relevant skills training or experience.

An administrative/clerical employee at this level undertakes a range of basic clerical functions within established routines,methods and procedures.

A.6.4 Hospital Services employee—level 4

An employee at this level:

      ●is capable of prioritising work within established policies,guidelines and procedures;

      ●is responsible for work performed with a medium level of accountability or discretion;

      ●works under general supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●possesses good communication,interpersonal and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●requires specific on-the-job training,may require formal qualifications and/or relevant skills training or experience at Certificate III level.

A.6.5 Hospital Services employee—level 5

An employee at this level:

      ●is capable of functioning semi autonomously,and prioritising their own work within established policies,guidelines and procedures;

      ●is responsible for work performed with a substantial level of accountability;

      ●works under general supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●in the case of an administrative/clerical employee,requires a comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology and/or a working knowledge of health insurance schemes;

      ●may require basic computer knowledge or be required to use a computer on a regular basis;

      ●possesses administrative skills and problem solving abilities;

      ●possesses well developed communication,interpersonal and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●requires substantial on-the-job training and may require formal qualifications at trade or certificate level and/or relevant skills training or experience.

A.6.6 Hospital Services employee—level 6

An employee at this level:

      ●is capable of functioning with a high level of autonomy,and prioritising their work within established policies,guidelines and procedures;

      ●is responsible for work performed with a substantial level of accountability and responsibility;

      ●works under limited supervision either individually or in a team;

      ●may require comprehensive computer knowledge or be required to use a computer on a regular basis;

      ●possesses administrative skills and problem solving abilities;

      ●possesses well developed communication,interpersonal and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●may require formal qualifications at post-trade or Advanced Certificate or Associate Diploma level and/or relevant skills training or experience.

A.6.7 Hospital Services employee—level 7

An employee at this level:

      ●is capable of functioning autonomously,and prioritising their work and the work of others within established policies,guidelines and procedures;

      ●is responsible for work performed with a substantial level of accountability and responsibility;

      ●may supervise the work of others,including work allocation,rostering and guidance;

      ●works under limited supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●may require comprehensive computer knowledge or be required to use a computer on a regular basis;

      ●possesses developed administrative skills and problem solving abilities;

      ●possesses well developed communication,interpersonal and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●may require formal qualifications at trade or Advanced Certificate or Associate Diploma level and/or relevant skills training or experience.

A.6.8 Hospital Services employee—level 8

Employees at this level will typically have worked or studied in a relevant field and will have achieved a standard of relevant and/or specialist knowledge and experience sufficient to enable them to independently advise on a range of activities and features and contribute,as required,to the determination of objectives,within the relevant field/s of their expertise.

They are responsible and accountable for their own work;and may have delegated responsibility for the work under their control or supervision,in terms of,inter alia,scheduling workloads,resolving operations problems,monitoring the quality of work produced as well as counselling staff for performance as well as work related matters.

They would also be able to train and to supervise employees in lower levels by means of personal instruction and demonstration. They often exercise initiative,discretion and judgment in the performance of their duties.

The possession of relevant post secondary qualifications may be appropriate but not essential.

Indicative typical duties and skills in this level may include:

      ●operating and having responsibility for a complex and diverse payroll system;

      ●applying detailed knowledge of the organisation’s objectives,performance,projected areas of growth,product trends and general industry conditions for the purposes of assisting in developing policy or new products and services to meet changing market needs or other circumstances;

      ●using computer software packages including evaluating and determining optimum software solutions or the integration of complex word processing/data/graphics text;

      ●finalising quotations or costings by applying a detailed knowledge of variable inputs,margins,market conditions,supply and delivery arrangements;or

      ●preparing internal reports for management in any or all of the following areas:

      (a) account/financial;

      (b) staffing;

      (c) legislative requirement;and

      (d) other significant company activities/operations.

A.6.9 Hospital Services employee—level 9

Work at this level is usually performed in relation to established priorities,task methodology and work practices to achieve results in line with the organisation goals.

The work may include preparing papers and reports,drafting complex correspondence for senior employees,undertaking activities of a specialist or detailed nature,assisting in the preparation of procedural guidelines,providing,interpreting and analysing information for clients or other interested parties,exercising specific process responsibilities,and overseeing and co-ordinating the work of subordinate staff.

Work at this level includes supervision of a work group,small work area or office within the total organisational structure and co-ordination of a range of organisation functions.

Work is performed under general direction as to work priorities and may be of a technical or professional,project,procedural or processing nature,or a combination of these.

Direction exercised over work performed at this level may be less direct than at lower levels and is usually related to task methodologies and work practices. Employees at this level are expected to set priorities and to monitor work flow in the area of responsibility.

The work at this level requires the application of knowledge usually gained through previous experience in the discipline or from post secondary or tertiary study. The work may require the co-ordination of a range of organisation functions and the exercising of judgment and/or delegated authority in areas where precedents or procedures are not clearly defined.

Independent action may be exercised at this level,e.g. developing procedures,management strategies and guidelines.

Indicative typical duties and skills at this level may include:

      ●supervising staff,setting priorities,monitoring work flow,and the development of strategies or work practices;

      ●having responsibility for the development of appropriate training programmes related to group development;

      ●applying equal employment opportunity and industrial relations principles;

      ●providing advice in relation to personal and career development related to work requirements;

      ●liaising or communicating with clients or other interested groups;

      ●general knowledge of the organisation’s operations,combined with specialist knowledge of major activities within the work area;or

      ●being able to investigate interpret or evaluate information where legislation,regulations,instructions or procedural guidelines do not give adequate or specific answers.

A.7 Hospital Technical employees

A.7.1 Hospital Technical employee—level 1

An employee at this level:

      ●is capable of prioritising work within established routines,methods and procedures;

      ●is responsible for work performed with a medium level of accountability or discretion;

      ●works under close technical supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●possesses sound communication and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●requires specific on-the-job training and/or relevant skills training or experience.

A.7.2 Hospital Technical employee—level 2

An employee at this level:

      ●is capable of functioning with a high level of autonomy,and prioritising their work within established policies,guidelines and procedures;

      ●is responsible for straightforward work performed with a substantial level of accountability and responsibility;

      ●works under technical supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●may require comprehensive computer knowledge or be required to use a computer on a regular basis;

      ●possesses administrative skills and problem solving abilities;

      ●possesses well developed communication,interpersonal and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●may require formal qualifications at post-trade or Advanced Certificate or Associate Diploma level and/or relevant skills training or experience.

A.7.3 Hospital Technical employee—level 3

An employee at this level:

      ●is capable of functioning semi autonomously,and prioritising their own work within established policies,guidelines and procedures;

      ●is responsible for moderately complex work performed with a substantial level of accountability;

      ●works with limited supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●may require basic computer knowledge or be required to use a computer on a regular basis;

      ●possesses administrative skills and problem solving abilities;

      ●possesses well developed communication,interpersonal and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●requires substantial on-the-job training and may require formal qualifications at trade or certificate level and/or relevant skills training or experience.

A.7.4 Hospital Technical employee—level 4

An employee at this level:

      ●is capable of functioning with a high level of autonomy,and prioritising their work within established policies,guidelines and procedures;

      ●is responsible for complex work performed with a substantial level of accountability and responsibility;

      ●works with limited supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●may require comprehensive computer knowledge or be required to use a computer on a regular basis;

      ●possesses administrative skills and problem solving abilities;

      ●possesses well developed communication,interpersonal and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●may require formal qualifications at post-trade or Advanced Certificate or Associate Diploma level and/or relevant skills training or experience.

A.7.5 Hospital Technical employee—level 5

Employees at this level will typically have worked or studied in a relevant field and will have achieved a standard of relevant and/or specialist knowledge and experience sufficient to enable them to independently advise on a range of activities and features and contribute,as required,to the determination of objectives,within the relevant field/s of their expertise.

They are responsible and accountable for their own work;and may have delegated responsibility for the work under their control or supervision,in terms of,inter alia,scheduling workloads,resolving operations problems,monitoring the quality of work produced as well as counselling staff for performance as well as work related matters.

They would also be able to train and to supervise employees in lower levels by means of personal instruction and demonstration. They often exercise initiative,discretion and judgment in the performance of their duties.

The possession of relevant post secondary qualifications may be appropriate but not essential.

Indicative typical duties and skills in this level may include:

      ●operating and having responsibility for a complex and diverse payroll system;

      ●applying detailed knowledge of the organisation’s objectives,performance,projected areas of growth,product trends and general industry conditions for the purposes of assisting in developing policy or new products and services to meet changing market needs or other circumstances;

      ●using computer software packages including evaluating and determining optimum software solutions or the integration of complex word processing/data/graphics text;

      ●finalising quotations or costings by applying a detailed knowledge of variable inputs,margins,market conditions,supply and delivery arrangements;or

      ●preparing internal reports for management in any or all of the following areas:

      (a) account/financial;

      (b) staffing;

      (c) legislative requirement;and

      (d) other significant company activities/operations.

A.7.6 Hospital Technical employee—level 6

Work at this level is usually performed in relation to established priorities,task methodology and work practices to achieve results in line with the organisation goals.

The work may include preparing papers and reports,drafting complex correspondence for senior employees,undertaking activities of a specialist or detailed nature,assisting in the preparation of procedural guidelines,providing,interpreting and analysing information for clients or other interested parties,exercising specific process responsibilities,and overseeing and co-ordinating the work of subordinate staff.

Work at this level includes supervision of a work group,small work area or office within the total organisational structure and co-ordination of a range of organisation functions.

Work is performed under limited direction as to work priorities and may be of a technical or professional,project,procedural or processing nature,or a combination of these.

Direction exercised over work performed at this level may be less direct than at lower levels and is usually related to task methodologies and work practices. Employees at this level are expected to set priorities and to monitor work flow in the area of responsibility.

The work at this level requires the application of knowledge usually gained through previous experience in the discipline or from post secondary or tertiary study. The work may require the co-ordination of a range of organisation functions and the exercising of judgment and/or delegated authority in areas where precedents or procedures are not clearly defined.

Independent action may be exercised at this level,e.g. developing procedures,management strategies and guidelines.

A.8 Health Professional employees

A.8.1 Health Professional—level 1

Positions at level 1 are regarded as entry level health professionals and for initial years of experience. This level is the entry level for new graduates who meet the requirement to practise as a health professional (where appropriate in accordance with their professional association’s rules and be eligible for membership of their professional association) or such qualification as deemed acceptable by the employer. It is also the level for the early stages of the career of a health professional.

A.8.2 Health Professional—level 2

A health professional at this level works independently and is required to exercise independent judgment on routine matters. They may require professional supervision from more senior members of the profession or health team when performing novel,complex,or critical tasks. They have demonstrated a commitment to continuing professional development and may have contributed to workplace education through provision of seminars,lectures or in-services. At this level the health professional may be actively involved in quality improvement activities or research. At this level the health professional contributes to the evaluation and analysis of guidelines,policies and procedures applicable to their clinical/professional work and may be required to contribute to the supervision of discipline specific students.

A.8.3 Health Professional—level 3

A health professional at this level would be experienced and be able to independently apply professional knowledge and judgment when performing novel,complex,or critical tasks specific to their discipline. At this level health professionals will have additional responsibilities.

An employee at this level:

      ●works in an area that requires high levels of specialist knowledge and skill as recognised by the employer;

      ●is actively contributing to the development of professional knowledge and skills in their field of work as demonstrated by positive impacts on service delivery,positive referral patterns to area of expertise and quantifiable/measurable improvements in health outcomes;

      ●may be a sole discipline specific health professional in a metropolitan,regional or rural setting who practices in professional isolation from health professionals from the same discipline;

      ●is performing across a number of recognised specialties within a discipline;

      ●may be accountable for allocation and/or expenditure of resources and ensuring targets are met and is responsible for ensuring optimal budget outcomes for their customers and communities;

      ●may be responsible for providing regular feedback and appraisals for senior staff to improve health outcomes for customers and for maintaining a performance management system;and

      ●is responsible for providing support for the efficient,cost effective and timely delivery of services.

A.8.4 Health Professional—level 4

A health professional at this level applies a high level of professional judgment and knowledge when performing a wide range of novel,complex,and critical tasks,specific to their discipline.

An employee at this level:

      ●has a proven record of achievement at a senior level;

      ●has the capacity to allocate resources,set priorities and ensure budgets are met within a large and complex organisation;

      ●may be responsible to the executive for providing effective services and ensuring budget/strategic targets are met;

      ●supervises staff where required;and

      ●is expected to develop/implement and deliver strategic business plans which increase the level of care to customers within a budget framework.

A.9 Hospital Administrative Officers

A.9.1 Hospital Administrative Officer - level 1

An employee at this level:

      ●carries out routine checks by simple comparisons,maintaining basic records,obtaining or providing information about straight forward matters and routine user maintenance of equipment;

      ●undertakes a range of basic clerical functions within established routines,methods and procedures requiring the application of basic skills and routines;

      ●works under close supervision,either individually or in a team;

      ●possesses sound communication and/or arithmetic skills;and

      ●requires specific on-the-job training and/or relevant skills training or experience.

A.9.2 Hospital Administrative Officer - level 2

An employee at this level:

      ●works either individually or in a team undertaking a range of operational and administrative tasks under general instruction and close supervision but with discretion in selecting the most appropriate method and sequence;

      ●requires a comprehensive knowledge of specific procedures and regulations such as of medical terminology and/or a working knowledge of health insurance schemes;

      ●may require basic computer knowledge or be required to use a computer on a regular basis;

      ●possesses administrative skills and problem solving abilities;where problems encountered are of a simple nature with solutions found by reference to established methods and procedures;and

      ●possesses well developed communication,interpersonal and/or arithmetic skills.

Schedule B—Summary of hourly rates of pay

[Varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592]

B.1 Full-time and part-time employees other than shiftworkers –ordinary rates

[B.1 varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

 

Ordinary hourly rate

 

$

Administrative Service Officers (ASO)

 

ASO 1

21.35

ASO 2

23.14

ASO 3

25.11

ASO 4

26.72

ASO 5

28.86

ASO 6

30.46

Senior Officers Grade (SOG)

 

SOG C

33.48

SOG B

36.32

SOG A

41.74

General Service Officers (GSO)

 

GSO2

19.78

GSO3

20.74

GSO4

21.25

GSO5

22.15

GSO6

22.96

GSO7

24.14

GSO8

25.38

GSO9

26.60

GSO10

29.54

Hospital Employees

 

Director of Nursing (RN5)

42.45

Registered Nurses (RN)

 

RN1.1

24.04

RN1.2

24.80

RN1.3

25.40

RN1.4

25.97

RN1.5

26.74

RN1.6

27.49

RN1.7

28.24

RN2.1

28.94

RN2.2

29.45

RN2.3

29.94

RN2.4

30.39

RN3.1

31.33

RN3.2

31.90

RN3.3

32.47

RN3.4

33.02

RN3B

34.01

RN4.1

36.06

RN4.2

38.27

RN4.3

40.48

RN5

42.45

Enrolled Nurses (EN)

 

EN (Level 1)

21.93

EN (Level 2)

22.29

EN (Level 3)

22.60

EN (Level 4)

22.91

EN (Level 5)

23.21

Hospital Service Employees (HSE)

 

HSE (Level 1)

19.76

HSE (Level 2)

20.73

HSE (Level 3)

21.24

HSE (Level 4)

22.15

HSE (Level 5)

22.96

HSE (Level 6)

24.15

HSE (Level 7)

25.41

HSE (Level 8)

26.64

HSE (Level 9)

28.16

Hospital Technical Employees (HTE)

 

HTE (Level 1)

21.27

HTE (Level 2)

24.68

HTE (Level 3)

27.08

HTE (Level 4)

30.12

HTE (Level 5)

33.15

HTE (Level 6)

35.85

Hospital Professional Employees (HPE)

 

HPE (Level 1)

23.64

HPE (Level 2)

29.58

HPE (Level 3)

35.85

HPE (Level 4)

39.19

Hospital Administrative Officers (HAO)

 

HAO (Level 1)

20.74

HAO (Level 2)

22.52

B.2 Full-time and part-time employees other than shiftworkers –overtime rates

[B.2 varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

 

Mon-Sat - first 3 hours

Mon-Sat - after 3 hours

Sunday - all day

Public holiday - within 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Public holiday - outside 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

 

% of ordinary hourly rate

 

150%

200%

200%

150%

200%

 

$

$

$

$

$

Administrative Service Officers (ASO)

ASO 1

32.03

42.70

42.70

32.03

42.70

ASO 2

34.71

46.28

46.28

34.71

46.28

ASO 3

37.67

50.22

50.22

37.67

50.22

ASO 4

40.08

53.44

53.44

40.08

53.44

ASO 5

43.29

57.72

57.72

43.29

57.72

ASO 6

45.69

60.92

60.92

45.69

60.92

Senior Officers Grade (SOG)

SOG C

50.22

66.96

66.96

50.22

66.96

SOG B

54.48

72.64

72.64

54.48

72.64

SOG A

62.61

83.48

83.48

62.61

83.48

General Service Officers (GSO)

GSO2

29.67

39.56

39.56

29.67

39.56

GSO3

31.11

41.48

41.48

31.11

41.48

GSO4

31.88

42.50

42.50

31.88

42.50

GSO5

33.23

44.30

44.30

33.23

44.30

GSO6

34.44

45.92

45.92

34.44

45.92

GSO7

36.21

48.28

48.28

36.21

48.28

GSO8

38.07

50.76

50.76

38.07

50.76

GSO9

39.90

53.20

53.20

39.90

53.20

GSO10

44.31

59.08

59.08

44.31

59.08

Hospital employees

Director of Nursing (RN 5)

63.68

84.90

84.90

63.68

84.90

Registered Nurses (RN)

RN1.1

36.06

48.08

48.08

36.06

48.08

RN1.2

37.20

49.60

49.60

37.20

49.60

RN1.3

38.10

50.80

50.80

38.10

50.80

RN1.4

38.96

51.94

51.94

38.96

51.94

RN1.5

40.11

53.48

53.48

40.11

53.48

RN1.6

41.24

54.98

54.98

41.24

54.98

RN1.7

42.36

56.48

56.48

42.36

56.48

RN2.1

43.41

57.88

57.88

43.41

57.88

RN2.2

44.18

58.90

58.90

44.18

58.90

RN2.3

44.91

59.88

59.88

44.91

59.88

RN2.4

45.59

60.78

60.78

45.59

60.78

RN3.1

47.00

62.66

62.66

47.00

62.66

RN3.2

47.85

63.80

63.80

47.85

63.80

RN3.3

48.71

64.94

64.94

48.71

64.94

RN3.4

49.53

66.04

66.04

49.53

66.04

RN3B

51.02

68.02

68.02

51.02

68.02

RN4.1

54.09

72.12

72.12

54.09

72.12

RN4.2

57.41

76.54

76.54

57.41

76.54

RN4.3

60.72

80.96

80.96

60.72

80.96

RN5

63.68

84.90

84.90

63.68

84.90

Enrolled Nurses (EN)

EN (Level 1)

32.90

43.86

43.86

32.90

43.86

EN (Level 2)

33.44

44.58

44.58

33.44

44.58

EN (Level 3)

33.90

45.20

45.20

33.90

45.20

EN (Level 4)

34.37

45.82

45.82

34.37

45.82

EN (Level 5)

34.82

46.42

46.42

34.82

46.42

Hospital Service Employees (HSE)

HSE (Level 1)

29.64

39.52

39.52

29.64

39.52

HSE (Level 2)

31.10

41.46

41.46

31.10

41.46

HSE (Level 3)

31.86

42.48

42.48

31.86

42.48

HSE (Level 4)

33.23

44.30

44.30

33.23

44.30

HSE (Level 5)

34.44

45.92

45.92

34.44

45.92

HSE (Level 6)

36.23

48.30

48.30

36.23

48.30

HSE (Level 7)

38.12

50.82

50.82

38.12

50.82

HSE (Level 8)

39.96

53.28

53.28

39.96

53.28

HSE (Level 9)

42.24

56.32

56.32

42.24

56.32

Hospital Technical Employees (HTE)

HTE (Level 1)

31.91

42.54

42.54

31.91

42.54

HTE (Level 2)

37.02

49.36

49.36

37.02

49.36

HTE (Level 3)

40.62

54.16

54.16

40.62

54.16

HTE (Level 4)

45.18

60.24

60.24

45.18

60.24

HTE (Level 5)

49.73

66.30

66.30

49.73

66.30

HTE (Level 6)

53.78

71.70

71.70

53.78

71.70

Hospital Professional Employees (HPE)

HPE (Level 1)

35.46

47.28

47.28

35.46

47.28

HPE (Level 2)

44.37

59.16

59.16

44.37

59.16

HPE (Level 3)

53.78

71.70

71.70

53.78

71.70

HPE (Level 4)

58.79

78.38

78.38

58.79

78.38

Hospital Administrative Officers (HAO)

HAO (Level 1)

31.11

41.48

41.48

31.11

41.48

HAO (Level 2)

33.78

45.04

45.04

33.78

45.04

B.3 Full-time and part-time shiftworkers –ordinary and penalty rates

[B.3 varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

 

Day

Night

Saturday

Sunday

Public holiday

 

% of ordinary hourly rate

 

100%

115%

150%

200%

250%

 

$

$

$

$

$

Administrative Service Officers (ASO)

ASO 1

21.35

24.55

32.03

42.70

53.38

ASO 2

23.14

26.61

34.71

46.28

57.85

ASO 3

25.11

28.88

37.67

50.22

62.78

ASO 4

26.72

30.73

40.08

53.44

66.80

ASO 5

28.86

33.19

43.29

57.72

72.15

ASO 6

30.46

35.03

45.69

60.92

76.15

Senior Officers Grade (SOG)

SOG C

33.48

38.50

50.22

66.96

83.70

SOG B

36.32

41.77

54.48

72.64

90.80

SOG A

41.74

48.00

62.61

83.48

104.35

General Service Officers (GSO)

GSO2

19.78

22.75

29.67

39.56

49.45

GSO3

20.74

23.85

31.11

41.48

51.85

GSO4

21.25

24.44

31.88

42.50

53.13

GSO5

22.15

25.47

33.23

44.30

55.38

GSO6

22.96

26.40

34.44

45.92

57.40

GSO7

24.14

27.76

36.21

48.28

60.35

GSO8

25.38

29.19

38.07

50.76

63.45

GSO9

26.60

30.59

39.90

53.20

66.50

GSO10

29.54

33.97

44.31

59.08

73.85

Hospital employees

Director of Nursing (RN5)

42.45

48.82

63.68

84.90

106.13

Registered Nurses (RN)

RN1.1

24.04

27.65

36.06

48.08

60.10

RN1.2

24.80

28.52

37.20

49.60

62.00

RN1.3

25.40

29.21

38.10

50.80

63.50

RN1.4

25.97

29.87

38.96

51.94

64.93

RN1.5

26.74

30.75

40.11

53.48

66.85

RN1.6

27.49

31.61

41.24

54.98

68.73

RN1.7

28.24

32.48

42.36

56.48

70.60

RN2.1

28.94

33.28

43.41

57.88

72.35

RN2.2

29.45

33.87

44.18

58.90

73.63

RN2.3

29.94

34.43

44.91

59.88

74.85

RN2.4

30.39

34.95

45.59

60.78

75.98

RN3.1

31.33

36.03

47.00

62.66

78.33

RN3.2

31.90

36.69

47.85

63.80

79.75

RN3.3

32.47

37.34

48.71

64.94

81.18

RN3.4

33.02

37.97

49.53

66.04

82.55

RN3B

34.01

39.11

51.02

68.02

85.03

RN4.1

36.06

41.47

54.09

72.12

90.15

RN4.2

38.27

44.01

57.41

76.54

95.68

RN4.3

40.48

46.55

60.72

80.96

101.20

RN5

42.45

48.82

63.68

84.90

106.13

Enrolled Nurses (EN)

EN (Level 1)

21.93

25.22

32.90

43.86

54.83

EN (Level 2)

22.29

25.63

33.44

44.58

55.73

EN (Level 3)

22.60

25.99

33.90

45.20

56.50

EN (Level 4)

22.91

26.35

34.37

45.82

57.28

EN (Level 5)

23.21

26.69

34.82

46.42

58.03

Hospital Service Employees (HSE)

HSE (Level 1)

19.76

22.72

29.64

39.52

49.40

HSE (Level 2)

20.73

23.84

31.10

41.46

51.83

HSE (Level 3)

21.24

24.43

31.86

42.48

53.10

HSE (Level 4)

22.15

25.47

33.23

44.30

55.38

HSE (Level 5)

22.96

26.40

34.44

45.92

57.40

HSE (Level 6)

24.15

27.77

36.23

48.30

60.38

HSE (Level 7)

25.41

29.22

38.12

50.82

63.53

HSE (Level 8)

26.64

30.64

39.96

53.28

66.60

HSE (Level 9)

28.16

32.38

42.24

56.32

70.40

Hospital Technical Employees (HTE)

HTE (Level 1)

21.27

24.46

31.91

42.54

53.18

HTE (Level 2)

24.68

28.38

37.02

49.36

61.70

HTE (Level 3)

27.08

31.14

40.62

54.16

67.70

HTE (Level 4)

30.12

34.64

45.18

60.24

75.30

HTE (Level 5)

33.15

38.12

49.73

66.30

82.88

HTE (Level 6)

35.85

41.23

53.78

71.70

89.63

Hospital Professional Employees (HPE)

HPE (Level 1)

23.64

27.19

35.46

47.28

59.10

HPE (Level 2)

29.58

34.02

44.37

59.16

73.95

HPE (Level 3)

35.85

41.23

53.78

71.70

89.63

HPE (Level 4)

39.19

45.07

58.79

78.38

97.98

Hospital Administrative Officers (HAO)

HAO (Level 1)

20.74

23.85

31.11

41.48

51.85

HAO (Level 2)

22.52

25.90

33.78

45.04

56.30

B.4 Full-time and part-time shiftworkers –overtime rates

[B.4 varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

 

Mon - Sat - first 3 hours

Mon - Sat - after 3 hours

Sunday - all day

Public holiday - within 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Public holiday -outside 7:00 am -6:00 pm

 

% of ordinary hourly rate

 

150%

200%

200%

150%

200%

 

$

$

$

$

$

Administrative Service Officers (ASO)

ASO 1

32.03

42.70

42.70

32.03

42.70

ASO 2

34.71

46.28

46.28

34.71

46.28

ASO 3

37.67

50.22

50.22

37.67

50.22

ASO 4

40.08

53.44

53.44

40.08

53.44

ASO 5

43.29

57.72

57.72

43.29

57.72

ASO 6

45.69

60.92

60.92

45.69

60.92

Senior Officers Grade (SOG)

SOG C

50.22

66.96

66.96

50.22

66.96

SOG B

54.48

72.64

72.64

54.48

72.64

SOG A

62.61

83.48

83.48

62.61

83.48

General Service Officers (GSO)

GSO2

29.67

39.56

39.56

29.67

39.56

GSO3

31.11

41.48

41.48

31.11

41.48

GSO4

31.88

42.50

42.50

31.88

42.50

GSO5

33.23

44.30

44.30

33.23

44.30

GSO6

34.44

45.92

45.92

34.44

45.92

GSO7

36.21

48.28

48.28

36.21

48.28

GSO8

38.07

50.76

50.76

38.07

50.76

GSO9

39.90

53.20

53.20

39.90

53.20

GSO10

44.31

59.08

59.08

44.31

59.08

Hospital employees

Director of Nursing (RN5)

63.68

84.90

84.90

63.68

84.90

Registered Nurses (RN)

RN1.1

36.06

48.08

48.08

36.06

48.08

RN1.2

37.20

49.60

49.60

37.20

49.60

RN1.3

38.10

50.80

50.80

38.10

50.80

RN1.4

38.96

51.94

51.94

38.96

51.94

RN1.5

40.11

53.48

53.48

40.11

53.48

RN1.6

41.24

54.98

54.98

41.24

54.98

RN1.7

42.36

56.48

56.48

42.36

56.48

RN2.1

43.41

57.88

57.88

43.41

57.88

RN2.2

44.18

58.90

58.90

44.18

58.90

RN2.3

44.91

59.88

59.88

44.91

59.88

RN2.4

45.59

60.78

60.78

45.59

60.78

RN3.1

47.00

62.66

62.66

47.00

62.66

RN3.2

47.85

63.80

63.80

47.85

63.80

RN3.3

48.71

64.94

64.94

48.71

64.94

RN3.4

49.53

66.04

66.04

49.53

66.04

RN3B

51.02

68.02

68.02

51.02

68.02

RN4.1

54.09

72.12

72.12

54.09

72.12

RN4.2

57.41

76.54

76.54

57.41

76.54

RN4.3

60.72

80.96

80.96

60.72

80.96

RN5

63.68

84.90

84.90

63.68

84.90

Enrolled Nurses (EN)

EN (Level 1)

32.90

43.86

43.86

32.90

43.86

EN (Level 2)

33.44

44.58

44.58

33.44

44.58

EN (Level 3)

33.90

45.20

45.20

33.90

45.20

EN (Level 4)

34.37

45.82

45.82

34.37

45.82

EN (Level 5)

34.82

46.42

46.42

34.82

46.42

Hospital Service Employees (HSE)

HSE (Level 1)

29.64

39.52

39.52

29.64

39.52

HSE (Level 2)

31.10

41.46

41.46

31.10

41.46

HSE (Level 3)

31.86

42.48

42.48

31.86

42.48

HSE (Level 4)

33.23

44.30

44.30

33.23

44.30

HSE (Level 5)

34.44

45.92

45.92

34.44

45.92

HSE (Level 6)

36.23

48.30

48.30

36.23

48.30

HSE (Level 7)

38.12

50.82

50.82

38.12

50.82

HSE (Level 8)

39.96

53.28

53.28

39.96

53.28

HSE (Level 9)

42.24

56.32

56.32

42.24

56.32

Hospital Technical Employees (HTE)

HTE (Level 1)

31.91

42.54

42.54

31.91

42.54

HTE (Level 2)

37.02

49.36

49.36

37.02

49.36

HTE (Level 3)

40.62

54.16

54.16

40.62

54.16

HTE (Level 4)

45.18

60.24

60.24

45.18

60.24

HTE (Level 5)

49.73

66.30

66.30

49.73

66.30

HTE (Level 6)

53.78

71.70

71.70

53.78

71.70

Hospital Professional Employees (HPE)

HPE (Level 1)

35.46

47.28

47.28

35.46

47.28

HPE (Level 2)

44.37

59.16

59.16

44.37

59.16

HPE (Level 3)

53.78

71.70

71.70

53.78

71.70

HPE (Level 4)

58.79

78.38

78.38

58.79

78.38

Hospital Administrative Officers (HAO)

HAO (Level 1)

31.11

41.48

41.48

31.11

41.48

HAO (Level 2)

33.78

45.04

45.04

33.78

45.04

B.5 Casual employees other than casual shiftworkers –ordinary rates

[B.5 varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

 

% of ordinary hourly rate

 

125%

 

$

Administrative Service Officers (ASO)

ASO 1

26.69

ASO 2

28.93

ASO 3

31.39

ASO 4

33.40

ASO 5

36.08

ASO 6

38.08

Senior Officers Grade (SOG)

 

SOG C

41.85

SOG B

45.40

SOG A

52.18

General Service Officers (GSO)

 

GSO2

24.73

GSO3

25.93

GSO4

26.56

GSO5

27.69

GSO6

28.70

GSO7

30.18

GSO8

31.73

GSO9

33.25

GSO10

36.93

Hospital employees

Director of Nursing (RN5)

53.06

Registered Nurses (RN)

 

RN1.1

30.05

RN1.2

31.00

RN1.3

31.75

RN1.4

32.46

RN1.5

33.43

RN1.6

34.36

RN1.7

35.30

RN2.1

36.18

RN2.2

36.81

RN2.3

37.43

RN2.4

37.99

RN3.1

39.16

RN3.2

39.88

RN3.3

40.59

RN3.4

41.28

RN3B

42.51

RN4.1

45.08

RN4.2

47.84

RN4.3

50.60

RN5

53.06

Enrolled Nurses (EN)

 

EN (Level 1)

27.41

EN (Level 2)

27.86

EN (Level 3)

28.25

EN (Level 4)

28.64

EN (Level 5)

29.01

Hospital Service Employees (HSE)

 

HSE (Level 1)

24.70

HSE (Level 2)

25.91

HSE (Level 3)

26.55

HSE (Level 4)

27.69

HSE (Level 5)

28.70

HSE (Level 6)

30.19

HSE (Level 7)

31.76

HSE (Level 8)

33.30

HSE (Level 9)

35.20

Hospital Technical Employees (HTE)

 

HTE (Level 1)

26.59

HTE (Level 2)

30.85

HTE (Level 3)

33.85

HTE (Level 4)

37.65

HTE (Level 5)

41.44

HTE (Level 6)

44.81

Hospital Professional Employees (HPE)

 

HPE (Level 1)

29.55

HPE (Level 2)

36.98

HPE (Level 3)

44.81

HPE (Level 4)

48.99

Hospital Administrative Officers (HAO)

 

HAO (Level 1)

25.93

HAO (Level 2)

28.15

B.6 Casual employees other than casual shiftworkers –overtime rates

[B.6 varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

 

Mon - Sat - first 3 hours

Mon - Sat - after 3 hours

Sunday - all day

Public holiday - within 7:00 am- 6:00 pm

Public holiday - outside 7:00 am- 6:00 pm

 

% of ordinary hourly rate

 

150%

200%

200%

150%

200%

 

$

$

$

$

$

Administrative Service Officers (ASO)

ASO 1

32.03

42.70

42.70

32.03

42.70

ASO 2

34.71

46.28

46.28

34.71

46.28

ASO 3

37.67

50.22

50.22

37.67

50.22

ASO 4

40.08

53.44

53.44

40.08

53.44

ASO 5

43.29

57.72

57.72

43.29

57.72

ASO 6

45.69

60.92

60.92

45.69

60.92

Senior Officers Grade (SOG)

SOG C

50.22

66.96

66.96

50.22

66.96

SOG B

54.48

72.64

72.64

54.48

72.64

SOG A

62.61

83.48

83.48

62.61

83.48

General Service Officers (GSO)

GSO2

29.67

39.56

39.56

29.67

39.56

GSO3

31.11

41.48

41.48

31.11

41.48

GSO4

31.88

42.50

42.50

31.88

42.50

GSO5

33.23

44.30

44.30

33.23

44.30

GSO6

34.44

45.92

45.92

34.44

45.92

GSO7

36.21

48.28

48.28

36.21

48.28

GSO8

38.07

50.76

50.76

38.07

50.76

GSO9

39.90

53.20

53.20

39.90

53.20

GSO10

44.31

59.08

59.08

44.31

59.08

Hospital employees

Director of Nursing (RN5)

63.68

84.90

84.90

63.68

84.90

Registered Nurses (RN)

RN1.1

36.06

48.08

48.08

36.06

48.08

RN1.2

37.20

49.60

49.60

37.20

49.60

RN1.3

38.10

50.80

50.80

38.10

50.80

RN1.4

38.96

51.94

51.94

38.96

51.94

RN1.5

40.11

53.48

53.48

40.11

53.48

RN1.6

41.24

54.98

54.98

41.24

54.98

RN1.7

42.36

56.48

56.48

42.36

56.48

RN2.1

43.41

57.88

57.88

43.41

57.88

RN2.2

44.18

58.90

58.90

44.18

58.90

RN2.3

44.91

59.88

59.88

44.91

59.88

RN2.4

45.59

60.78

60.78

45.59

60.78

RN3.1

47.00

62.66

62.66

47.00

62.66

RN3.2

47.85

63.80

63.80

47.85

63.80

RN3.3

48.71

64.94

64.94

48.71

64.94

RN3.4

49.53

66.04

66.04

49.53

66.04

RN3B

51.02

68.02

68.02

51.02

68.02

RN4.1

54.09

72.12

72.12

54.09

72.12

RN4.2

57.41

76.54

76.54

57.41

76.54

RN4.3

60.72

80.96

80.96

60.72

80.96

RN5

63.68

84.90

84.90

63.68

84.90

Enrolled Nurses (EN)

EN (Level 1)

32.90

43.86

43.86

32.90

43.86

EN (Level 2)

33.44

44.58

44.58

33.44

44.58

EN (Level 3)

33.90

45.20

45.20

33.90

45.20

EN (Level 4)

34.37

45.82

45.82

34.37

45.82

EN (Level 5)

34.82

46.42

46.42

34.82

46.42

Hospital Service Employees (HSE)

HSE (Level 1)

29.64

39.52

39.52

29.64

39.52

HSE (Level 2)

31.10

41.46

41.46

31.10

41.46

HSE (Level 3)

31.86

42.48

42.48

31.86

42.48

HSE (Level 4)

33.23

44.30

44.30

33.23

44.30

HSE (Level 5)

34.44

45.92

45.92

34.44

45.92

HSE (Level 6)

36.23

48.30

48.30

36.23

48.30

HSE (Level 7)

38.12

50.82

50.82

38.12

50.82

HSE (Level 8)

39.96

53.28

53.28

39.96

53.28

HSE (Level 9)

42.24

56.32

56.32

42.24

56.32

Hospital Technical Employees (HTE)

HTE (Level 1)

31.91

42.54

42.54

31.91

42.54

HTE (Level 2)

37.02

49.36

49.36

37.02

49.36

HTE (Level 3)

40.62

54.16

54.16

40.62

54.16

HTE (Level 4)

45.18

60.24

60.24

45.18

60.24

HTE (Level 5)

49.73

66.30

66.30

49.73

66.30

HTE (Level 6)

53.78

71.70

71.70

53.78

71.70

Hospital Professional Employees (HPE)

HPE (Level 1)

35.46

47.28

47.28

35.46

47.28

HPE (Level 2)

44.37

59.16

59.16

44.37

59.16

HPE (Level 3)

53.78

71.70

71.70

53.78

71.70

HPE (Level 4)

58.79

78.38

78.38

58.79

78.38

Hospital Administrative Officers (HAO)

HAO (Level 1)

31.11

41.48

41.48

31.11

41.48

HAO (Level 2)

33.78

45.04

45.04

33.78

45.04

B.7 Casual shiftworkers –ordinary and penalty rates

[B.7 varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

 

Day

Night

Saturday

Sunday

Public holiday

 

% of ordinary hourly rate

 

125%

140%

175%

225%

275%

 

$

$

$

$

$

Administrative Service Officers (ASO)

ASO 1

26.69

29.89

37.36

48.04

58.71

ASO 2

28.93

32.40

40.50

52.07

63.64

ASO 3

31.39

35.15

43.94

56.50

69.05

ASO 4

33.40

37.41

46.76

60.12

73.48

ASO 5

36.08

40.40

50.51

64.94

79.37

ASO 6

38.08

42.64

53.31

68.54

83.77

Senior Officers Grade (SOG)

SOG C

41.85

46.87

58.59

75.33

92.07

SOG B

45.40

50.85

63.56

81.72

99.88

SOG A

52.18

58.44

73.05

93.92

114.79

General Service Officers (GSO)

GSO2

24.73

27.69

34.62

44.51

54.40

GSO3

25.93

29.04

36.30

46.67

57.04

GSO4

26.56

29.75

37.19

47.81

58.44

GSO5

27.69

31.01

38.76

49.84

60.91

GSO6

28.70

32.14

40.18

51.66

63.14

GSO7

30.18

33.80

42.25

54.32

66.39

GSO8

31.73

35.53

44.42

57.11

69.80

GSO9

33.25

37.24

46.55

59.85

73.15

GSO10

36.93

41.36

51.70

66.47

81.24

Hospital employees

Director of Nursing (RN5)

53.06

59.43

74.29

95.51

116.74

Registered Nurses (RN)

RN1.1

30.05

33.66

42.07

54.09

66.11

RN1.2

31.00

34.72

43.40

55.80

68.20

RN1.3

31.75

35.56

44.45

57.15

69.85

RN1.4

32.46

36.36

45.45

58.43

71.42

RN1.5

33.43

37.44

46.80

60.17

73.54

RN1.6

34.36

38.49

48.11

61.85

75.60

RN1.7

35.30

39.54

49.42

63.54

77.66

RN2.1

36.18

40.52

50.65

65.12

79.59

RN2.2

36.81

41.23

51.54

66.26

80.99

RN2.3

37.43

41.92

52.40

67.37

82.34

RN2.4

37.99

42.55

53.18

68.38

83.57

RN3.1

39.16

43.86

54.83

70.49

86.16

RN3.2

39.88

44.66

55.83

71.78

87.73

RN3.3

40.59

45.46

56.82

73.06

89.29

RN3.4

41.28

46.23

57.79

74.30

90.81

RN3B

42.51

47.61

59.52

76.52

93.53

RN4.1

45.08

50.48

63.11

81.14

99.17

RN4.2

47.84

53.58

66.97

86.11

105.24

RN4.3

50.60

56.67

70.84

91.08

111.32

RN5

53.06

59.43

74.29

95.51

116.74

Enrolled Nurses (EN)

EN (Level 1)

27.41

30.70

38.38

49.34

60.31

EN (Level 2)

27.86

31.21

39.01

50.15

61.30

EN (Level 3)

28.25

31.64

39.55

50.85

62.15

EN (Level 4)

28.64

32.07

40.09

51.55

63.00

EN (Level 5)

29.01

32.49

40.62

52.22

63.83

Hospital Service Employees (HSE)

HSE (Level 1)

24.70

27.66

34.58

44.46

54.34

HSE (Level 2)

25.91

29.02

36.28

46.64

57.01

HSE (Level 3)

26.55

29.74

37.17

47.79

58.41

HSE (Level 4)

27.69

31.01

38.76

49.84

60.91

HSE (Level 5)

28.70

32.14

40.18

51.66

63.14

HSE (Level 6)

30.19

33.81

42.26

54.34

66.41

HSE (Level 7)

31.76

35.57

44.47

57.17

69.88

HSE (Level 8)

33.30

37.30

46.62

59.94

73.26

HSE (Level 9)

35.20

39.42

49.28

63.36

77.44

Hospital Technical Employees (HTE)

HTE (Level 1)

26.59

29.78

37.22

47.86

58.49

HTE (Level 2)

30.85

34.55

43.19

55.53

67.87

HTE (Level 3)

33.85

37.91

47.39

60.93

74.47

HTE (Level 4)

37.65

42.17

52.71

67.77

82.83

HTE (Level 5)

41.44

46.41

58.01

74.59

91.16

HTE (Level 6)

44.81

50.19

62.74

80.66

98.59

Hospital Professional Employees (HPE)

HPE (Level 1)

29.55

33.10

41.37

53.19

65.01

HPE (Level 2)

36.98

41.41

51.77

66.56

81.35

HPE (Level 3)

44.81

50.19

62.74

80.66

98.59

HPE (Level 4)

48.99

54.87

68.58

88.18

107.77

Hospital Administrative Officers (HAO)

HAO (Level 1)

25.93

29.04

36.30

46.67

57.04

HAO (Level 2)

28.15

31.53

39.41

50.67

61.93

B.8 Casual shiftworkers –overtime rates

[B.8 varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

 

Mon - Sat - first 3 hours

Mon - Sat - after 3 hours

Sunday - all day

Public holiday - within 7:00 am- 6:00 pm

Public holiday - outside 7:00 am- 6:00 pm

 

% of ordinary hourly rate

 

150%

200%

200%

150%

200%

 

$

$

$

$

$

Administrative Service Officers (ASO)

ASO 1

32.03

42.70

42.70

32.03

42.70

ASO 2

34.71

46.28

46.28

34.71

46.28

ASO 3

37.67

50.22

50.22

37.67

50.22

ASO 4

40.08

53.44

53.44

40.08

53.44

ASO 5

43.29

57.72

57.72

43.29

57.72

ASO 6

45.69

60.92

60.92

45.69

60.92

Senior Officers Grade (SOG)

SOG C

50.22

66.96

66.96

50.22

66.96

SOG B

54.48

72.64

72.64

54.48

72.64

SOG A

62.61

83.48

83.48

62.61

83.48

General Service Officers (GSO)

GSO2

29.67

39.56

39.56

29.67

39.56

GSO3

31.11

41.48

41.48

31.11

41.48

GSO4

31.88

42.50

42.50

31.88

42.50

GSO5

33.23

44.30

44.30

33.23

44.30

GSO6

34.44

45.92

45.92

34.44

45.92

GSO7

36.21

48.28

48.28

36.21

48.28

GSO8

38.07

50.76

50.76

38.07

50.76

GSO9

39.90

53.20

53.20

39.90

53.20

GSO10

44.31

59.08

59.08

44.31

59.08

Hospital employees

Director of Nursing (RN5)

63.68

84.90

84.90

63.68

84.90

Registered Nurses (RN)

RN1.1

36.06

48.08

48.08

36.06

48.08

RN1.2

37.20

49.60

49.60

37.20

49.60

RN1.3

38.10

50.80

50.80

38.10

50.80

RN1.4

38.96

51.94

51.94

38.96

51.94

RN1.5

40.11

53.48

53.48

40.11

53.48

RN1.6

41.24

54.98

54.98

41.24

54.98

RN1.7

42.36

56.48

56.48

42.36

56.48

RN2.1

43.41

57.88

57.88

43.41

57.88

RN2.2

44.18

58.90

58.90

44.18

58.90

RN2.3

44.91

59.88

59.88

44.91

59.88

RN2.4

45.59

60.78

60.78

45.59

60.78

RN3.1

47.00

62.66

62.66

47.00

62.66

RN3.2

47.85

63.80

63.80

47.85

63.80

RN3.3

48.71

64.94

64.94

48.71

64.94

RN3.4

49.53

66.04

66.04

49.53

66.04

RN3B

51.02

68.02

68.02

51.02

68.02

RN4.1

54.09

72.12

72.12

54.09

72.12

RN4.2

57.41

76.54

76.54

57.41

76.54

RN4.3

60.72

80.96

80.96

60.72

80.96

RN5

63.68

84.90

84.90

63.68

84.90

Enrolled Nurses (EN)

EN (Level 1)

32.90

43.86

43.86

32.90

43.86

EN (Level 2)

33.44

44.58

44.58

33.44

44.58

EN (Level 3)

33.90

45.20

45.20

33.90

45.20

EN (Level 4)

34.37

45.82

45.82

34.37

45.82

EN (Level 5)

34.82

46.42

46.42

34.82

46.42

Hospital Service Employees (HSE)

HSE (Level 1)

29.64

39.52

39.52

29.64

39.52

HSE (Level 2)

31.10

41.46

41.46

31.10

41.46

HSE (Level 3)

31.86

42.48

42.48

31.86

42.48

HSE (Level 4)

33.23

44.30

44.30

33.23

44.30

HSE (Level 5)

34.44

45.92

45.92

34.44

45.92

HSE (Level 6)

36.23

48.30

48.30

36.23

48.30

HSE (Level 7)

38.12

50.82

50.82

38.12

50.82

HSE (Level 8)

39.96

53.28

53.28

39.96

53.28

HSE (Level 9)

42.24

56.32

56.32

42.24

56.32

Hospital Technical Employees (HTE)

HTE (Level 1)

31.91

42.54

42.54

31.91

42.54

HTE (Level 2)

37.02

49.36

49.36

37.02

49.36

HTE (Level 3)

40.62

54.16

54.16

40.62

54.16

HTE (Level 4)

45.18

60.24

60.24

45.18

60.24

HTE (Level 5)

49.73

66.30

66.30

49.73

66.30

HTE (Level 6)

53.78

71.70

71.70

53.78

71.70

Hospital Professional Employees (HPE)

HPE (Level 1)

35.46

47.28

47.28

35.46

47.28

HPE (Level 2)

44.37

59.16

59.16

44.37

59.16

HPE (Level 3)

53.78

71.70

71.70

53.78

71.70

HPE (Level 4)

58.79

78.38

78.38

58.79

78.38

Hospital Administrative Officers (HAO)

HAO (Level 1)

31.11

41.48

41.48

31.11

41.48

HAO (Level 2)

33.78

45.04

45.04

33.78

45.04

   

Schedule C—Summary of Monetary Allowances

[Varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592]

See clause 11Allowances for full details of allowances payable under this award.

C.1 Wage-related allowances

[C.1 substituted by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

The wage related allowances in this award are based on the standard rate as defined in Schedule F—Definitions as the minimum hourly rate for an ASO Level 2 in clause 10.4 = $23.14.

C.2 Adjustment of wage-related allowances

Wage related allowances are adjusted in accordance with increases to wages and are based on a percentage of the standard rate as specified.

C.3 Expense-related allowances

C.4 Adjustment of expense related allowances

At the time of any adjustment to the standard rate,each expense related allowance will be increased by the relevant adjustment factor. The relevant adjustment factor for this purpose is the percentage movement in the applicable index figure most recently published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics since the allowance was last adjusted.

The applicable index figure is the index figure published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics for the Eight Capitals Consumer Price Index (Cat No. 6401.0),as follows:

    Allowance

    Applicable Consumer Price Index figure

    Removal allowances

    All Groups

    Disturbance allowance

    All Groups

    District allowance

    All Groups

    Travel allowance

    All Groups

    Education allowance

    Education

   

Schedule D—Supported Wage System

[Varied by PR581528,PR592689,PR606630,PR709080]

D.1 This schedule defines the conditions which will apply to employees who because of the effects of a disability are eligible for a supported wage under the terms of this award.

D.2 In this schedule:

approved assessor means a person accredited by the management unit established by the Commonwealth under the supported wage system to perform assessments of an individual’s productive capacity within the supported wage system

assessment instrument means the tool provided for under the supported wage system that records the assessment of the productive capacity of the person to be employed under the supported wage system

disability support pension means the Commonwealth pension scheme to provide income security for persons with a disability as provided under the Social Security Act 1991 (Cth),as amended from time to time,or any successor to that scheme

relevant minimum wage means the minimum wage prescribed in this award for the class of work for which an employee is engaged

supported wage system (SWS) means the Commonwealth Government system to promote employment for people who cannot work at full award wages because of a disability,as documented in the Supported Wage System Handbook. The Handbook is available from the following website:www.jobaccess.gov.au

SWS wage assessment agreement means the document in the form required by the Department of Social Services that records the employee’s productive capacity and agreed wage rate

D.3 Eligibility criteria

D.3.1 Employees covered by this schedule will be those who are unable to perform the range of duties to the competence level required within the class of work for which the employee is engaged under this award,because of the effects of a disability on their productive capacity and who meet the impairment criteria for receipt of a disability support pension.

D.3.2 This schedule does not apply to any existing employee who has a claim against the employer which is subject to the provisions of workers compensation legislation or any provision of this award relating to the rehabilitation of employees who are injured in the course of their employment.

D.4 Supported wage rates

D.4.1 Employees to whom this schedule applies will be paid the applicable percentage of the relevant minimum wage according to the following schedule:

    Assessed capacity (clause D.5)

    %

    Relevant minimum wage

    %

    10

    10

    20

    20

    30

    30

    40

    40

    50

    50

    60

    60

    70

    70

    80

    80

    90

    90

[D.4.2 varied by PR581528,PR592689,PR606630,PR709080 ppc 01Jul19]

D.4.2 Provided that the minimum amount payable must be not less than $87 per week.

D.4.3 Where an employee’s assessed capacity is 10%,they must receive a high degree of assistance and support.

D.5 Assessment of capacity

D.5.1 For the purpose of establishing the percentage of the relevant minimum wage,the productive capacity of the employee will be assessed in accordance with the Supported Wage System by an approved assessor,having consulted the employer and employee and,if the employee so desires,a union which the employee is eligible to join.

D.5.2 All assessments made under this schedule must be documented in an SWS wage assessment agreement,and retained by the employer as a time and wages record in accordance with the Act.

D.6 Lodgement of SWS wage assessment agreement

D.6.1 All SWS wage assessment agreements under the conditions of this schedule,including the appropriate percentage of the relevant minimum wage to be paid to the employee,must be lodged by the employer with the Fair Work Commission.

D.6.2 All SWS wage assessment agreements must be agreed and signed by the employee and employer parties to the assessment. Where a union which has an interest in the award is not a party to the assessment,the assessment will be referred by the Fair Work Commission to the union by certified mail and the agreement will take effect unless an objection is notified to the Fair Work Commission within 10 working days.

D.7 Review of assessment

The assessment of the applicable percentage should be subject to annual or more frequent review on the basis of a reasonable request for such a review. The process of review must be in accordance with the procedures for assessing capacity under the supported wage system.

D.8 Other terms and conditions of employment

Where an assessment has been made,the applicable percentage will apply to the relevant minimum wage only. Employees covered by the provisions of this schedule will be entitled to the same terms and conditions of employment as other workers covered by this award on a pro rata basis.

D.9 Workplace adjustment

An employer wishing to employ a person under the provisions of this schedule must take reasonable steps to make changes in the workplace to enhance the employee’s capacity to do the job. Changes may involve re-design of job duties,working time arrangements and work organisation in consultation with other workers in the area.

D.10 Trial period

D.10.1 In order for an adequate assessment of the employee’s capacity to be made,an employer may employ a person under the provisions of this schedule for a trial period not exceeding 12 weeks,except that in some cases additional work adjustment time (not exceeding four weeks) may be needed.

D.10.2 During that trial period the assessment of capacity will be undertaken and the percentage of the relevant minimum wage for a continuing employment relationship will be determined.

[D.10.3 varied by PR581528,PR592689,PR606630,PR709080 ppc 01Jul19]

D.10.3 The minimum amount payable to the employee during the trial period must be no less than $87 per week.

D.10.4 Work trials should include induction or training as appropriate to the job being trialled.

D.10.5 Where the employer and employee wish to establish a continuing employment relationship following the completion of the trial period,a further contract of employment will be entered into based on the outcome of assessment under clause D.5.

Schedule E—National Training Wage

[Varied by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592]

E.1 Title

This is the National Training Wage Schedule.

E.2 Definitions

In this schedule:

adult trainee is a trainee who would qualify for the highest minimum wage in Wage Level A or B if covered by that wage level

approved training means the training specified in the training contract

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is a national framework for qualifications in post-compulsory education and training

out of school refers only to periods out of school beyond Year 10 as at the first of January in each year and is deemed to:

      (a) include any period of schooling beyond Year 10 which was not part of or did not contribute to a completed year of schooling;

      (b) include any period during which a trainee repeats in whole or part a year of schooling beyond Year 10;and

      (c) not include any period during a calendar year in which a year of schooling is completed

relevant State or Territory training authority means the bodies in the relevant State or Territory which exercise approval powers in relation to traineeships and register training contracts under the relevant State or Territory vocational education and training legislation

relevant State or Territory vocational education and training legislation means the following or any successor legislation:

Australian Capital Territory:Training and Tertiary Education Act 2003;

New South Wales:Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act 2001;

Northern Territory:Northern Territory Employment and Training Act 1991;

Queensland:Vocational Education,Training and Employment Act 2000;

South Australia:Training and Skills Development Act 2008;

Tasmania:Vocational Education and Training Act 1994;

Victoria:Education and Training Reform Act 2006;or

Western Australia:Vocational Education and Training Act 1996

trainee is an employee undertaking a traineeship under a training contract

traineeship means a system of training which has been approved by the relevant State or Territory training authority,which meets the requirements of a training package developed by the relevant Industry Skills Council and endorsed by the National Quality Council,and which leads to an AQF certificate level qualification

training contract means an agreement for a traineeship made between an employer and an employee which is registered with the relevant State or Territory training authority

training package means the competency standards and associated assessment guidelines for an AQF certificate level qualification which have been endorsed for an industry or enterprise by the National Quality Council and placed on the National Training Information Service with the approval of the Commonwealth,State and Territory Ministers responsible for vocational education and training,and includes any relevant replacement training package

year 10 includes any year before Year 10

E.3 Coverage

E.3.1 Subject to clauses E.3.2 to E.3.5 of this schedule,this schedule applies in respect of an employee covered by this award who is undertaking a traineeship whose training package and AQF certificate level is allocated to a wage level by clause E.7 or by clause E.5.4 of this schedule.

E.3.2 This schedule only applies to AQF Certificate Level IV traineeships for which a relevant AQF Certificate Level III traineeship is listed in clause E.7.

E.3.3 This schedule does not apply to qualifications not identified in training packages or to qualifications in training packages which are not identified as appropriate for a traineeship.

E.3.4 Where the terms and conditions of this schedule conflict with other terms and conditions of this award dealing with traineeships,the other terms and conditions of this award prevail.

E.3.5 At the conclusion of the traineeship,this schedule ceases to apply to the employee.

E.4 Types of Traineeship

The following types of traineeship are available under this schedule:

E.4.1 a full-time traineeship based on 38 ordinary hours per week,with 20% of ordinary hours being approved training;and

E.4.2 a part-time traineeship based on less than 38 ordinary hours per week,with 20% of ordinary hours being approved training solely on-the-job or partly on-the-job and partly off-the-job,or where training is fully off-the-job.

E.5 Minimum Wages

E.5.1 Minimum wages for traineeships

[E.5 substituted by PR581292,PR592251,PR606475,PR707592 ppc 01Jul19]

      (a) Wage Level A

Subject to clause E.5.2 to E.5.3 of this schedule,the minimum wages for a trainee undertaking a full-time or part-time AQF Certificate Level I–III traineeship whose training package and AQF certificate levels are allocated to Wage Level A by clause E.7 are:

       

      Highest year of schooling completed

       

      Year 10

      Year 11

      Year 12

       

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

       

      $

      $

      $

      $

      $

      $

      School leaver

      332.80

      10.95

      366.50

      12.07

      436.60

      14.37

      Plus 1 year out of school

      366.50

      12.07

      436.60

      14.37

      508.10

      16.73

      Plus 2 years out of school

      436.60

      14.37

      508.10

      16.73

      591.30

      19.45

      Plus 3 years out of school

      508.10

      16.73

      591.30

      19.45

      677.00

      22.26

      Plus 4 years out of school

      591.30

      19.45

      677.00

      22.26

        

      Plus 5 or more years out of school

      677.00

      22.26

          

      (b) Wage Level B

Subject to clause E.5.2 to E.5.3 of this schedule,the minimum wages for a trainee undertaking a full-time or part-time AQF Certificate Level I–III traineeship whose training package and AQF certificate levels are allocated to Wage Level B by clause E.7 are:

       

      Highest year of schooling completed

       

      Year 10

      Year 11

      Year 12

       

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

       

      $

      $

      $

      $

      $

      $

      School leaver

      332.80

      10.95

      366.50

      12.07

      424.80

      13.99

      Plus 1 year out of school

      366.50

      12.07

      424.80

      13.99

      488.60

      16.08

      Plus 2 years out of school

      424.80

      13.99

      488.60

      16.08

      573.10

      18.87

      Plus 3 years out of school

      488.60

      16.08

      573.10

      18.87

      653.70

      21.52

      Plus 4 years out of school

      573.10

      18.87

      653.70

      21.52

        

      Plus 5 or more years out of school

      653.70

      21.52

          

      (c) Wage Level C

Subject to clauses E.5.2 to E.5.3 of this schedule,the minimum wages for a trainee undertaking a part-time AQF Certificate Level I–III traineeship whose training package and AQF certificate levels are allocated to Wage Level C by clause E.7 are:

       

      Highest year of schooling completed

       

      Year 10

      Year 11

      Year 12

       

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

       

      $

      $

      $

      $

        $

      $

      School leaver

      332.80

      10.95

      366.50

      12.07

      424.80

      13.99

      Plus 1 year out of school

      366.50

      12.07

      424.80

      13.99

      478.20

      15.73

      Plus 2 years out of school

      424.80

      13.99

      478.20

      15.73

      534.30

      17.57

      Plus 3 years out of school

      478.20

      15.73

      534.30

      17.57

      595.20

      19.58

      Plus 4 years out of school

      534.30

      17.57

      595.20

      19.58

        

      Plus 5 or more years out of school

      595.20

      19.58

          

      (d) AQF Certificate Level IV traineeships

      (i) Subject to clause E.5.2 to E.5.3 of this schedule,the minimum wages for a trainee undertaking a traineeship are the minimum wages for the relevant Level III traineeship with the addition of 3.8% to those minimum wages.

      (ii) Subject to clause E.5.2 to E.5.3 of this schedule,the minimum wages for an adult trainee undertaking an AQF Certificate Level IV traineeship are as follows,provided that the relevant wage level is that for the relevant AQF Certificate Level III traineeship:

      Wage level

      First year of traineeship

      Second and subsequent years of traineeship

       

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

      Full-time weekly

      Part-time hourly

       

      $

      $

      $

      $

      Wage Level A

      703.20

      23.12

      730.40

      24.03

      Wage Level B

      678.40

      22.29

      704.40

      23.15

      Wage Level C

      617.40

      20.31

      640.70

      21.08

      (e) School-based traineeships

Subject to clause E.5.2 to E.5.3 of this schedule, the minimum hourly wages for a trainee undertaking a school-based Wage Levels A or B traineeship are as follows when the trainee works ordinary hours:

      Year of schooling

      Year 11 or lower

      Year 12

      per hour

      per hour

      $

      $

      10.95

      12.07

E.5.2 Calculating the actual minimum wage

      (a) Where the approved training for a part-time traineeship is provided fully off-the-job by a registered training organisation,for example at school or at TAFE,the relevant minimum wage in clauses E.5.1(a)(d) of this schedule applies to each ordinary hour worked by the trainee.

      (b) Where the approved training for a part-time traineeship is undertaken solely on-the-job or partly on-the-job and partly off-the-job,the relevant minimum wage in clauses E.5.1(a)(d) of this schedule minus 20% applies to each ordinary hour worked by the trainee.

E.5.3 Other minimum wage provisions

      (a) An employee who was employed by an employer immediately prior to becoming a trainee with that employer must not suffer a reduction in their minimum wage per week or per hour by virtue of becoming a trainee. Casual loadings will be disregarded when determining whether the employee has suffered a reduction in their minimum wage.

      (b) If a qualification is converted from a Level II to a Level III traineeship,or from a Level III to a Level IV traineeship,then the trainee must be paid the next highest minimum wage provided in this schedule,where a higher minimum wage is provided for the new certificate level.

E.5.4 Default wage rate

The minimum wage for a trainee undertaking an AQF Certificate Level I–III traineeship whose training package and AQF certificate level are not allocated to a wage level in clause E.7 is the relevant minimum wage under this schedule for a trainee undertaking an AQF Certificate to Level I–III traineeship whose training package and AQF certificate level are allocated to Wage Level B.

E.6 Employment conditions

E.6.1 A trainee undertaking a school-based traineeship may,with the agreement of the trainee,be paid an additional loading of 25% on all ordinary hours worked instead of paid annual leave,paid personal/carer’s leave and paid absence on public holidays,provided that where the trainee works on a public holiday then the public holiday provisions of this award apply.

E.6.2 A trainee is entitled to be released from work without loss of continuity of employment and to payment of the appropriate wages to attend any training and assessment specified in,or associated with,the training contract.

E.6.3 Time spent by a trainee,other than a trainee undertaking a school-based traineeship,in attending any training and assessment specified in,or associated with,the training contract is to be regarded as time worked for the employer for the purposes of calculating the trainee’s wages and determining the trainee’s employment conditions.

Note:The time to be included for the purpose of calculating the wages for part-time trainees whose approved training is fully off-the-job is determined by clause E.5.2(a) and not by this clause.

E.6.4 Subject to clause E.3.4 of this schedule, all other terms and conditions of this award apply to a trainee unless specifically varied by this schedule.

E.7 Allocation of Traineeships to Wage Levels

The wage levels applying to training packages and their AQF certificate levels are:

E.7.1 Wage Level A

    Training package

    AQF certificate level

    Aeroskills

    II

    Aviation

    I
    II
    III

    Beauty

    III

    Business Services

    I
    II
    III

    Chemical,Hydrocarbons and Refining

    I
    II
    III

    Civil Construction

    III

    Coal Training Package

    II
    III

    Community Services

    II
    III

    Construction,Plumbing and Services Integrated Framework

    I
    II
    III

    Correctional Services

    II
    III

    Drilling

    II
    III

    Electricity Supply Industry—Generation Sector

    II
    III (in Western Australia only)

    Electricity Supply Industry—Transmission,Distribution and Rail Sector

    II

    Electrotechnology

    I
    II
    III (in Western Australia only)

    Financial Services

    I
    II
    III

    Floristry

    III

    Food Processing Industry

    III

    Gas Industry

    III

    Information and Communications Technology

    I
    II
    III

    Laboratory Operations

    II
    III

    Local Government (other than Operational Works Cert I and II)

    I
    II
    III

    Manufactured Mineral Products

    III

    Manufacturing

    I
    II
    III

    Maritime

    I
    II
    III

    Metal and Engineering (Technical)

    II
    III

    Metalliferous Mining

    II
    III

    Museum,Library and Library/Information Services

    II
    III

    Plastics,Rubber and Cablemaking

    III

    Public Safety

    III

    Public Sector

    II
    III

    Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Industries

    III

    Retail Services (including wholesale and Community pharmacy)

    III

    Telecommunications

    II
    III

    Textiles,Clothing and Footwear

    III

    Tourism,Hospitality and Events

    I
    II
    III

    Training and Assessment

    III

    Transport and Distribution

    III

    Water Industry (Utilities)

    III

E.7.2 Wage Level B

    Training package

    AQF certificate level

    Animal Care and Management

    I
    II
    III

    Asset Maintenance

    I
    II
    III

    Australian Meat Industry

    I
    II
    III

    Automotive Industry Manufacturing

    II
    III

    Automotive Industry Retail,Service and Repair

    I
    II
    III

    Beauty

    II

    Caravan Industry

    II
    III

    Civil Construction

    I

    Community Recreation Industry

    III

    Entertainment

    I
    II
    III

    Extractive Industries

    II
    III

    Fitness Industry

    III

    Floristry

    II

    Food Processing Industry

    I
    II

    Forest and Forest Products Industry

    I
    II
    III

    Furnishing

    I
    II
    III

    Gas Industry

    I
    II

    Health

    II
    III

    Local Government (Operational Works)

    I
    II

    Manufactured Mineral Products

    I
    II

    Metal and Engineering (Production)

    II
    III

    Outdoor Recreation Industry

    I
    II
    III

    Plastics,Rubber and Cablemaking

    II

    Printing and Graphic Arts

    II
    III

    Property Services

    I
    II
    III

    Public Safety

    I
    II

    Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Industries

    I
    II

    Retail Services

    I
    II

    Screen and Media

    I
    II
    III

    Sport Industry

    II
    III

    Sugar Milling

    I
    II
    III

    Textiles,Clothing and Footwear

    I
    II

    Transport and Logistics

    I
    II

    Visual Arts,Craft and Design

    I
    II
    III

    Water Industry

    I
    II

         

Schedule F—Definitions

F.1.1 In this award,unless the contrary intention appears:

Act means the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)

Administrator means the Administrator of the Territory of Christmas Island

Administration means the organisation established under the Administration Ordinance 1968 for the purpose of the government of the Territory of Christmas Island

afternoon shift for the purpose of shift work means any shift finishing after 6.00 pm and at or before midnight

apportionment formula is the formula used to apportion an annual sum into an amount payable each pay period and shall be the annual sum multiplied by twelve and divided by 313

casual ordinary hourly rate means the hourly rate for a casual employee for the employee’s classification specified in clause 10.4,plus any allowances specified as being included in the employee’s ordinary hourly rate

child includes an adopted child,an ex-nuptial child,a foster child,a step-child or a ward

Conditions of service (Australia based) determination means the conditions of service provided for under a determination made by the Minister under section 11 of the Administration Ordinance 1968

Day shift for the purpose of shift work means any shift commencing after 7.00 am and finishing before 6.00 pm

dependant, in relation to an employee,means:

      ●the spouse of the employee,or

      ●a child or parent of the employee,or of the spouse of the employee,being a child or parent who ordinarily resides with the employee and who is wholly or substantially dependent upon the employee

eligible dependant means a dependant of an employee who ordinarily lives with the employee and whose annual gross income in any relevant financial year is less than the National Minimum Wage

employee means national system employee within the meaning of the Act who is covered by this Award

employer means the Minister or the appointed delegate of the Minister

excluded employee means an employee:

who is a part-time employee and who has not worked at least 36.75 hours in a week (for Administrative Service Officers) or 38 hours in a week (for other employees),exclusive of overtime;or

whose salary is equivalent to or higher than that of an Administrative Service Office Level 6.

fixed term employee means an employee who is engaged for a specific period of time and/or for a specific task or tasks

FWC means the Fair Work Commission

Island means Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean

immediate family as defined in the Act

Minister means the Minister for the time being administering the Territory of Christmas Island

National Minimum Wage means the annualised amount of the gross weekly wage determined by the FWC to apply to award or agreement-free employees

NES means the National Employment Standards as contained in sections 59 to 131 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)

Night shift for the purpose of shift work means any shift finishing after midnight and at or before 7.00 am

Ordinance means the Administration Ordinance 1968

ordinary hourly rate means the hourly rate for the employee’s classification specified in clause 10.4 plus any allowances specified as being included in the employee’s ordinary hourly rate

partner means,in relation to a person who is a member of a couple,the other member of the couple

permanent employee means an employee who is engaged on an indefinite contract of service

public holiday means a day gazetted as a public holiday under the Public and Bank Holidays Act 1972 (WA)(CI)

redeployment means the transfer of an employee whose position has been made redundant to another position with the employer

redundant means the abolition of a position in the employer’s establishment

rostered shift means a shift of which the employee concerned has had at least 72 hours’notice

salary means an employee’s annual rate as calculated in accordance with clause 10.3 plus any allowances specified as being included in the employee’s ordinary hourly rate

spouse means the partner of an employee and includes a person who is living with the employee as their husband or wife although not legally married to the employee;

standard rate means the minimum hourly pay rate for an ASO Level 2 in clause 10.4

shiftworker means an employee who works on shifts that are continuously rostered 24 hours a day for at least five consecutive days without interruption

Union means the Union of Christmas Island Workers

F.1.2 Annual leave airfare –example calculations

      (a) Example (1) –employee with no dependants:

Cost of return adult airfare Christmas Island to Perth on 1 January 2000 = $1462.00 
Highest marginal tax rate including Medicare levy = 48.5% 
Gross payment required = $1462.00 divided by (1- 0.485) = $2838.84 
Tax deducted at 48.5% = $(1376.84) 
Net amount paid to employee = $1462.00

      (b) Example (2) –employee with spouse and dependant child:

Cost of return adult airfare for employee,spouse and child ($1462.00 + $1462.00 + $978.00) = $3902.00 
Highest marginal tax rate including Medicare levy = 48.5% 
Gross payment required = $3902.00 divided by (1- 0.485) = $7576.70 
Tax deducted at 48.5% = $(3674.70) 
Net amount paid to employee = $3902.00

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Code:
MA000149
Title:
Christmas Island Administration Enterprise Award 2016
Effective:
20 Jun 2019
Updated:
24 Jun 2019
Instrument Type:
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States:
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Christmas Island Administration Enterprise Award 2016
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