Award Rate Increases - Feb 2021

Last June, the Fair Work Commission announced increases to minimum award wages, with the roll out staged across 3 different dates / award groups. The third and final stage take effect from 1 February 2021, with a 1.75% increase to the minimum rates in the awards listed below. You should refer to the award and/or its associated pay guide for updated information.

  • Air Pilots Award

  • Aircraft Cabin Crew Award

  • Airline Operations-Ground Staff Award

  • Airport Employees Award

  • Alpine Resorts Award

  • Amusement, Events and Recreation Award

  • Commercial Sales Award

  • Dry Cleaning and Laundry Industry Award

  • Fast Food Industry Award

  • Fitness Industry Award

  • General Retail Industry Award

  • Hair and Beauty Industry Award

  • Horse and Greyhound Training Award

  • Hospitality Industry (General) Award

  • Live Performance Award

  • Mannequins and Models Award

  • Marine Tourism and Charter Vessels Award

  • Nursery Award

  • Professional Diving Industry (Recreational) Award

  • Racing Clubs Events Award

  • Racing Industry Ground Maintenance Award

  • Registered and Licensed Clubs Award

  • Restaurant Industry Award

  • Sporting Organisations Award

  • Travelling Shows Award

  • Vehicle Repair, Services and Retail Award

  • Wine Industry Award

As always, the team at Edwards HR are here to answer your questions and provide support across all areas of HR. You can reach us on the details below: Emma Edwards – 0459 818 011 or Cindy Bennett – 0497 497 342 or

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