Minimum Wage Increase and Changes in Super

If you are an employer, please note the minimum wages have been revised in Australia with effect from 01 July 2022. The national minimum wage rate increased from $20.33 to $21.38 per hour and $772.60 to $812.44 per week.

Minimum Award Wage Increase

Awards are legal documents that outline the minimum pay rates and conditions of employment. If you’re not sure which award applies to you, use Find my award.

The FWC has announced that minimum award wages will increase by 4.6%, which is subject to a minimum increase for award classifications of $40 per week and based on a 38-hour week for a full-time employee.

This means minimum award wages:

  • above $869.60 per week, will get a 4.6% increase
  • below $869.60 per week, will get a $40 increase.

In addition to an increase in minimum wages, below are the changes to superannuation (super) with effect from 1 July.

For further information, please click on the below link.

Please note if you are preparing a pay run by yourself please pay updated rates for your employees. If you need any help, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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