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New pay rates from 1 July

New pay rates came into effect from 1 July 2019 with the minimum wage increasing by 3% from the first full pay period. The new national minimum wage is now $740.80 per week or $19.49 per hour. The national minimum wage applies to employees who aren’t covered by an award or agreement.

Penalty rates have also changed in the Hospitality and Fast Food awards.

 

11 Jul 2019

Brett Walker

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