Minimum Wage Increases 2.5%

Following the Fair Work Commission’s 2021 Annual Wage Review decision, minimum wages are set to increase by 2.5%, on the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July. This increase will affect hourly rates as well as public holidays and other penalties in all employees.

Under the Miscellaneous Award, for nannies and domestic staff over 21 classified as Level 2, the minimum hourly rate are as follows:

Permanent Staff minimum wage increases from $21.20 per hour to $21.72 per hour

Casual Staff minimum wage increases from $26.50 per hour to $27.15 per hour

For further information review the FWO announcement.

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Making sure you have met your payment and Award requirements is one of the more annoying and time consuming part of employing a nanny. Domestic Payroll can help.

We are here to help, assisting with the required payments and keeping track of legislative changes. Get in touch with us now and find out how paying the nanny can become an easy process including managing the Miscellaneous Award.

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