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Jul 19 2015

Minimum Wage in Australia


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Australia has a National Minimum Wage

As at July 2015 the Australian National minimum wage is $17.29 per hour or $656.90 per 38 hour week (before tax).
This applied from the first pay period after 1 July 2015

Casual Workers, under the National Award, are entitled to a minimum 25% extra loading.

The National rate for July 2014 was $16.87 per hour or $640.90 a week.

Western Australia Minimum Wage:

As at July 2015 the Western Australia State minimum wage is $17.89 per hour or $679.90 per 38 hour week (before tax).

Casual Workers, under the Western Australia State Award, are entitled to a minimum 20% extra loading.

The above rates are all for ADULT wages, 21 and over.

National Minimum Wage July 2015
Weekly Hourly Age
$656.90 $17.29 Adult
$641.79 $16.89 20 years
$541.94 $14.26 19 years
$448.66 $11.81 18 years
$379.69 $ 9.99 17 years
$310.71 $ 8.18 16 years
$241.74 $ 6.36 Under 16 years
Western Australia Minimum Wage July 2015
Weekly Hourly Age
$679.90 $17.89 Adult
$612.00 $16.11 20 years
$544.00 $14.32 19 years
$476.00 $12.53 18 years
$408.00 $10.74 17 years
$340.00 $ 8.95 16 years
$272.00 $ 7.16 Under 16 years

 

Source:

National Award: www.fairwork.gov.au

Western Australia State Award www.commerce.wa.gov.au

See also: Minimum Wage in Australia and United Kingdom



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