Minimum Wage in Australia 2017

The Australian National Minimum Wage increase in July 2017

The minimum wage in Australia will rise to $18.29 per hour, or $694.90 per week, from the 1st July 2017. An estimated 2.3 million low paid workers will see the benefit… Read the rest

The Australian National Minimum Wage increase in July 2017

The minimum wage in Australia will rise to $18.29 per hour, or $694.90 per week, from the 1st July 2017. An estimated 2.3 million low paid workers will see the benefit… Read the rest

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Retirement Pension

Retirement Pension Income in Australia

The Australian Retirement pension consists of two possible parts: The Government Aged Pension Benefit, paid by Centrelink (the welfare system). The compulsory Employer Paid Super scheme. The British Retirement pension consists of two possible parts:… Read the rest

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Minimum Wage in Australia

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,… Read the rest

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Average Wage in Australia1998-2014

Average Wages in Australia 1998 to 2014

The average wage in Australia for a MALE working FULL TIME is now $1,649 per week, or $85,779 per year. This is a 2.8% increase during the previous 12 months. Full time Females… Read the rest

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Unemployment Rates Australia and England

Unemployment Rates Australia and England

[important] Updates to Unemployment Rates in June 2015 6.1% Aus -June 2015 Seasonally Adjusted. www.abs.gov.au (8.2% Tas and 4.1% ACT) 5.6% UK – June 2015 www.ons.gov.uk [/important]   2014 Update: United Kingdom: Unemployment fell by… Read the rest

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Sales Occupations wages

The 2010 ASHE (Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings) shows that the lowest paid of all UK full-time employees were those in ‘Sales occupations’, at an average of £287 a week. The Australian Bureau of Statistics 2010 “6302.0 – Average… Read the rest

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Rent as a Percentage of Income

Median Rent figures are easily available for Brisbane in Queensland, from the Queensland Residential Tenancies Authority. These figures were available for the 3 months ended Sept 2010. Weekly Rent Property Type New Rentals $365.00 Two bedroom flats/units 4,303 $380.00 3… Read the rest

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Hays Recruiting Reports

The Hays Quarterly Report is a guide to current hotspots of recruitment activity and trends. It is updated each quarter to reflect changing market conditions, and shows things such as; which skills are in demand, what recruiting, salary or candidate… Read the rest

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LAFHA – Living Away From Home Allowance

The Living Away from Home Allowance is one of the most popular searched terms for workers on the 457 Visa. LAFHA may cease to be available to foreign workers from July 2012 See: LAFHA to be abolished This tax benefit… Read the rest

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Average Hourly Wage rates rise by 2.96% from June 2009 to June 2010

According to the ABS 6345.0 – Labour Price Index, the increase in the trend wage index through the year to June quarter 2010 for all employee jobs in Australia was 2.96%. Employees in the Public Sector averaged 4.03% Employees in… Read the rest

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Unemployment Rate May

The following charts show the Australian Unemployment Rates for May in each year between 1978 to 2010. Each chart shows an individual State, and the rate of unemployment for FULL TIME workers. 1994 appears to have been the peak for… Read the rest

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Hays Salary Guide in Australia

There is an excellent source of Average salary guides for specific occupations produced in Australia, for various professions, but especially the Accounting profession. This is produced by Hays Recruiting, and can be seen at Hays Salary Survey. A few examples… Read the rest

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Average Working Week Australia and UK

The average Australian full time worker does 4.3% more hours per week than those in the United Kingdom. When moving from one country to another, one of the things worth checking is the amount of time to be spent working.… Read the rest

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Paid Paternity Leave in Australia

Paid Parental Leave became available from January 2011 in Australia. The Paid Parental Leave scheme: Is government funded, not an employers expense. Is for eligible working parents (Australian residents) of children born or adopted on or after 1 January 2011.… Read the rest

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Unemployment in Australia

Australian Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment rates, for Full Time Workers: Males Females Apr-2009 5.31% 6.01% May-2009 5.88% 6.28% Jun-2009 5.96% 6.47% Jul-2009 6.03% 6.28% Aug-2009 5.75% 6.54% Sep-2009 5.72% 6.78% Oct-2009 5.83% 6.60% Nov-2009 5.63% 6.48% Dec-2009 5.42% 6.23% Jan-2010 4.97%… Read the rest

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Unemployment Rate 2009

2009 Australian Unemployment Rates The following figures have been obtained from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Males looking for Full Time  Work, Seasonally Adjusted: Jan-2009 4.64% Feb-2009 5.07% Mar-2009 5.47% Apr-2009 5.30% May-2009 5.86% Jun-2009 5.95% Jul-2009 6.04% Aug-2009 5.76%… Read the rest

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Unemployment Rate December

Unemployment Rate – for December each year. Males looking for full-time work, Seasonally Adjusted Dec-1978 5.325% Dec-1979 4.852% Dec-1980 4.826% Dec-1981 4.854% Dec-1982 9.058% Dec-1983 9.306% Dec-1984 8.219% Dec-1985 7.110% Dec-1986 7.961% Dec-1987 7.055% Dec-1988 6.040% Dec-1989 5.237% Dec-1990 7.719%… Read the rest

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Tax Rate Comparison UK-AUS

Comparison of Australian and UK wage and tax rates July 2009 Average Earners Based on the average/median Male Full time earnings for each country. Total deductions as a percentage of gross earnings 23.9% UK 23.7% Aus Note: An extra, non… Read the rest

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Wage Comparison UK Australia 2009

A comparison of average wages between Australia and the United Kingdom. I am selecting to compare ‘Full time earnings’ rather than the average of Full Time and Part Time, as this should give a more realistic indication for someone that… Read the rest

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