Federal Minimum Wage Increase 2017

The Fair Work Commission has handed down a decision to deliver a 3.3% increase to the Federal minimum wage and Modern Awards.

These rates will take effect from the first FULL pay period on or after July 1.

The pay calculator is available on the Fair Work website.

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You can register to automatic receive updates on the award and the pay rates by going to:


Where will I find a copy of the award??

Most OSHC services (except Local Government) are covered by the Children’s Services Award.

A copy of the award should be kept in every service and staff should be able to freely access it.

Download a copy of the award here: http://awardviewer.fwo.gov.au/award/show/MA000120