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Minimum Wage Decision

The minimum wage panel of Fair Work Australia ("FWA") handed down its annual decision on minimum wages at 10:00 am this morning.

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David Thompson,

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FWA has made the following determinations: 

  • to increase the national minimum wage by  $17.10 per week.  This results in an increase from $15.51 per hour ($589.30 per week) to $15.96 per hour ($606.40 per week); and 
  • 2.9% increases in hourly modern award minimum rates of pay across the board. 
The increases awarded will take effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2012. more...Download PDF



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