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1.75% increase to minimum wages for Group 3 Awards effective 1 February 2021 .

From the first full pay period on or after 1 February 2021, new minimum rates and allowances start in awards for the Accommodation and Food Services, Arts and Recreation Services, Aviation, Retail and Tourism industries.

Following on from Group 1 Awards increasing from 1 July 2020 and Group 2 Awards increasing 1 November 2020, Group 3 Awards increase from the first full pay period starting on or after 1February 2021. Below is a list of Awards affected:

  • Air Pilots Award

  • Aircraft Cabin Crew Award

  • Airline Operations-Ground Staff Award

  • Airport Employees Award

  • Alpine Resorts Award

  • Amusement, Events and Recreation Award

  • Commercial Sales Award

  • Dry Cleaning and Laundry Industry Award

  • Fast Food Industry Award

  • Fitness Industry Award

  • General Retail Industry Award

  • Hair and Beauty Industry Award

  • Horse and Greyhound Training Award

  • Hospitality Industry (General) Award

  • Live Performance Award

  • Mannequins and Models Award

  • Marine Tourism and Charter Vessels Award

  • Nursery Award

  • Professional Diving Industry (Recreational) Award

  • Racing Clubs Events Award

  • Racing Industry Ground Maintenance Award

  • Registered and Licensed Clubs Award

  • Restaurant Industry Award

  • Sporting Organisations Award

  • Travelling Shows Award

  • Vehicle Repair, Services and Retail Award

  • Wine Industry Award

This is the final Group of Award increases as a result of the 2020 Award rate review.


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