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Newsflash - Annual Wage Review 2022–23

The Fair Work Commission will live stream the handing down of the Annual Wage Review 2022–23 decision at 10am AEST on Friday, 2 June 2023.

Each financial year the Commission reviews and sets minimum wages. New minimum rates of pay are then reflected across Modern Awards, typically (pre-COVID) these increases are effective 1 July (or the first full pay cycle after 1 July).

Last year 2021/2022 there was a 4.6 per cent, subject to a minimum increase for adult award classifications of $40 per week, increase.

We will share the more information once announced on Friday.

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This information is of general guidance only and is not legal advice. Readers are encouraged to consider this information in their own context and with independent advice.


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