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Legal Updates

NEW AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL YEAR 2024-2025 AND CHANGES TO THE FAIR WORK ACT 2009 (CTH): ACTIONS FOR EMPLOYERS

Date: June 11, 2024
·         The Fair Work Commission (FWC)’s decision on minimum pay increases the national minimum wage and minimum modern award rates by 3.75%. ·         The superannuation guarantee rate is 11.5% effective from 1 July 2024. ·         Significant and numerous changes have been made to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) in relation to various… > READ MORE

NEW AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL YEAR 2023-2024: ACTIONS FOR EMPLOYERS

Date: June 27, 2023
·         The Fair Work Commission (FWC)’s decision on minimum pay increases the national minimum wage by approximately 8.6% and minimum modern award rates by 5.75%. ·         The superannuation guarantee rate is 11% effective from 1 July 2023.  The superannuation rate is currently scheduled to progressively increase to 12% by July 2025. ·         The high income… > READ MORE

FINANCIAL YEAR 2022–2023: ACTIONS FOR EMPLOYERS

Date: June 30, 2022
The Fair Work Commission (FWC)’s decision on minimum pay increases the national minimum wage by 5.2% and minimum modern award rates by 4.6%. From 1 July 2022, the national minimum wage will be $812.60 a week or $21.38 an hour. The minimum rates of pay in modern awards will be increased by 4.6% subject to… > READ MORE