COVID-19 Updates

New Award Rates & Allowances Apply from Today

NatRoad is reminding members that the 2.5 per cent increase to award wage rates applies from the first full pay period starting on or after today.

The new rates for the road transport awards and the clerks award are set out below. As stated, these rates apply from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2021.

Road Transport and Distribution Award 2020

Classification Levels Minimum weekly rate Minimum hourly rate
$ $
Grade 1 818.30 21.53
Grade 2 838.90 22.08
Grade 3 849.10 22.34
Grade 4 864.80 22.76
Grade 5 875.70 23.04
Grade 6 885.70 23.31
Grade 7 898.60 23.65
Grade 8 924.70 24.33
Grade 9 940.20 24.74
Grade 10 963.50 25.36

The weekly rates above are gross based on a 38 hour week

Clause 19.3(f) – Dangerous Goods (bulk) $20.12 per day
                             Dangerous Goods (packaged) $8.41 per day
Clause 19.5(a) – Travelling allowance $32.48 per occasion
Clause 19.5(f) – Meal allowance (required to work overtime for 2 continuous hours or more) $16.85 per meal

 

Road Transport (Long Distance Operations) Award 2020

Classification Levels Minimum weekly rate Hourly rate (paid leave) Cents per kilometre rate Hourly driving
rate
Load/unload hourly rate
$ $ $ $
Grade 1 Grades 1 and 2 are not applicable to this award.
Grade 2
Grade 3 849.10 22.34 44.15 33.11 27.60
Grade 4 864.80 22.76 44.97 33.73 28.11
Grade 5 875.70 23.04 45.54 34.15 28.46
Grade 6 885.70 23.31 46.06 34.54 28.78
Grade 7 898.60 23.65 46.73 35.05 29.21
Grade 8 924.70 24.33 48.08 36.06 30.06
Grade 9 940.20 24.74 48.89 36.67 30.56
Grade 10 963.50 25.36 50.10 37.58 31.32

The weekly rates above are gross based on a 38 hour week

Clause 18.2(c)(i) -Temporary transfer of duties—local driver (under terms of Road Transport and Distribution Award 2020) $10.98 per occasion
Clause 19.2(d) – Dangerous Goods (bulk) $20.11 per day
                             Dangerous Goods (packaged) $8.41 per day
Clause 18.3(c) – Travelling allowance $43.06 per occasion

 

Clerks—Private Sector Award 2020

Classification Levels Minimum weekly rate Minimum hourly rate
$ $
Level 1—Year 1 821.40 21.62
Level 1—Year 2 862.10 22.69
Level 1—Year 3 889.00 23.39
Level 2—Year 1 899.50 23.67
Level 2—Year 2 916.20 24.11
Level 3 950.10 25.00
Call centre principal customer contact specialist 956.80 25.18
Level 4 997.70 26.26
Level 5 1038.20 27.32
Call centre technical associate 1137.30 29.93

 


NatRoad communications are intended to provide commentary and general information. They should not be relied upon as legal advice. Our advisors are available to clarify any questions you have and provide the right advice for your business and workforce. Contact David at david.johns@natroad.com.au or Richard at richard.calver@natroad.com.au, or on (02) 6295 3000.