The Modern awards pay database contains the dollar values for the minimum rates of pay, allowances and penalty rates in modern awards.
The data for each modern award is divided into 5 spreadsheets:
Data extracts will be published following changes to the minimum rates of pay, allowances and penalty rates.
Users are advised that the data in the extracts must be read in conjunction with the provisions in the modern award.
The data are available to download in Excel spreadsheets. If you require a copy in csv format please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information on the Modern awards pay database, please refer to the Guide: Modern awards pay database.
Updated 18 December 2020:
For details on the data fields and terminology used in the Modern awards pay database and related spreadsheets go to:
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