Awards, wages and conditions of employment

Jobkeeper update

What You Need to Know About JobKeeper 2.0

The JobKeeper Payment Scheme has been extended until 28 March 2021 however there is now a new ‘decline in turnover’ test that you will need to submit before 1 February 2021. Existing eligible employer...

JobMaker Scheme

Registrations Now Open for JobMaker Hiring Credit

Eligible employers are now able to register for the new JobMaker Hiring Credit scheme, in preparation for submitting claims from 1 February, 2021. The JobMaker Hiring Credit payment is a wage subsidy ...

Calculation of rates

Changes to Overtime Rates for Casual Employees

As part of the four-yearly review of modern awards, which remains incomplete after 6 years, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) made a substantive change regarding casuals’ overtime to a number of Awards i...

Work diary roster

Do I have to give my drivers a rostered day off?

One of the key benefits to becoming a member of NatRoad is the free-of-charge advice on how to manage your workforce in line with the Road Transport Awards. Every day, we receive a range of enquiries ...

Truck driver

Official Christmas and New Year Public Holidays 2020/21

With Christmas fast approaching it’s getting to that time of year again where there are almost as many public holidays in the calendar as there are Christmas cards arriving on your doorstep. This Info...

Signing a contract

Updated Group 2 Awards Now Available

The Group 2 Awards, which includes the Road Transport and Distribution Award 2020 and the Road Transport (Long Distance Operations) Award 2020, have now been updated by the Fair Work Commission to inc...

Calculation of wages

Award Minimum Rates of Pay and Allowances – 1 November 2020

As we begin November, we remind members of the requirement to review the wages for your employees. The Annual Wage Review decision, handed down by the Fair Work Commission’s Expert Panel on 19 June 20...

Wage Contract

Reminder – New Award Rates from 1 November 2020

As we approach the start of November, we remind members of the requirement to review the wage rates you are paying your employees. You may recall that the Annual Wage Review decision was handed down b...

Award rates

New Award Rates from 1 November 2020

As we approach the end of September, we remind members of the requirement to review the wages for your employees. You may recall that the Annual Wage Review decision was handed down by the Fair Work C...