These allowances are effective from 1 July 2017.

Tools and other allowances

Allowance Rate Frequency
Painter $12.37 per fortnight
Stonemason $12.37 per fortnight
Electrician $43.56 per fortnight
Refrigeration Mechanic/Fitter $43.56 per fortnight
Carpenter $50.55 per fortnight
Plumber $50.55 per fortnight
Sanitary $30.37 per fortnight
Removal of Dead Animals $2.56 for each day on which the work is performed
First Aid $31.05 per fortnight
Extreme and/or Unpleasant Conditions 25% loading of staff member's base hourly rate


Use the domestic travel allowances calculator forĀ 2016-2017 (XLS, 145KB) to work out domestic travel allowances for travel taken between 1 July 2017 and 30 June 2017.

Find out more about travel allowances.