Minimum wage rates from 2007-2016.
Minimum wage rates are set by the government and are reviewed each year.
The link between wage deductions and the minimum wage in the agricultural industry.
There are three different types of minimum wage rates: adult, starting-out and training.
Labour Inspectors may issue minimum wage exemption permits to employees who have a disability that limits them carrying out the requirements of their work.
The minimum wage applies
The minimum wage applies to all hours worked. There is no minimum hours requirement. For example, an employee who works only 2 hours at a time must still get the minimum wage for each of these hours, unless the employee and employer have agreed to a higher rate in the...
Minimum wage rates apply to all employees aged 16 and over, who are full-time, part-time, fixed-term, casual, working from home, and paid by wages, salary, commission or piece rates (some exceptions).
News: Minimum wage
The current adult minimum wage rate is $14.75 an hour.
Minimum wage to increase by 50 cents to $15.75
The starting-out and training minimum wage rates will increase from $12.20 to $12.60 per hour – remaining at 80 per cent of the adult minimum wage.
Minimum wage to rise to $15.25
The Government announced today the adult minimum wage will go up by 50 cents to $15.25 an hour on 1 April 2016.