From 1 July 2022, the National Minimum Wage has increased by $40 per week (5.2%) and award minimum wages have increased by 4.6%, which are subject to a minimum increase for adult award classifications of $40 per week based on a 38-hour week for a full-time employee.
Other award wages, including junior, traineeships and supported wages based on adult minimum wages, will get a proportionate increase. Read more.
Other changes that commence on 1 July 2022 include; high-income threshold and compensation cap, superannuation changes, and the end of unpaid pandemic leave in many awards. Find out more.