Modern Awards and National Minimum Wage

For further enquiries regarding award and non-award wage and salary rates, please contact the Human Resources at the Synod Office, Pirie Street on 8236 4234 or email: 

The wage rates will be subject to increases / amendments resulting from National Wage Case Decisions and other award changes as they become applicable.


Links to the Awards information on the Fair Work Commission website, including amendments:

Clerks Private Sector Award 2020>

Miscellaneous Award 2020>

Higher Education Industry - General Staff - Award 2020>


The National Minimum Adult Wage Rate

  • $21.38 per hour for permanent or fixed term working arrangements 
  • $26.725 per hour for casual employees (noting that this rate includes a 25% loading).

Please refer to the relevant award pay rate schedules for employees covered by award terms and conditions.

For more information about these rates, including minimum junior wage rates, can be accessed on this link to the Fair Work Commission website>.