Minimum wage increase for Group 3

In June 2020, the minimum award was increased by 1.75%. It was announced that this increase would be divided over 3 different start dates. Minimum wages in the third group of awards increased from 1st February 2021. The new minimum wages will start from the first full pay period starting on or after 1st February 2021.

Group 3 awards includes: Accommodation & Food Services, Arts & Recreation Services, Aviation and Retail & Tourism. For the full list visit

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