Minimum wages increase from 1 July 2022

From 1 July 2022:

  • the National Minimum Wage has increased by $40 per week, which amounts to an increase of 5.2%
  • award minimum wages will increase by 4.6%, which are subject to a minimum increase for adult award classifications of $40 per week and based on a 38-hour week for a full-time employee.

Other award wages, including junior, apprentice and supported wages that are based on adult minimum wages, will get a proportionate increase.

Find out more about this via the Fairwork website here.

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