Awards and determinations

Department of Education employees are covered by a number of industrial awards and agreements. These cover the details of salaries, leave, allowances, salary packaging and other conditions of your employment.

Current awards

A list of the main awards covering department employees. Please note that some awards do not contain the current rates of pay. For the current rates of pay for each classification of employment, please refer to pay and allowances.

School teachers and related employees

Non teaching staff in schools

Administrative, trades and miscellaneous awards


This is a list of the most recent determinations, currently in force, made by the Secretary, Department of Education. The determinations are listed by the Acts under which they have been made. For information regarding historical determinations, please contact us.

Teaching Service Act 1980

Education (School Administrative and Support Staff) Act, 1987

Government Sector Employment Act, 2013

Public Sector Employment and Management Act, 2002

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