Schedule 2: school administrative and support staff - allowances

Table 1 - Allowances

Allowances Rates of Pay from first pay period on or after 1/07/2019 - ($) per hour Rates of Pay from first pay period on or after 1/07/2020 - ($) per hour - 2.5% Rates of Pay from first pay period on or after 1/07/2021 - ($) per hour - 2.04%
First Aid (Clause 5.10.1) 0.56 0.57 0.58
Administration of Medications (Clause 5.10.2) 0.21 0.22 0.22
Health Support*(Clause 5.10.3) 0.46 0.47 0.48
Community Language Allowance Scheme (Clause 32.1.2) Amount from first pay period on or after 1/07/2019 - ($) per annum Amount from first pay period on or after 1/07/2020 - ($) per annum - 2.5% Amount from first pay period on or after 1/07/2021 - ($) per annum - 2.04%
Base level 1,448 1,484 1,514
Higher level 2,177 2,231 2,277


* Note: the Health Support allowance is subject to transitional provisions and will continue to be paid to the classification of School Learning Support Officer for the performance of these duties until 30 June 2022.


Table 2 - Other Allowances

The allowances listed in this Table and the relevant cities and centres are adjusted in accordance with the provisions of the Crown Employees (Public Service Conditions of Employment) Reviewed Award 2009 or successor award, or as approved from time to time by the Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Item 1 - Meal allowances on one-day journeys

Capital cities and high cost country centres

Clause Brief description Amount effective from 1 July 2019

19.2.10 (i)

Breakfast $28.15
19.2.10 (iii) Lunch $31.65
19.2.10 (ii) Dinner $53.90

Oher centres

Clause Brief description Amount effective from 1 July 2019
19.2.10 (i) Breakfast $25.20
19.2.10 (iii) Lunch $28.75
19.2.10 (ii) Dinner $49.60

Item 2 - Overtime meal allowances - Clause 20.4.2

Brief description Amount effective from 1 July 2019
Breakfast $31.25
Lunch $31.25
Dinner $31.25
Supper $11.55

Item 3 - Travelling compensation


Capital Cities - clause 19..1.8 (ii) Amount effective from 1 July 2019
Adelaide $290.75
Brisbane $308.75
Canberra $301.75
Darwin $353.75
Hobart $280.75
Melbourne $306.75
Perth $313.75
Sydney $321.75


High Country Cost Centres Amount effective from 1 July 2019
Albany (WA) $312.75
Alice Springs (NT) $283.75
Ballarat (VIC) $281.75
Bathurst (NSW) $268.75
Bega (NSW) $278.75
Benalla (VIC) $270.75
Bendigo (VIC) $268.75
Bordertown (SA) $282.75
Bourke (NSW) $298.75
Bright (VIC) $295.75
Broken Hill (NSW) $272.75
Broome (WA) $353.75
Bunbury (WA) $288.75
Burnie (TAS) $297.75
Cairns (QLD) $286.75
Carnarvon (WA) $289.75
Castlemaine (VIC) $279.75
Chinchilla (QLD) $276.75
Christmas Island (WA) $317.75
Cocos (Keeling) Islands (WA) $435.75
Coffs Harbour (NSW) $270.75
Colac (VIC) $271.75
Dalby (QLD) $295.75
Dampier (WA) $308.75
Derby (WA) $303.75
Devonport (TAS) $291.75
Emerald (QLD) $289.75
Esperance (WA) $288.75
Exmouth (WA) $323.75
Geraldton (WA) $298.75
Gladstone (QLD) $288.75
Gold Coast (QLD) $342.75
Gosford (NSW) $273.75
Halls Creek (WA) $303.75
Hervey Bay (QLD) $290.75
Horn Island (QLD) $333.75
Horsham (VIC) $281.75
Jabiru (NT) $349.75
Kalgoorlie (WA) $305.75
Karratha (WA) $348.75
Katherine (NT) $291.75
Kununurra (WA) $337.75
Launceston (TAS) $274.75
Mackay (QLD) $294.75
Maitland (NSW) $285.75
Mount Gambier (SA) $270.75
Mount Isa (QLD) $293.75
Mudgee (NSW) $279.75
Muswellbrook (NSW) $276.75
Newcastle (NSW) $302.75
Newman (WA) $303.75
Norfolk Island (NSW) $323.75
Northam (WA) $273.75
Orange (NSW) $288.75
Port Hedland (WA) $308.75
Port Lincoln (SA) $303.75
Port Macquarie (NSW) $291.75
Port Pirie (SA) $283.75
Queanbeyan (NSW) $272.75
Queenstown (TAS) $269.75
Roma (QLD) $272.75
Shepparton (VIC) $278.75
Swan Hill (VIC) $269.75
Tennant Creek (NT) $279.75
Toowoomba (QLD) $277.75
Thursday Island (QLD) $333.75
Townsville (QLD) $276.75
Wagga Wagga (NSW) $277.75
Wangaratta (VIC) $272.75
Weipa (QLD) $271.75
Whyalla (SA) $278.75
Wilpena-Pound (SA) $326.75
Wollongong (NSW) $288.75
Wonthaggi (VIC) $279.75
Yulara (NT) $533.75



Tier 2 Country Centres Amount effective from 1 July 2019
Albury (NSW) $257.60
Ararat (VIC) $257.60
Armidale (NSW) $257.60
Ayr (QLD) $257.60
Bairnsdale (VIC) $257.60
Bundaberg (QLD) $257.60
Ceduna (SA) $257.60
Charters Towers (QLD) $257.60
Cooma (NSW) $257.60
Dubbo (NSW) $257.60
Echuca (VIC) $257.60
Geelong (VIC) $257.60
Goulburn (NSW) $257.60
Griffith (NSW) $257.60
Gunnedah (NSW) $257.60
Hamilton (VIC) $257.60
Innisfail (QLD) $257.60
Kadina (SA) $257.60
Kingaroy (QLD) $257.60
Lismore (NSW) $257.60
Mildura (VIC) $257.60
Naracoorte (SA) $257.60
Nowra (NSW) $257.60
Port Augusta (SA) $257.60
Portland (VIC) $257.60
Renmark (SA) $257.60
Rockhampton (QLD) $257.60
Sale (VIC) $257.60
Seymour (VIC) $257.60
Tamworth (NSW) $257.60
Tumut (NSW) $257.60
Warrnambool (VIC) $257.60
Wodonga (VIC) $257.60
Other country centres $237.60
Clause Brief description Amount effective from 1 July 2019
19.1.11 Daily allowance payable after 35 days and up to 6 months in the same location - all locations 50% of the appropriate location rate
19.1.8 (i) (b) Incidental expenses $20.05

Item 4 Incidental expenses

Clause Brief description Amount effective from 1 July 2019
19.1.8 (ii) Incidental expenses when claiming actual expenses - all locations $20.05


Item 5 - Clause 28.2 - Allowance payable for use of private motor vehicle

Brief description Rate effective 1 July 2019
Official Business rate 68.0 (cents per km)
Specified journey rate/Casual rate 27.2 (cents per km)

Item 6 - Allowance for living in a remote area

With dependents

Clause Grade Amount effective from 1 July 2019
30.2.1 Grade A $2,114
30.2.2 Grade B $2,804
30.2.3 Grade C $3,744

Without dependents

Clause Grade Amount effective from 1 July 2019
30.2.1 Grade A $1,475
30.2.2 Grade B $1,966
30.2.3 Grade C $2,623

Item 7 - Clause 31.1.2 - Assistance to Employees Stationed in a Remote Area when travelling on recreation leave

Brief description Amount effective from 1 July 2019
By private motor vehicle Appropriate casual rate up to a maximum of 2850kms less $52.10
Other transport - With dependents Actual reasonable expenses in excess of $52.10 and up to $340.05
Other transport - Without dependents Actual reasonable expenses in excess of $52.10 and up to $172.40
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