New pay rates & ESKi update (from July 1 2015)


As of 1 July 2015:

  • the new pay rates apply from the first pay period that starts on or after 1 July. For example; if your pay week is Wednesday to Tuesday, the new minimum wages start to apply from Wednesday 2 July.
  • transitional pay rates no longer apply – pay rates, penalty rates and loadings are the same in every state and can be found in the Pastoral Award 2010
  • the high income threshold is $136,700 per annum.

Read more about the Fair Work Commission announcement and browse their pay and conditions tools (pay & leave calculators)

What has been updated on this website?
Keep an eye out on the site for page titles and anchors (links to sections on the page) that say “updated”.

What about your ESKi folder?

Download your quick summary (4pgs) or individual ESKi pages (9pgs) to update your ESKi.

Also check your folder has the latest Pastoral Award – you can download & print an updated Pastoral Award 2010 (July 2015 – marked up).

ESKi updates are electronic and sent to the email address you provided when you received your folder.