New pay rates & ESKi update (from July 1 2016)


As of 1 July 2016:

  • the new pay rates apply from the first pay period that starts on or after 1 July. For example; if your pay week is Monday to Sunday, the new minimum wages start to apply from Monday 4 July.
  • the high income threshold is $138,900 per annum for 2016/17.

Read more about the Fair Work Commission announcement and browse their Pay and Conditions Tool (pay & leave calculator)

What has been updated on this website?

The individual pages and tools listed have been updated – read through them and/or download the 2016 July ESKi update:

Note as of 29 July 2016, the Fair Work Commisson has made some changes to annual leave in the Pastoral Award 2010. 
See the ESKi – leave section and read more about the updates to annual leave (inc. templates you can download). 

Keep an eye out on the site for page titles and links to sections that say “updated 2016”.

What about your ESKi folder?

Download: 2016 July/Aug ESKi update (14 pgs, inc. ESKi pgs). The first page lists all recent changes so you
can see what you need, including annual leave.

Download: Pastoral Award 2010 (marked up version). Look for 29 July 2016 in the first sentence on page 1.

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