New pay rates from 1 July 2019 (ESKi / website)


As of 1 July 2019:

  • 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 1 July.

  • the high income threshold is $148,900 per annum from 1 July 2019.

Read more about the Fair Work Commission Annual Wage review 

What has been updated on the site?

The individual pages and tools listed have been updated – you can read through them and/or download.

We have also listed recent updates below (last 12 months) for ease of reference.

From 1 July 2019: 

Recent updates

Keep an eye out on the website for page titles and links to sections that say “Updated”.

What about updating your ESKi folder? 

Download: Pastoral Award 2010 (marked up) –


Download: National Employment Standards (from the Fair Work Act 2009 – back of your ESKi folder) – Dec 2018.

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


Looking for previous pay rates?

The following table has the PREVIOUS pay rates (from 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019).


Weekly rate

(1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019)

Hourly rate 

(1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019)