Schedule 3. Allowances

Schedule 3. Allowances

1. Motor Vehicle Kilometre Allowance

     (a) Rates payable/claimable will be consistent with allowances approved by the Australian Taxation Office and will be amended annually in accordance with Australian Taxation Office rulings as appropriate.

     (b) May be claimed when using own vehicle for University business.

     (c) Not payable if receiving Annual Vehicle Allowance.

2. Overtime Hours Meal Allowance

     (a) Rates payable/claimable will be consistent with allowances approved by the Australian Taxation Office and will be amended annually in accordance with Australian Taxation Office rulings as appropriate.

     (b) Claimable when working two or more hours overtime after normal finishing time (Dinner allowance).

     (c) Claimable when working two or more hours before normal commencing time (Breakfast allowance).

     (d) Claimable when working four or more hours overtime on Saturdays, Sundays or Public Holidays (Lunch allowance).

     (e) Claimable when working more than four hours after previous meal break.

3. Travel Allowance

    (a) The following provisions apply when travelling on University business.

     (b) Normal entitlement is economy class air travel or first class rail travel (plus sleeping berth if overnight travel).

     (c) Travel and travel programs are to be approved in advance by the Head.

     (d) One of the following methods may be used to meet expenses when travelling on University business:

               (i) payment of a per diem amount, as provided in the University's Per Diem policy; or

               (ii) reimbursement of actual costs up to travel allowance amount (documentation required); or

               (iii) University credit card; or

               (iv) camping allowance, based on the Australian Taxation Office ruling.

     (e) Allowance can be requested in advance (with acquittal within one month of return).

4. Increases

The allowances in tables 1 and 2 will increase in line with percentage salary increases granted to Staff.

Table 1 - Plumbing Blockage Allowance

Payable to Staff for each incident.

2/04/15

17/09/15

1/09/16

14/09/17

15/03/18

1.5%

1.5%

3.0%

3.0%

1.5%

$9.78

$9.93

$10.22

$10.53

$10.69

Table 2 - First Aid Allowance

     (a) Appointees are responsible for first aid facilities, injury records, administering first aid to Staff and/or students.

     (b) Must have current St John Ambulance First Aid certificate or equivalent qualification.

     (c) Appointments are made on an as needs basis at the discretion of the University.

     (d) Adjustments to the allowances will be made in line with percentage salary increases prescribed in this Agreement.

 

2/04/15

17/09/15

1/09/16

14/09/17

15/03/18

Annual Rate

1.5%

1.5%

3.0%

3.0%

1.5%

First Aid Officer

$877.93

$891.10

$917.84

$945.37

$959.55

Occupational First Aider

$1231.20

$1249.66

$1287.15

$1325.77

$1345.65

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