Wednesday, 17th January, 2018

The Government confirmed mid December the minimum wage will be raised by 75 cents to $16.50 per hour on 1 April 2018. The starting-out and training minimum wage rates will increase from $12.60 to $13.20 per hour – remaining at 80 per cent of the adult minimum wage. Raising the minimum wage is one of the Government’s top priorities for the first 100 days, the first rise in their commitment to increasing the minimum wage to $20 by 2021.


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