Wage Rates and Site Allowances

These rates apply from 1 March 2015. 

Download Wage Rates 2015 here

Download Site Allowances 2016 - 2017 here

Download Site Allowances 2014 - 2015 here

Entitlement to Fares and Travel Allowances

Employees will be paid travel time allowances as described in the table below for each day on which they present themselves for work.

Travel time Fares
Start or finish on the job using own vehicle Yes Yes
Start or finish on the job using public transport Yes Yes
Start or finish on the job provided with transport      Yes No
Start and finish at the workshop Yes No
RDOs Yes Yes
Annual Leave No No
Public Holidays No No
Sick Leave No No

Payments to Incolink 

Amount (per week)
Redundancy     $74.50
IPT $17.05
PSL $1.54 
Training Levy $26.19 (inc GST)

Incolink first payment from redunancy increases to $5082.00

Under 55 years of age taxed at 32% = $3527.76

55 and over taxed at 17% = $4301.06

Apprentices may be able to make a claim if they have been made redundant due to the lack of work and have been working on a construction site.



After 7 Years = 9 weeks 1 day LSL

10 years = 13 weeks

2.7% of the gross wage is paid into Co-Invest by the employer.


Other Allowances 

Living Away from Home
Single Style Accommodation provided                $36.00 per day
2 meals a day
Accommodation not provided $156.00 per day
Miscellaneous Allowances
Meal Allowance $18.00 per meal
First Aid $2.77 per day
Major demolition works
$5.64 per hour 

1 April 2015

Full Membership              $358.00        
Joining Fee $100.00
4th Year
Joining Fee $100.00
3rd Year
Joining Fee $100.00
2nd Year
Joining Fee $100.00
1st Year
Joining Fee $40.00