The Australian Government has announced the JobMaker Hiring Credit, which will be payable for up to 12 months for each new job is available from 7 October 2020 to employers who hire eligible employees aged 16-35. The Hiring Credit will be paid quarterly in arrears at the rate of $200 per week for those aged […]
The Australian Government has announced that it is introducing an alternative Paid Parental Leave work test period for a limited time. Under normal circumstances parents must have worked 10 of the 13 months prior to the birth or adoption of their child to qualify but that is being temporarily extended to 10 months out of […]
The Federal Budget released last night included a continuation of the Federal Government’s push to continue to stimulate the economy as it grapples with the impacts of COVID-19.
The Federal Treasury web site has full Budget details for all of the announcements referred to above, plus more. Click HERE for easy access to the Federal Government’s Budget announcements.
Whilst the JobMaker initiatives have been announced, they should at this stage only be viewed as policy intentions until full application details and processes have been announced. All of the Budget announcements are yet to be approved by Parliament. Whilst it is expected the major opposition parties will support most Budget initiatives, there are likely […]
The General Retail Industry Award 2020 comes into operation from the first complete pay period to commence on or after 1 October 2020.