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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. 

Note: we are in the process of pulling together a 2019 July ESKi update with this information. Available soon!

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 your ESKi folder? 

Download: 2019 July update coming soon

Download: Pastoral Award 2010 (marked up) - look for 20 June 2019 at the top of the document.

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 1 July 2018 - 30 June 2019 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)