Previous WA Award Summaries - pre 1 July 2019

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This page contains Wageline's previous WA Award Summaries.

The pay rates in these summaries are not the current rates. New pay rates were effective from the first pay period on or after 1 July 2019 and these are available on the WA award summaries page.

The information on this page applies only to employers and employees in the WA state industrial relations system. The state system covers businesses which operate as sole traders, unincorporated partnerships, unincorporated trust arrangements as well as any incorporated associations or not for profit bodies that are not trading or financial corporations.  The Guide to who is in the state system has more detail.

This information does not apply to any business which operates as a Pty Ltd business and is a trading or financial corporation nor to any incorporated association or not for profit body that is a trading or financial corporation. These businesses and organisations are in the national fair work system and should visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website for information on employment laws. 

Please note the Building Trades (Construction) Award was varied on 12 December 2018.  The award summary for the Building Trades (Construction) Award which was applicable for the period 1 July 2018 - 11 December 2018 is shown under 2018 below. 





If your award is not listed here, full copies of all WA awards are available on the WA Industrial Relations Commission website.

Minimum rates of pay for the years 2010 - 2017 are available in the Western Australian minimum wage rates 2010-2017 fact sheet. 

Record keeping

All state system employers are legally required to keep employment records that detail time worked, leave taken and pay received by employees.

Learn more on the record keeping requirements page

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