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.

This information is only relevant to employers and employees in the WA state industrial relations system – sole traders, unincorporated partnerships, unincorporated trusts and some incorporated or not for profit organisations. Find out more on the Guide to who is in the WA state system page.

If you operate or are employed by a Pty Ltd business – you can find information on this topic on the Fair Work Ombudsman website.

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 - 2018 are available in the Western Australian minimum wage rates 2010-2018 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 Employment records - Employer obligations page

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