WA award summary – Social and Community Services (Western Australian) Interim Award

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This publication is a summary of the Social and Community Services (Western Australian) Interim Award. 

The 2020 WA award summary on this page include the rates of pay that apply from 1 July 2020, the rates of pay that apply from 1 December 2020 and the rates of pay that apply from 1 January 2021.

On 26 June 2020 the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) issued the 2020 State Wage Case decision.  The WAIRC decision grants a 1.75% per week increase in WA award rates of pay from the first pay period on or after 1 January 2021.

This WA award summary applies to businesses in the state industrial relations system. It covers businesses which operate as:

  • sole traders (e.g. Jane Smith trading as Jane’s Veterinary Clinic)
  • unincorporated partnerships (e.g. Jane and Bob Smith trading as Jane’s Veterinary Clinic)
  • unincorporated trust arrangements (e.g. Jane and Bob Smith as trustees for Jane’s Veterinary Clinic)
  • incorporated associations and other non-profit bodies (that are not trading or financial corporations)

This summary does not cover businesses and organisations in the national industrial relations system which operate as:

  • Pty Ltd businesses that are trading or financial corporations (e.g. Smith Pty Ltd trading as Jane’s Veterinary Clinic)
  • incorporated associations and other not-for-profit bodies (that are trading or financial corporations)

If the business or organisation is in the national system visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website www.fairwork.gov.au

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