Bulletin 16: 2017 National Wage Rate Review

AHA (Vic) members are advised that the Annual Wage Review for 2017 was announced today with a minimum wage increase of $22.20 per week (0.59cents per hour).

Fair Work Commission announced the 3.3% increase to the minimum weekly wage, bringing it up to $694.90 a week ($18.29 per hour), which is the Introductory rate in the HIGA.

The new minimum wage will come into effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2017.

The AHA (Vic) will be providing members with a new wage rate and allowances charts, once the specific award classification new rate levels have been finalised by the Fair Work Commission. We anticipate new wage rates to be available in the last week of June 2017.

Regards,

John Sweetman
Workplace Relations Advisor