Award rates increased from 1 July 2021: Don’t wait, calculate!

31 August 2021

The Fair Work Commission increased the national minimum wage by 2.5%. The increase applies to minimum award wages from 1 July 2021.

Now is the time to check you're paying or getting the correct minimum pay rates using the Fair work Ombudsman’s Pay and Conditions Tool.

Most employees are covered by an award. If you’re not sure which award applies to you, use Find my award.