|Title:||District Allowance rate 2015 Adjustments|
|Document ID:||Information Circular IC 0224/15|
|Date of issue:||Thursday, 9 July 2015|
|Description:||Advice on District Allowance adjustments for 2015/16 financial year.|
|Legal requirements:||Department of Commerce Circular to Department and Authorities No 4 of 2015
|Applicable to:||WA Health Employees in regional locations, HCN|
|Period of effect:||from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016|
|Authorised by:||Kelly Worlock, Acting Director, Health Industrial Relations Services, 03-Jul-2015|
|Print version:||View print version|
District Allowance rate 2015 Adjustments
The Department of Commerce has issued Circular to Departments and Authorities No. 4 of 2015 detailing adjustments to the rates of District Allowances.
This Circular advises of adjustments to District Allowance rates under the District Allowance (Government Officers) General Agreement 2010 and the District Allowance (Government Wages Employees) General Agreement 2010.
The District Allowance rates are effective on and from the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2015 unless otherwise specified.
Schedule A prescribes the rates for the District Allowance (Government Officers) General Agreement 2010 and apply to employees entitled to receive a district allowance under the following industrial agreements:
Schedule B prescribes the rates for the District Allowance (Government Wages Employees) General Agreement 2010 will apply to employees entitled to receive a district allowance under the following industrial agreements:
The two-year transitional arrangements to phase-in reductions for employees engaged in particular locations prior to 15 April 2014 has now ceased. For employees, who were engaged prior to 15 April 2014, in the localities of Karratha/Dampier, Kimberley (other than the exception locations) and Pilbara (other than the exception locations) the new rates will be lower due to the transitional arrangements process concluding.
All employees will now be on a single schedule of rates regardless of their engagement date at that locality.
Any queries regarding this circular can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This circular last updated: Thursday, 9 July 2015 at 12:29pm