This guide will outline and interpret the [MA000080] Amusement, Events, and Recreation Award, also known as AERA.

We have built these awards in line with the weekly interpretation as provided by Fair Work.

http://awardviewer.fwo.gov.au/award/show/MA000080

AERA Interpretation

There are 6 sectors to the award;

  • Full Time - Exhibition
  • Full Time - Non Exhibition
  • Part Time - Exhibition
  • Part Time - Non Exhibition
  • Casual - Exhibition
  • Casual - Non Exhibition

***Important Note for Casual Employees: The 25% casual loading has not been included in this award. Employers should add the 25% casual loading to each casual employee's base hourly rate in Deputy for proper functioning of the award.***

Full-Time - Non Exhibition

  • M-Sat Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • Sun @ 1.50x
  • M-Sun Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-Sun Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • M-Sun Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-Sun Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • PH @ 2.50x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 
  • Less than 10hrs between shifts @ 2.00x 
  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.00x
  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x
  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.50x

Full Time - Exhibition

  • M-Sun Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • PH @ 2.00x
  • M-Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 
  • M-Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 
  • RDO on PH @ 2.00x
  • M-Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 1.00x
  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x
  • M-Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x
  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x

Part Time - Non Exhibition 

  • M-Sat Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • Sun @ 1.50x 
  • M-Sun Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-Sun Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • M-Sun Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-Sun Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • PH @ 2.50x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 
  • Less Than 10 Hours Break @ 2.00x 
  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.00x
  • M-Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 
  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x 
  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.50x 

Part Time - Exhibition

  • M-Sun Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • PH @ 2.00x
  • M-Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 
  • M-Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 
  • RDO on PH @ 2.00x
  • M-Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 1.00x
  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x
  • M-Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

Casual - Non Exhibition

  • M-Sat Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • Sun @ 1.40x 
  • M-Sun Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-Sun Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • M-Sun Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-Sun Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • PH @ 2.20x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x 
  • Less Than 10 Hours Break @ 1.80x 
  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.00x
  • M-Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 
  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x 
  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x 

Casual - Exhibition

  • M-Sun Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • M-Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x 
  • PH @ 1.60x
  • M-Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 1.00x
  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 1.60x
  • M-Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 
  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.60x

Allowances - Not Automated

  • CAS - Cancelled Shift Allowance (You will only need to put 1 hour as this has a multiplier of 3 to make the minimum of 3 hours)
  • First Aid Allowance
  • Flexible Loading Allowance - FT/PT Exhibition Tech (Ex Emp)
  • Flexible Loading Allowance - FT/PT General Hand (Ex Emp)
  • Flexible Loading Allowance - FT/PT Supervisory Exhibition Tech (Ex Emp)
  • In Charge Allowance (In charge of Golf Links, Bowling Greens or Lawn Tennis Courts)
  • Laundry Allowance
  • Meal Allowance
  • Supervisory Loading Allowance - FT/PT Exhibition Tech (Ex Emp)
  • Supervisory Loading Allowance - FT/PT Supervisory Exhibition Tech (Ex Emp)
  • Tool Allowance - Carpenter
  • Tool Allowance - Non-Carpenter
  • Tractor Plant Allowance
  • Vehicle Allowance - non-delivery drivers (Up to ATO limit)
  • Vehicle Allowance - non-delivery drivers (Above ATO limit)

To add the allowances into the export please follow the below instructions;

Approve the timesheet, and unapprove the pay.

Add in the shift loading and number of units/hours.

Approve the pay items.

Conditions that have not been included

Who is affected What should happen Can this be done in Deputy 

  • All Employees - Higher Duties: If an employee works at a higher classification, pay the higher rate - This can be done in Premium through Area based pay. 
  • Part Time Employees - Overtime should be calculating at the employee’s “Ordinary Hours” per week, rather than at 38 hours. - This can be done in Enterprise. 
  • All employees - Automated Allowances - This can be done in Enterprise 
  • Full Time and Part Time Exhibition Employees (means employees engaged in the supply, preparation, marking out, fabrication, installation, erection or dismantling of exhibition stands or associated componentry for the trades and public promotions industry) - 76 Hours in a fortnight overtime - Cannot be built as we cannot define the original Fortnightly Schedule in a Premium Package - to do this you will need to go to Enterprise 
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