This guide will outline and interpret the [MA000028] Horticulture Award.

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

http://awardviewer.fwo.gov.au/award/show/MA000028

Horticulture Award Interpretation

There are 3 sectors for the [MA000028] Horticulture Award with 1-2 different employment terms each:

Full Time

  • Day Worker (outside of harvest period)

  • Shift Worker (outside of harvest period)

Part Time

  • Day Worker (outside of harvest period)

  • Shift Worker (outside of harvest period)

Casual

  • Day Worker

***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

Day Worker (outside of harvest period)

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat OT @ 1.50x 

  • Sun OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Before 6am @ 1.50x 

  • M-F After 6pm @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Daily OT @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Weekly OT @ 1.50x 

  • PH OT @ 2.00x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • M-Sat Less Than 10 Hours Break @ 2.00x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x

Shift Worker (outside of harvest period)

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat OT @ 1.50x 

  • Sun OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Night Shift @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Daily OT @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Weekly OT @ 1.50x 

  • PH OT @ 2.00x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • Less Than 10 Hours Break @ 1.50x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x

Harvest Period

  • M-Sat Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sun OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Before 6am @ 1.50x

  • M-F After 6pm @ 1.50x

  • M-Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT - First 5 Hours @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT - After 5 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT - First 5 Hours @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT - After 5 Hours @ 2.00x

  • PH OT @ 2.00x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • M-Sat Less Than 10 Hours Break @ 2.00x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x

Part-Time

Day Worker (outside of harvest period)

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat OT @ 1.50x 

  • Sun OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Before 6am @ 1.50x 

  • M-F After 6pm @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Daily OT @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Weekly OT @ 1.50x 

  • PH OT @ 2.00x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • Less Than 10 Hours Break @ 1.50x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x

Shift Worker (outside of harvest period)

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat OT @ 1.50x 

  • Sun OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Night Shift @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Daily OT @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Weekly OT @ 1.50x 

  • PH OT @ 2.00x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • Less Than 10 Hours Break @ 1.50x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x

Harvest Period

  • M-Sat Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sun OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Before 6am @ 1.50x

  • M-F After 6pm @ 1.50x

  • M-Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT - First 5 Hours @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT - After 5 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT - First 5 Hours @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT - After 5 Hours @ 2.00x

  • PH OT @ 2.00x

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • M-Sat Less Than 10 Hours Break @ 2.00x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x

Casual

  • M-Sun Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • M-Sun After 8pm @ 1.12x

  • M-Sun Before 5am @ 1.12x 

  • M-Sun Daily OT @ 1.40x 

  • M-Sun Weekly OT @ 1.40x 

  • PH @ 1.80x 

  • PH Daily OT @ 1.80x 

  • PH Weekly OT @ 1.80x 

  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.80x 

  • Less Than 10 Hours Break @ 1.40x 

  • M-Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

Allowances - Not Automated

  • First Aid Allowance

  • Higher Duties

  • Leading Hand Allowance (11-20 Employees)

  • Leading Hand Allowance (2-6 Employees)

  • Leading Hand Allowance (20+ Employees)

  • Leading Hand Allowance (7-10 Employees)

  • Meal Allowance

  • Wet Work Allowance

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.

Conditions that have not been included

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