This guide will outline and interpret the [MA000015] Rail Industry Award (RAILA).

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

http://awardviewer.fwo.gov.au/award/show/MA000015

[MA000015] Rail Industry Award Interpretation

There are three sectors for full-time, part-time and casual which include:

  • Operations

  • Operations - Shiftwork

  • Operations - Permanent Night Shift

  • Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 1 - 6

  • Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 1 - 6 - Shiftwork

  • Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 1 - 6 - Permanent Night Shift

  • Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 7 - 9

  • Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 7 - 9 - Shiftwork

  • Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 7 - 9 - Permanent Night Shift

  • Technical and Civil Infrastructure Employee Level

  • Technical and Civil Infrastructure Employee Level - Shiftwork

  • Technical and Civil Infrastructure Employee Level - Permanent Night Shift

***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 & Part Time

Operations

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Before 6am - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Before 6am - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Before 6am @ 1.50x

  • Sat After 6:30pm @ 1.50x

  • Sun Before 6am @ 2.00x

  • Sun After 6:30pm @ 2.00x

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x 

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x 

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 

  • PH @ 2.50x 

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 

Operations - Shiftwork

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x

  • M-F Morning Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Night Shift @ $3.72 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 2.50x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x

Operations - Perm Night Shift

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x

  • M-F Night Shift @ $7.07 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 2.50x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 1 - 6

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Before 6am - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Before 6am - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Before 6am @ 1.50x

  • Sat After 6:30pm @ 1.50x

  • Sun Before 6am @ 2.00x

  • Sun After 6:30pm @ 2.00x

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 2.50x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 1 - 6 - Shiftwork

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x

  • M-F Morning Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Night Shift @ $3.72 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 2.50x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 1 - 6 - Perm Night Shift

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x

  • M-F Night Shift @ $7.07 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 2.50x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 7 - 9

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x 

  • PH @ 2.50x

  • M-F Before 6am @ 1.00x

  • M-F After 6:30pm @ 1.00x

  • Sat Before 6am @ 1.50x

  • Sat After 6:30pm @ 1.50x

  • Sun Before 6am @ 2.00x

  • Sun After 6:30pm @ 2.00x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 7 - 9 - Shiftwork

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x

  • M-F Morning Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Night Shift @ $3.72 per hour

  • PH @ 2.50x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 7 - 9 - Perm Night Shift

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x

  • M-F Night Shift @ $7.07 per hour

  • PH @ 2.50x

Technical and Civil Infrastructure Employee Level

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Before 6am - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Before 6am - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Before 6am @ 1.50x

  • Sat After 6:30pm @ 1.50x

  • Sun Before 6am @ 2.00x

  • Sun After 6:30pm @ 2.00x

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 2.50x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x  

Technical and Civil Infrastructure Employee Level - Shiftwork

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x

  • M-F Morning Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Night Shift @ $3.72 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 2.50x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x

Technical and Civil Infrastructure Employee Level - Perm Night Shift

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.50x

  • Sun @ 2.00x

  • M-F Night Shift @ $7.07 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 2.50x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x

Casual

Operations

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x 

  • M-F Before 6am - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Before 6am - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Before 6am @ 1.40x

  • Sat After 6:30pm @ 1.40x

  • Sun Before 6am @ 1.80x

  • Sun After 6:30pm @ 1.80x

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Operations - Shiftwork

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x

  • M-F Morning Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Night Shift @ $3.72 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Operations - Perm Night Shift

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x

  • M-F Night Shift @ $7.07 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 1 - 6

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x 

  • M-F Before 6am - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Before 6am - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Before 6am @ 1.40x

  • Sat After 6:30pm @ 1.40x

  • Sun Before 6am @ 1.80x

  • Sun After 6:30pm @ 1.80x

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 1 - 6 - Shiftwork

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x

  • M-F Morning Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Night Shift @ $3.72 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 1 - 6 - Perm Night Shift

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x

  • M-F Night Shift @ $7.07 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 7 - 9

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x 

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • M-F Before 6am @ 1.00x

  • M-F After 6:30pm @ 1.00x

  • Sat Before 6am @ 1.40x

  • Sat After 6:30pm @ 1.40x

  • Sun Before 6am @ 1.80x

  • Sun After 6:30pm @ 1.80x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 7 - 9 - Shiftwork

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x

  • M-F Morning Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Night Shift @ $3.72 per hour

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Clerical, Administration & Professional Level 7 - 9 - Perm Night Shift

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x

  • M-F Night Shift @ $7.07 per hour

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Technical and Civil Infrastructure Employee Level

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x 

  • M-F Before 6am - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Before 6am - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F After 6:30pm - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Before 6am @ 1.40x

  • Sat After 6:30pm @ 1.40x

  • Sun Before 6am @ 1.80x

  • Sun After 6:30pm @ 1.80x

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Technical and Civil Infrastructure Employee Level - Shiftwork

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x

  • M-F Morning Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Afternoon Shift @ $3.13 per hour

  • M-F Night Shift @ $3.72 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Technical and Civil Infrastructure Employee Level - Perm Night

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x

  • Sat @ 1.40x

  • Sun @ 1.80x

  • M-F Night Shift @ $7.07 per hour

  • M-F Daily OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Daily OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 3 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 3 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.80x

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Allowances - Not Automated

  • Meal Allowance

  • First Aid Allowance

  • On Call Allowance - Day and Night - Not clerical, administrative & professional classifications at or above level 7

  • On call allowance - night only - not clerical, administrative & professional classifications at or above level 7

  • Tool allowance - tradesperson

  • Confined spaces allowance

  • Dirty work allowance

  • Explosive powered tools allowance

  • Foundry allowance

  • Height money allowance - technical - not linesperson, linesperson’s assistant or rigger and splicer

  • Insulation material allowance

  • Wet places allowance

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

Approve the timesheet, then unapprove the pay item.

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

Approve the pay item.

Conditions that have not been included

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