This guide will outline and interpret the [MA000018] Aged Care Award (ACA).

We have built these awards in line with the weekly interpretation as provided by Fair Work.
http://awardviewer.fwo.gov.au/award/show/MA000018

Award Interpretation

There are 6 sectors for this award;

  • Full Time

  • Full Time - Shiftworker

  • Part Time

  • Part Time - Shiftworker

  • Casual

  • Casual - Shiftworker

***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 

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 2.00x 

  • Sun @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Before 6am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Before 6am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-F After 6pm - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F After 6pm - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Daily OT @ 2.00x 

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 2.00x 

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 

  • PH @ 2.50x 

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 

  • Less than 8 Hour Break @ 2.00x

  • Less Than 10 Hour Break @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat/Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.50x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.50x

Shiftworker 

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.50x 

  • Sun @ 1.75x 

  • Afternoon Shift 10am-1pm @ 1.10x 

  • Afternoon Shift 1pm-4pm @ 1.125x 

  • Night Shift 4am-6am @ 1.10x 

  • Night Shift 4pm-4am @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Daily OT @ 2.00x 

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 2.00x 

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 

  • PH @ 2.50x 

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 

  • Less Than 8 Hour Break @ 2.00x

  • Less Than 10 Hour Break @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat/Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.50x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.75x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.50x  

Part Time 

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 2.00x 

  • Sun @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Before 6am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Before 6am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-F After 6pm - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F After 6pm - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-Sat Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-Sat Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 

  • PH @ 2.50x 

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 

  • Less Than 8 Hour Break @ 2.00x

  • Less Than 10 Hour Break @ 2.00x 

  • Broken Shift @ 2.00x 

  • M-Sat Delayed Meal Break - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-Sat Delayed Meal Break - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.50x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.00x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.50x  

Shiftworker 

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.50x 

  • Sun @ 1.75x 

  • Afternoon Shift 10am-1pm @ 1.10x 

  • Afternoon Shift 1pm-4pm @ 1.125x 

  • Night Shift 4am-6am @ 1.10x 

  • Night Shift 4pm-4am @ 1.15x 

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 

  • PH @ 2.50x 

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x  

  • Less Than 8 Hour Break @ 2.00x

  • Less Than 10 Hour Break @ 2.00x 

  • Broken Shift @ 2.00x

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat/Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.50x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.50x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.75x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.50x  

Casual 

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.40x 

  • Sun @ 1.60x 

  • M-F Before 6am - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Before 6am - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-F After 6pm - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F After 6pm - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • M-Sat Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-Sat Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • PH @ 2.20x

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x

  • Broken Shift @ 1.80x 

  • Less Than 8 Hour Break @ 1.80x

  • M-Sat Delayed Meal Break - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x

  • M-Sat Delayed Meal Break - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x

  • Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 1.80x

  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.20x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.60x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x  

Casual Shiftworker 

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 

  • Sat @ 1.40x 

  • Sun @ 1.60x 

  • Afternoon Shift 10am-1pm @ 1.08x 

  • Afternoon Shift 1pm-4pm @ 1.10x 

  • Night Shift 4am-6am @ 1.08x 

  • Night Shift 4pm-4am @ 1.12x 

  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Daily OT @ 2.00x

  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 

  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 

  • Sat Weekly OT @ 2.00x

  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 

  • PH @ 2.20x 

  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 

  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 

  • Broken Shift @ 1.80x 

  • Less Than 8 Hour Break @ 1.80x

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x

  • M-F Delayed Meal Break - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x

  • Sat/Sun Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x

  • PH Delayed Meal Break @ 2.50x

  • M-F Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.00x 

  • Sat Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.40x 

  • Sun Minimum Shift Engagement @ 1.60x 

  • PH Minimum Shift Engagement @ 2.20x

Allowances - Not Automated

  • Uniform allowance

  • Laundry allowance

  • Leading hand allowance - 2-5 employees

  • Leading hand allowance - 6-10 employees

  • Leading hand allowance - 11-15 employees

  • Leading hand allowance - 16+ employees

  • Meal allowance

  • Nauseous work allowance

  • Sleepover allowance

  • Tool allowance - cooks & chefs

  • Vehicle allowance

  • Less than 8 hours break after sleepover

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.

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