This guide outlines and interprets the [MA000020] Building & Construction General On-Site Award 2010.

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

Building & Construction General On-Site Award Interpretation

There are 8 sectors for this award;

Civil Construction

  • Full-Time & Part-Time
  • Casual
  • Full-Time & Part-Time Shiftworker
  • Casual Shiftworker

General Building & Construction & Metal & Engineering Construction Sectors (Others)

  • Full-Time & Part-Time
  • Casual
  • Full-Time & Part-Time Shiftworker
  • Casual Shiftworker

Civil Construction

Full-Time & Part-Time

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • M-F Before 7am - First 2 hours @ 1.50x
  • M-F Before 7am - After 2 hours @ 2.00x 
  • M-F After 6pm - First 2 hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F After 6pm - After 2 hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - First 2 hours @ 1.50x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - After 2 hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sun @ 2.00x 
  • PH @ 2.50x 
  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 
  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x 
  • Less than 10 hour break between shifts @ 2.00x 
  • Sat After Good Friday @ 2.50x 

Casual

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • M-F Before 7am - First 2 hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F Before 7am - After 2 hours @ 1.80x 
  • M-F After 6pm - First 2 hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F After 6pm - After 2 hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - First 2 hours @ 1.40x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - After 2 hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sun @ 1.80x 
  • PH @ 2.20x 
  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x 
  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.80x 
  • Less than 10 hour break between shifts @ 1.80x 
  • Sat After Good Friday @ 2.20x 

Full-Time & Part-Time Shiftworker

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • Sat @ 1.50x 
  • Sun @ 2.00x 
  • PH @ 2.50x 
  • Afternoon or Night Shift M-F @ 1.15x 
  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.50x 
  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 
  • M-F Weekly OT @ 1.50x 
  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.50x 
  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 
  • Delayed Meal Break @ 2.00x 
  • Less than 8 hour break between shifts @ 2.00x 
  • Sat After Good Friday @ 2.50x 

Casual Shiftworker

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • Sat @ 1.40x 
  • Sun @ 1.80x 
  • PH @ 2.20x 
  • Afternoon or Night Shift M-F @ 1.12x 
  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sat Daily OT @ 1.40x 
  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x 
  • M-F Weekly OT @ 1.40x 
  • Sat Weekly OT @ 1.40x 
  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x 
  • Delayed Meal Break @ 1.80x 
  • Less than 8 hour break between shifts @ 1.80x 
  • Sat After Good Friday @ 2.20x 

General Building & Construction & Metal & Engineering Construction Sectors (Others)

Full-Time & Part-Time

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • M-F Before 7am - First 2 hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F Before 7am - After 2 hours @ 2.00x 
  • M-F After 6pm - First 2 hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F After 6pm - After 2 hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - First 2 hours @ 1.50x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - After 2 hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sun @ 2.00x 
  • PH @ 2.50x 
  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 
  • Work through meal break @ 2.00x 
  • Less than 10 hour break between shifts @ 2.00x 
  • Broken shifts M-F First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • Broken shifts M-F After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sat After Good Friday @ 2.50x 

Casual

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • M-F Before 7am - First 2 hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F Before 7am - After 2 hours @ 1.80x 
  • M-F After 6pm - First 2 hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F After 6pm - After 2 hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - First 2 hours @ 1.40x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - After 2 hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sun @ 1.80x 
  • PH @ 2.20x 
  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x 
  • Work through meal break @ 1.80x 
  • Less than 10 hour break between shifts @ 1.80x 
  • Broken shifts M-F First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • Broken shifts M-F After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sat After Good Friday @ 2.20x 

Full-Time & Part-Time Shiftworker

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - First 2 hours @ 1.50x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - After 2 hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sun @ 2.00x 
  • PH @ 2.50x 
  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sun Daily OT @ 2.00x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.50x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sun Weekly OT @ 2.00x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.50x 
  • Work through meal break @ 2.00x 
  • Less than 10 hour break between shifts @ 2.00x 
  • Broken shifts M-F First 2 Hours @ 1.50x 
  • Broken shifts M-F After 2 Hours @ 2.00x 
  • Sat After Good Friday @ 2.50x 

Casual

  • M-F Ordinary @ 1.00x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - First 2 hours @ 1.40x 
  • Sat before 12 noon - After 2 hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sun @ 1.80x 
  • PH @ 2.20x 
  • M-F Daily OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • M-F Daily OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sun Daily OT @ 1.80x 
  • PH Daily OT @ 2.20x 
  • M-F Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x      
  • M-F Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • Sat Weekly OT - After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sun Weekly OT @ 1.80x 
  • PH Weekly OT @ 2.20x 
  • Work through meal break @ 1.80x 
  • Less than 10 hour break between shifts @ 1.80x 
  • Broken shifts M-F First 2 Hours @ 1.40x 
  • Broken shifts M-F After 2 Hours @ 1.80x 
  • Sat After Good Friday @ 2.20x 

Allowances (Not Automated)

Civil Construction Allowances (Not Automated)

  • Afternoon & Night Shift 
  • Call Back Shiftworker 
  • Call Back Shiftworker Public Holiday 
  • Compressed Air Work Allowance - 0-35 kPa 
  • Compressed Air Work Allowance - Over 35-65 kPa 
  • Compressed Air Work Allowance - Over 65-100 kPa 
  • Compressed Air Work Allowance - Over 100-170 kPa 
  • Compressed Air Work Allowance - Over 170-225 kPa 
  • Compressed Air Work Allowance - Over 225-275 kPa 
  • Cutting Stone Allowance 
  • Live Sewer Work Allowance 
  • Pipe Enamelling Allowance 
  • Powdered Lime Dust Allowance 
  • Sand Blasting Allowance 
  • Special Tractor Blade Allowance 
  • Timbering Allowance - Sinker 

General Building & Construction Allowances (Not Automated)

  • Morning or Early Afternoon Shift 
  • Afternoon or Night Shift 
  • Bagging Allowance 
  • Bricklayer Operation Cutting Machine Allowance 
  • Cleaning Down Brick Allowance 
  • Computing Quantities Allowance - other than leading hands 
  • Cutting Tiles Allowance 
  • Dry Polishing Of Tiles Allowance 
  • Grindstone Allowance - carpenter or joiner 
  • Hydraulic Hammer Allowance 
  • Plaster or Composition Spray Allowance 
  • Pneumatic Tool Operation Allowance - 2.75 kilograms or over 
  • Roof Repairs Allowance - other than roof slaters & tilers 
  • Roof Repairs Allowance - over 15m & pitch 35 degrees or less 
  • Roof Repairs Allowance - over 15m & pitch over 35 or 40 degrees 
  • Roof Repairs Allowance - over 15m & pitch over 40 degrees 
  • Scaffold or Rigging Certificate Allowance 
  • Second Hand Timber Allowance - damage to tools 
  • Slushing Allowance 
  • Spray Application Allowance - painters 
  • Towers Allowance - 15-30m 
  • Towers Allowance - 30+m 
  • Waste Disposal Allowance 
  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Industry Allowance 
  • Carpenter-Diver Allowance 
  • Coffer Dam Worker Allowance - not under air pressure 
  • Electricians Licence Allowance 
  • First Aid Allowance - higher than minimum qualifications 
  • First Aid Allowance - minimum qualifications 
  • In Charge Of Plant Allowance 
  • Industry Allowance  
  • Laser Safety Officer Allowance 
  • Multistorey Allowance - Start of building to 15th floor level 
  • Multistorey Allowance - 16th-30th floor level 
  • Multistorey Allowance - 31st-45th floor level 
  • Multistorey Allowance - 46th-60th floor level 
  • Multistorey Allowance - 61st floor level onwards 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - refractory Bricklayer assistant 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - refractory Bricklayer 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 3yr Appr - 1st Yr 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 3yr Appr - 2nd Yr 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 3yr Appr - 3rd Yr 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - pre 2014 - 1st Yr 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - pre 2014 - 2nd Yr 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - pre 2014 - 3rd Yr  
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - pre 2014 - 4th Yr 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 1st Yr - N/C Y12  
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 1st Yr - Y12  
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 2nd Yr - N/C Y12  
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 2nd Yr - Y12  
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 3rd Yr 
  • Refractory Bricklaying Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 4th Yr 
  • Special Allowance  Special Allowance - 3yr Appr - 1st Yr – Electrotechnology 
  • Special Allowance - 3yr Appr - 1st Yr - all others  
  • Special Allowance - 3yr Appr - 2nd Yr – Electrotechnology 
  • Special Allowance - 3yr Appr - 2nd Yr - all others  
  • Special Allowance - 3yr Appr - 3rd Yr - Electrotechnology 
  • Special Allowance - 3yr Appr - 3rd Yr - all others  
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - pre 2014 -1st Yr  
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - pre 2014 - 2nd Yr  
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - pre 2014 - 3rd Yr  
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - pre 2014 - 4th Yr  
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 1st Yr - N/C Y12 
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 1st Yr - Y12  
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 2nd Yr - N/C Y12  
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 2nd Yr - Y12  
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 3rd Yr 
  • Special Allowance - 4yr Appr - post 2014 - 4th Yr 
  • Underground Allowance - Less than 5 days - other than operators 
  • Underground Allowance - 5 or more days - other than operators 
  • Acid Work Allowance 
  • Asbestos Allowance 
  • Asbestos Eradication Allowance 
  • Bitumen Work Allowance  
  • Cold Work Allowance 
  • Confined Space Allowance 
  • Dirty Work Allowance 
  • Dual Lift Allowance 
  • Explosive Powered Tools Allowance 
  • Carrying Fuels, Oils & Greases Allowance 
  • Furnace Work Allowance 
  • Heavy Blocks Allowance - 5.5 kg & under 9 kg 
  • Heavy Blocks Allowance - 9 kg-18 kg 
  • Heavy Blocks Allowance - over 18 kg 
  • Height Work Allowance 
  • Hot Work Allowance - between 46-54 degrees 
  • Hot Work Allowance - exceeding 54 degrees 
  • Insulation Allowance 
  • Pile Driving Allowance 
  • Stonemasons Cutting Tools Allowance 
  • Suspended Perimeter Work Platform Allowance 
  • Toxic Substances Allowance - using toxic substances or materials 
  • Toxic Substances Allowance - Working in close proximity 
  • Wet Work Allowance 
  • Camping Allowance - Available before & after Sat & Sun 
  • Camping Allowance - Not available before & after Sat & Sun 
  • Living Away From Home Allowance - Not required to live in camp 
  • Country Radial Areas Allowance 
  • Country Radial Areas Allowance - Appr 1st Yr 
  • Country Radial Areas Allowance - Appr 2nd Yr 
  • Country Radial Areas Allowance - Appr 3rd Yr 
  • Country Radial Areas Allowance - Appr 4th Yr 
  • Distant Work Allowance 
  • Distant Work Allowance - Appr 1st Yr 
  • Distant Work Allowance - Appr 2nd Yr 
  • Distant Work Allowance - Appr 3rd Yr 
  • Distant Work Allowance - Appr 4th Yr 
  • Metropolitan Radial Areas Allowance 
  • Metropolitan Radial Areas Allowance - Appr 1st Yr 
  • Metropolitan Radial Areas Allowance - Appr 2nd Yr 
  • Metropolitan Radial Areas Allowance - Appr 3rd Yr 
  • Metropolitan Radial Areas Allowance - Appr 4th Yr 
  • Residing Outside Radial Areas Allowance 
  • Travelling Outside & Between Radial Areas Allowance 
  • Lift Industry Allowance Lift Industry Allowance - Appr 1st Yr 
  • Lift Industry Allowance - Appr 2nd Yr 
  • Lift Industry Allowance - Appr 3rd Yr 
  • Lift Industry Allowance - Appr 4th Yr Service Cores Allowance - less than 15m - Start building-15th floor level 
  • Service Cores Allowance - less than 15m - 16th-30th floor level 
  • Service Cores Allowance - less than 15m - 31st-45th floor level 
  • Service Cores Allowance - less than 15m - 46th-60th floor level 
  • Service Cores Allowance - less than 15m - 61st floor level onwards 
  • Service Cores Allowance - more than 15m - Start building-15th floor level 
  • Service Cores Allowance - more than 15m - 16th-30th floor level 
  • Service Cores Allowance - more than 15m - 31st-45th floor level 
  • Service Cores Allowance - more than 15m - 46th-60th floor level 
  • Service Cores Allowance - more than 15m - 61st floor level onwards 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 0-15 storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 16-30 storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 31-45 storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 46-60 storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 60+ storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 0-15 storeys - solid plasterer 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 16-30 storeys - solid plasterer 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 31-45 storeys - solid plasterer 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 46-60 storeys - solid plasterer 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - first 4 hrs - 60+ storeys - solid plasterer 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4 hrs - 0-15 storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4 hrs - 16-30 storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4 hrs - 31-45 storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4 hrs - 46-60 storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4 hrs - 60+ storeys 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4hrs - 0-15 storey - solid plaster 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4 hrs - 16-30 storeys - solid plasterer 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4 hrs - 31-45 storeys - solid plasterer 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4 hrs - 46-60 storeys - solid plasterer 
  • Swing Scaffold Allowance - after 4 hrs - 60+ storeys - solid plasterer 

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.

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