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Minimum wage increase for some awards from 1 October 2022

Minimum wages in 10 awards in the aviation, tourism and hospitality sectors increase from 1 October 2022. We’ve updated our online tools and resources with the new rates.
Keep reading to learn about these changes and see if your award is affected.

Aviation, tourism and hospitality awards

For some aviation, tourism and hospitality sector awards, a minimum wage increase applies from 1 October 2022. These awards are:


Aircraft Cabin Crew Award 2020
Airline Operations – Ground Staff Award 2020
Air Pilots Award 2020
Airport Employees Award 2020
Airservices Australia Enterprise Award 2016


Alpine Resorts Award 2020
Marine Tourism and Charter Vessels Award 2020


Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2020
Restaurant Industry Award 2020
Registered and Licensed Clubs Award 2020.

What you can do now

Pay tools, information and resources have been updated with the new pay rates and allowances.

You can:

Unsure of what award you’re covered by? You can use our Find my award tool to work out what award applies to you.

You can read more information on the award minimum wage increase, including examples of how it applies, at Minimum wage increase for some awards from 1 October 2022.