Minimum wage to increase to $16.50 per hour

On: 22 December 2017

The government today announced the minimum wage will increase by 75 cents to $16.50 per hour on 1 April 2018.

The starting-out and training minimum wage rates will increase from $12.60 to $13.20 per hour – remaining at 80 per cent of the adult minimum wage.

Read the Minister's press release

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