Transport Award Updates 2020/21

Including Road Transport (Long Distance Operations) and Road Transport and Distribution Award 2020/21 

Please see the below table outlining the updated award rates for 2020/21, these come into effect from November 1st 2020.

Road Transport (Long Distance Operations)

Grade Minimum weekly pay rate Minimum hourly drive rate Minimum cents per kilometre
1  These Grades are not used to classify employees covered by this award
2   These Grades are not used to classify employees covered by this award
3 $828.40 $32.31 $0.4308
4 $843.70 $33.90 $0.4387
5 $854.30 $33.32 $0.4442
6 $864.10 $34.70 $0.4493
7 $876.70 $34.19 $0.4559
8 $902.10 $35.18 $0.4691
9 $917.30 $35.77 $0.4770
10 $940.00 $36.66 $0.4888

Major rest break allowance payable when a driver sleeps overnight in the truck remains $40.44 for 2020/21.

Road Transport and Distribution Award

Grade Minimum weekly pay rate Minimum hourly drive rate
1  $798.30 $21.01
2 $818.40 21.54
3 $828.40 $21.80
4 $843.70 $22.20
5 $854.30 $22.48
6 $864.10 $22.74
7 $876.70 $23.07
8 $902.10 $23.74
9 $917.30 $24.14
10 $940.00 $24.74

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