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Awards & Wages

Growcom’s workplace relations team can provide you with information, interpretation, clarification and advice about employee wages and conditions, whether set out in the relevant Awards or in your own workplace agreement.

While the Horticulture Industry is governed by the Horticulture Award 2010,  you may be covered by several awards, depending on what you grow and who you employ. If you run cattle, you may also need to understand the Pastoral Award; if you grow sugar cane, the Sugar Award, and if you employ administrative staff, the Private Sector Clerical Award.

The minimum wages for employees from 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017, who are employed under the Horticulture Award 2010 are currently as follows:

Level $ Weekly $ Hourly $ Casual Hourly
Level 1 672.70 17.70 22.13
Level 2 692.10 18.21 'standard rate' 22.76
Level 3 712.00 18.74 23.43
Level 4 738.90 19.44 24.30
Level 5 783.30 20.61 25.76

You may operate under your own Enterprise Agreement and this may have different provisions to the Award. To talk to the Growcom workplace relations team about your enterprise agreement, please give us a call.

Contact us

To contact the Growcom IR team please call 07 3620 3844 or email your query to wrteam@growcom.com.au.

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