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4 June 2018

On 1 June 2018 the Fair Work Commission awarded a 3.5% increase to the National Minimum Wage, lifting the minimum weekly wage from $694.90 to $719.20/week or $18.93/hr.  This represents an increase of $24.30/week.

The C10 rate in the manufacturing award will increase by $28.30/week to $837.60/week.

The minimum wages in Modern Awards will also be increased by 3.5% rounded to the nearest 10 cents. 

These increases will come into effect from 1 July 2018.