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Minimum wage to increase by 50 cents to $15.75

The Government announced on 24 January 2017 that the minimum wage will increase by 50 cents to $15.75 on 1 April 2017.

The starting-out and training minimum wage rates will increase from $12.20 to $12.60 per hour – remaining at 80 per cent of the adult minimum wage.

For more information, read the Minister’s announcement (external link) .