MA000071  PR729330
FAIR WORK COMMISSION

DETERMINATION


Fair Work Act 2009

s.285—Annual wage review

Annual Wage Review 2020–21
(C2021/1)

TIMBER INDUSTRY AWARD 2020
[MA000071]

Timber and paper products industry

JUSTICE ROSS, PRESIDENT
VICE PRESIDENT CATANZARITI
DEPUTY PRESIDENT ASBURY
COMMISSIONER HAMPTON
MR FERGUSON
PROFESSOR WOODEN
MS LABINE-ROMAIN

MELBOURNE, 25 JUNE 2021

Annual Wage Review 2020–21.

A. Further to the decision issued by the Expert Panel in the Annual Wage Review
2020–21 on 16 June 2021 [[2021] FWCFB 3500], the above award is varied as follows:

1. By deleting the amount “$8.88” appearing in clause 14.3(p)(iii) and inserting “$9.10”.

2. By deleting the table appearing in clause 20.1(a) and inserting the following:

Employee classification

Minimum weekly rate
(full-time employee)

Minimum hourly rate

 

$

$

Level 1

772.60

20.33

Level 2

794.80

20.92

Level 3

825.20

21.72

Level 4

853.60

22.46

Level 5

899.50

23.67

Level 6

927.70

24.41

Level 7

981.50

25.83

3. By deleting the table appearing in clause 20.1(b) and inserting the following:

Employee classification

Minimum weekly rate
(full-time employee)

Minimum hourly rate

 

$

$

Level 1

772.60

20.33

Level 2

794.80

20.92

Level 3

825.20

21.72

Level 4

853.60

22.46

Level 4A

868.10

22.84

Level 5

899.50

23.67

Level 6

927.70

24.41

Level 7

981.50

25.83

4. By deleting the table appearing in clause 20.1(c) and inserting the following:

Employee classification

Minimum weekly rate
(full-time employee)

Minimum hourly rate

 

$

$

Level 1

812.00

21.37

Level 2

840.10

22.11

Level 3

857.20

22.56

Level 4

873.90

23.00

Level 5

899.50

23.67

Level 6

927.70

24.41

Level 7

955.90

25.16

Level 8

981.50

25.83

Level 9

1009.60

26.57

5. By deleting the words “1 November 2020” in clause 20.10(b) and inserting “1 July 2021”.

6. By deleting the amount “$28.08” appearing in clause 22.3(a) and inserting “$28.78”.

7. By deleting the amount “$1.49” appearing in clause 22.4(a) and inserting “$1.53”.

8. By deleting the amount “$28.96” appearing in clause 22.5(a) and inserting “$29.68”.

9. By deleting the amount “$44.76” appearing in clause 22.5(b) and inserting “$45.87”.

10. By deleting the amount “$1.76” appearing in clause 22.6 and inserting “$1.80”.

11. By deleting the amount “$1.32” appearing in clause 22.7 and inserting “$1.35”.

12. By deleting the table appearing in clause 22.8(a) and inserting the following:

Engine driver/fireman

Allowance

Payable

 

$

 

In charge of plant

37.78

per week

Cleaner, greaser or oiler, under supervision of engine driver, who stops or starts engine

37.78

per week

Driver, where 2 or more fork-lifts or cranes engaged on one lift

3.60

per day

13. By deleting the amount “$17.55” appearing in clause 22.9 and inserting “$17.99”.

14. By deleting the amount “$6.14” appearing in clause 22.10 and inserting “$6.30”.

15. By deleting the amount “$2.90” appearing in clause 22.11 and inserting “$2.97”.

16. By deleting the amount “$0.53” appearing in clause 22.12(a) and inserting “$0.54”.

17. By deleting the amount “$0.53” appearing in clause 22.13(a)(i) and inserting “$0.54”.

18. By deleting the amount “$0.88” appearing in clause 22.13(a)(ii) and inserting “$0.90”.

19. By deleting the amount “$0.53” appearing in clause 22.14(a) and inserting “$0.54”.

20. By deleting the amount “$0.70” appearing in clause 22.15 and inserting “$0.72”.

21. By deleting the amount “$1.76” appearing in clause 22.16 and inserting “$1.80”.

22. By deleting the table appearing in clause D.2.1 and inserting the following:

 

Ordinary

Saturday

Sunday

Public holiday

 

% of ordinary hourly rate1

 

100%

150%2

200%

250%

 

$

$

$

$

General Timber Stream and Wood and Timber Furniture Stream

       

Level 1

20.33

30.50

40.66

50.83

Level 2

20.92

31.38

41.84

52.30

Level 3

21.72

32.58

43.44

54.30

Level 4

22.46

33.69

44.92

56.15

Level 4A*

22.84

34.26

45.68

57.10

Level 5

23.67

35.51

47.34

59.18

Level 6

24.41

36.62

48.82

61.03

Level 7

25.83

38.75

51.66

64.58

Pulp and Paper Stream

       

Level 1

21.37

32.06

42.74

53.43

Level 2

22.11

33.17

44.22

55.28

Level 3

22.56

33.84

45.12

56.40

Level 4

23.00

34.50

46.00

57.50

Level 5

23.67

35.51

47.34

59.18

Level 6

24.41

36.62

48.82

61.03

Level 7

25.16

37.74

50.32

62.90

Level 8

25.83

38.75

51.66

64.58

Level 9

26.57

39.86

53.14

66.43

23. By deleting the table appearing in clause D.2.2 and inserting the following:

 

Ordinary

Afternoon & night-rotating

Night-non-rotating

Saturday

Sunday & public holiday

 

% of ordinary hourly rate1

 

100%

115%

130%

150%2

200%

 

$

$

$

$

$

General Timber Stream and Wood and Timber Furniture Stream

         

Level 1

20.33

23.38

26.43

30.50

40.66

Level 2

20.92

24.06

27.20

31.38

41.84

Level 3

21.72

24.98

28.24

32.58

43.44

Level 4

22.46

25.83

29.20

33.69

44.92

Level 4A*

22.84

26.27

29.69

34.26

45.68

Level 5

23.67

27.22

30.77

35.51

47.34

Level 6

24.41

28.07

31.73

36.62

48.82

Level 7

25.83

29.70

33.58

38.75

51.66

Pulp and Paper Stream

         

Level 1

21.37

24.58

27.78

32.06

42.74

Level 2

22.11

25.43

28.74

33.17

44.22

Level 3

22.56

25.94

29.33

33.84

45.12

Level 4

23.00

26.45

29.90

34.50

46.00

Level 5

23.67

27.22

30.77

35.51

47.34

Level 6

24.41

28.07

31.73

36.62

48.82

Level 7

25.16

28.93

32.71

37.74

50.32

Level 8

25.83

29.70

33.58

38.75

51.66

Level 9

26.57

30.56

34.54

39.86

53.14

24. By deleting the table appearing in clause D.2.3 and inserting the following:

 

Monday to Saturday

Sunday

Public holiday

First 2 hours

After 2 hours

 

% of ordinary hourly rate1

 

150%

200%

200%

250%

 

$

$

$

$

General Timber Stream and Wood and Timber Furniture Stream

       

Level 1

30.50

40.66

40.66

50.83

Level 2

31.38

41.84

41.84

52.30

Level 3

32.58

43.44

43.44

54.30

Level 4

33.69

44.92

44.92

56.15

Level 4A*

34.26

45.68

45.68

57.10

Level 5

35.51

47.34

47.34

59.18

Level 6

36.62

48.82

48.82

61.03

Level 7

38.75

51.66

51.66

64.58

Pulp and Paper Stream

       

Level 1

32.06

42.74

42.74

53.43

Level 2

33.17

44.22

44.22

55.28

Level 3

33.84

45.12

45.12

56.40

Level 4

34.50

46.00

46.00

57.50

Level 5

35.51

47.34

47.34

59.18

Level 6

36.62

48.82

48.82

61.03

Level 7

37.74

50.32

50.32

62.90

Level 8

38.75

51.66

51.66

64.58

Level 9

39.86

53.14

53.14

66.43

25. By deleting the table appearing in clause D.2.4 and inserting the following:

 

Continuous shiftworkers

Non-continuous shiftworkers

First 2 hours

After 2 hours

 

% of ordinary hourly rate1

 

200%

150%

200%

 

$

$

$

General Timber Stream and Wood and Timber Furniture Stream

     

Level 1

40.66

30.50

40.66

Level 2

41.84

31.38

41.84

Level 3

43.44

32.58

43.44

Level 4

44.92

33.69

44.92

Level 4A*

45.68

34.26

45.68

Level 5

47.34

35.51

47.34

Level 6

48.82

36.62

48.82

Level 7

51.66

38.75

51.66

26. By deleting the table appearing in clause D.2.5 and inserting the following:

 

All overtime hours

 

200% of ordinary hourly rate1

 

$

Level 1

42.74

Level 2

44.22

Level 3

45.12

Level 4

46.00

Level 5

47.34

Level 6

48.82

Level 7

50.32

Level 8

51.66

Level 9

53.14

27. By deleting the table appearing in clause D.3.1 and inserting the following:

 

Ordinary

Public Holiday1

 

% of ordinary hourly rate2

 

125%

275%

 

$

$

General Timber Stream and Wood and Timber Furniture Stream

   

Level 1

25.41

55.91

Level 2

26.15

57.53

Level 3

27.15

59.73

Level 4

28.08

61.77

Level 4A*

28.55

62.81

Level 5

29.59

65.09

Level 6

30.51

67.13

Level 7

32.29

71.03

Pulp and Paper Stream

   

Level 1

26.71

Level 2

27.64

Level 3

28.20

Level 4

28.75

Level 5

29.59

Level 6

30.51

Level 7

31.45

Level 8

32.29

Level 9

33.21

28. By deleting the table appearing in clause D.3.2 and inserting the following:

 

Ordinary

Afternoon & night rotating

Night-non-rotating

Saturday

Sunday & public holiday

 

% of ordinary hourly rate1

 

125%

140%

155%

175%2

225%

 

$

$

$

$

$

General Timber Stream and Wood and Timber Furniture Stream

         

Level 1

25.41

28.46

31.51

35.58

45.74

Level 2

26.15

29.29

32.43

36.61

47.07

Level 3

27.15

30.41

33.67

38.01

48.87

Level 4

28.08

31.44

34.81

39.31

50.54

Level 4A*

28.55

31.98

35.40

39.97

51.39

Level 5

29.59

33.14

36.69

41.42

53.26

Level 6

30.51

34.17

37.84

42.72

54.92

Level 7

32.29

36.16

40.04

45.20

58.12

Pulp and Paper Stream

         

Level 1

26.71

29.92

33.12

37.40

48.08

Level 2

27.64

30.95

34.27

38.69

49.75

Level 3

28.20

31.58

34.97

39.48

50.76

Level 4

28.75

32.20

35.65

40.25

51.75

Level 5

29.59

33.14

36.69

41.42

53.26

Level 6

30.51

34.17

37.84

42.72

54.92

Level 7

31.45

35.22

39.00

44.03

56.61

Level 8

32.29

36.16

40.04

45.20

58.12

Level 9

33.21

37.20

41.18

46.50

59.78

29. By deleting the table appearing in clause D.3.3 and inserting the following:

 

Monday to Saturday1

Sunday2

First 2 hours

After 2 hours

 

% of casual ordinary hourly rate3

 

150%

200%

200%

 

$

$

$

General Timber Stream and Wood and Timber Furniture Stream

     

Level 1

38.12

50.82

50.82

Level 2

39.23

52.30

52.30

Level 3

40.73

54.30

54.30

Level 4

42.12

56.16

56.16

Level 4A*

42.83

57.10

57.10

Level 5

44.39

59.18

59.18

Level 6

45.77

61.02

61.02

Level 7

48.44

64.58

64.58

Pulp and Paper Stream

     

Level 1

40.07

53.42

53.42

Level 2

41.46

55.28

55.28

Level 3

42.30

56.40

56.40

Level 4

43.13

57.50

57.50

Level 5

44.39

59.18

59.18

Level 6

45.77

61.02

61.02

Level 7

47.18

62.90

62.90

Level 8

48.44

64.58

64.58

Level 9

49.82

66.42

66.42

30. By deleting the amount “$877.60” appearing in clause E.1.1 and inserting “$899.50”.

31. By deleting the table appearing in clause E.1.1 and inserting the following:

Allowance

Clause

% of standard rate

$

Payable

Stand-by

14.3(p)(iii)

1.0116

9.10

per hour

Forest work1

22.3(a)

3.2

28.78

per week

Low loader1

22.4(a)

0.17

1.53

per each additional complete tonne

Leading hand supervising—2 to 6 employees

22.5(a)

3.3

29.68

per week

Leading hand supervising—more than 6 employees

22.5(b)

5.1

45.87

per week

Cleaning of boilers and associated equipment

22.6

0.2

1.80

per hour

Repairs inside boilers and associated equipment

22.7

0.15

1.35

per hour

Additional allowances for engine drivers/firemen—in charge of plant

22.8(a)

4.2

37.78

per week

Additional allowances for engine drivers/firemen—cleaner, greaser or oiler, under supervision of engine driver, who stops or starts engine

22.8(a)

4.2

37.78

per week

Additional allowances for engine drivers/firemen—driver, where 2 or more fork-lifts or cranes engaged on one lift

22.8(a)

0.4

3.60

per day

First aid

22.9

2.0

17.99

per week

Charred timber

22.10.

0.7

6.30

per day

Dirty work

22.11

0.33

2.97

per day

Wet places

22.12(a)

0.06

0.54

per part of day/shift whilst so engaged

Hot work—between 46C and 54C

22.13(a)(i)

0.06

0.54

per hour

Hot work—in excess of 54C

22.13(a)(ii)

0.1

0.90

per hour

Cold places—below 0C

22.14(a)

0.06

0.54

per hour

Confined spaces

22.15

0.08

0.72

per hour or part thereof

Height money

22.16

0.2

1.80

per day or shift or part thereof

32. By deleting the table appearing in clause H.1.3 and inserting the following:

Coup Assessment

Sawlog

Sawlog

Mixed

-85

-56

-56 Non-Con

 

$/m3

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

A1

4.73

4.25

3.15

3.53

3.91

4.69

A2

4.91

4.45

3.49

3.70

4.08

4.88

A3

5.09

4.63

3.46

3.86

4.24

5.08

A4

5.51

5.01

3.70

4.11

4.59

5.50

B1

5.09

4.63

3.47

3.86

4.25

5.08

B2

5.34

4.85

3.56

4.04

4.45

5.32

B3

5.57

5.03

3.73

4.15

4.63

5.54

B4

5.97

5.49

4.06

4.49

5.01

5.97

C1

5.51

5.02

3.71

4.15

4.59

5.51

C2

5.77

5.26

3.88

4.39

4.85

5.73

C3

5.97

5.49

4.06

4.49

5.01

5.97

C4

6.46

5.88

4.39

4.88

5.41

6.46

Landing

1.32

1.18

1.00

1.00

1.08

1.32

33. By deleting the table appearing in clause H.1.4 and inserting the following:

   

Conventional

 

Non-conventional

Coup Assessment

Sawlog

Sawlog

Mixed

-85

Mixed

-85

-40

 

$/m3

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

A1

4.73

4.25

3.15

3.53

3.34

3.70

5.49

A2

4.91

4.45

3.49

3.70

3.49

3.86

5.70

A3

5.08

4.63

3.46

3.71

3.57

4.03

5.92

A4

5.51

5.01

3.70

4.11

3.90

4.39

6.30

B1

5.09

4.63

3.47

3.86

3.57

4.06

5.92

B2

5.34

4.85

3.56

4.04

3.77

4.15

6.16

B3

5.57

5.03

3.73

4.15

3.91

4.39

6.46

B4

5.97

5.49

4.06

4.49

4.20

4.72

6.93

C1

5.51

5.02

3.71

4.15

3.90

4.39

6.38

C2

5.76

5.26

3.88

4.39

4.08

4.49

6.68

C3

5.97

5.49

4.06

4.49

4.25

4.79

6.94

C4

6.49

5.88

4.39

4.88

4.54

5.08

7.53

Landing

1.32

1.18

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.52

34. By deleting the table appearing in clause H.1.5 and inserting the following:

 

Manual

Pulp

Pulp

Short

Short

Short

Short

Long

Long

 

T1R3

wood

wood

s/log

s/log

peelers

peelers

s/log

s/log

 

$T25

(+1.5)

(-1.5)

(+1.5)

(-1.5)

(+1.5)

(-1.5)

(+1.5)

(-1.5)

 

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

$/t

Falling

                 

A

16.57

7.42

8.55

8.99

10.11

9.14

10.31

7.95

9.10

B

17.08

7.68

9.09

9.19

10.68

9.44

8.60

8.21

9.62

C

17.50

8.04

9.42

9.60

11.00

9.78

11.16

8.56

9.97

35. By deleting the table appearing in clause H.1.6 and inserting the following:

Stump diameter (where cut)

Payment per tree

 

$

0–25 cm

1.10

26–50 cm

2.28

51–75 cm

3.41

76–100 cm

4.51

101–150 cm

11.33

151–200 cm

15.87

over 200 cm

18.16

B. This determination comes into operation on 1 July 2021. In accordance with s.286(5) of the Fair Work Act 2009 this determination does not take effect in relation to a particular employee until the start of the employee’s first full pay period that starts on or after 1 July 2021.

PRESIDENT

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