Each financial year the Commission reviews and sets minimum wages. The timetable for the Annual Wage Review 2020-21 will be published here.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) & the Annual Wage Review 2020–21
The coronavirus (COVID-19) situation affected how we dealt with the Annual Wage Review 2020–21.
A statement  FWC 5430 on 12 October 2020 confirmed the following timetable for the Annual Wage Review 2020–21.
|26 March 2021||Closing date for lodging submissions|
|2 April–5 April 2021||Easter|
|23 April 2021||Closing date for lodging reply submissions and any submissions relating to data or research published after 26 March 2021|
|7 May 2021||Closing date for expressions of interest in taking part in consultations|
|14 May 2021*||Closing date for lodging supplementary submissions relating to data or research published after 23 April 2021 and/or post-Budget submissions|
|19 May 2021^||Consultations|
|4 June 2021#||Closing date for lodging submissions regarding the National Accounts March quarter 2021|
|8 June 2021||Closing date for lodging reply submissions regarding the National Accounts March quarter 2021|
* This date has been set on the assumption that the Budget for 2021–22 will be handed down on the second Tuesday of May, 11 May 2021, consistent with usual practice.
^ Format and location to be determined.
# This date has been set on the assumption that the ABS National Accounts data are released on the first Wednesday of June, 2 June 2021, consistent with usual practice.
Submission to draft timetable
In a statement issued on 17 September 2020, the President directed submissions to the draft timetable be submitted by 8 October 2020.