Each financial year the Commission reviews and sets minimum wages. These are the determinations for the Annual Wage Review 2022–23.
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On 2 June 2023, the Expert Panel of the Fair Work Commission issued the Annual Wage Review 2022–23 decision  FWCFB 3500 to change modern award minimum rates.
The changes will take effect from the first full pay period that starts on or after 1 July 2023.
On this page you will find:
- Determinations adjusting minimum wages in the modern industry and occupational awards, the modern enterprise awards and the State reference public sector modern awards
- Determinations adjusting expense-related allowances for awards
Note: Rates contained in the determinations for these awards include updates to minimum wages which take effect from the first full pay period that starts on or after 30 June 2023:
- Aged Care Award 2010
- Nurses Award 2020
- Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010
- Supported Employment Services Award 2020.
Note 1: There are no expense-related allowances in this award.
Method for adjusting modern award minimum wages
The method we used to adjust modern award minimum wages is outlined in the Method of adjustment to wages (pdf).
Method for adjusting expense-related allowances
The method we used to adjust expense-related allowances in modern awards in 2023 is outlined in the Expense-related allowances guide to methods of adjustment (pdf).
Consolidated list of expense-related allowances
Commission staff have prepared a list of expense-related allowances adjusted for the applicable Consumer Price Index figure for modern awards being varied on 1 July 2023.
Download the spreadsheet Expense-related allowances in modern awards 2023 (Excel).
Supported wage system
Following the Annual Wage Review 2022–23 decision  FWCFB 3500, the Expert Panel issued a Determination (PR762969) in relation to the Support Wage System schedule in some modern awards.
The determination takes effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2023.