The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3.3% increase to minimum wages. The increase will apply from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2017.
The new national minimum wage will be $18.29 per hour for a permanent employee 21 year and over and $22.86 for a casual employee. This applies to all domestic staff employed through a WPN or ABN everywhere but WA.
In WA, as at 1st July 2016 ( no increase has been released yet) its $18.23 for a permanent and $21.88 casual employee.