The Fair Work Commission on 6 June 2017 handed down its annual wage review decision. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) will increase by 3.3% per week. This constitutes an increase of $22.20 per week to the weekly rate or 59 cents per hour to the hourly rate.
The NMW for a full time adult employee will increase from $672.70 to $694.90 per week or $18.29 per hour.
The NMW for a casual employee will increase from $22.13 to $22.86 per hour.
Modern Award minimum wages for a full time adult employee will also be increased by 3.3%.