Inclement Weather – The Award

The following is an excerpt from the Building and Construction General On Site Award 2020 Click here to view the award online  24. Inclement weather 24.1 Clause 24 applies to general building and construction and the civil construction sector only. 24.2 Inclement weather means the existence of rain or abnormal climatic conditions (whether

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Multistorey Allowance

The following is an excerpt from the Building and Construction General On Site Award 2020 (BCGOA) 23.3 Multistorey allowance (a) A multistorey allowance must be paid to all employees on-site whilst engaged in construction or renovation of a multistorey building to compensate for the disabilities experienced in,and which are peculiar to

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Additional Identified Skills Shortage payment incentive

The Additional Identified Skills Shortage (AISS) payment is available to eligible apprentices commencing from 1 July 2019 and their employers, in ten occupations experiencing national skills shortages. The AISS payment will grow the number of apprentices and encourage more people to take up an Australian Apprenticeship

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Trade Support Loan

Trade Support Loans (TSLs) are available to eligible apprentices to assist with everyday costs while completing your apprenticeship. You can receive up to $21,779 over the life of the apprenticeship (lifetime limit in 2021-22). The year of your apprenticeship determines the amount you may receive. There is no waiting period to

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Completing Apprenticeships Commencements (CAC)

After 12 months of the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencement (BAC) support employers will be eligible to transition to the time-limited Completing Apprenticeship Commencements (CAC) wage subsidy for the second and third years of an apprenticeship. Under the CAC, eligible employers will receive a 10 per cent wage subsidy in the second year

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Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements (BAC)

To assist with the recovery from the impact of COVID-19, the Australian Government is providing support to all eligible employers who engage a new Australian Apprentice. The Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy supports businesses and Group Training Organisations to take on new apprentices and trainees, to build a pipeline of

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Wage increases by stage progression

Pay increases during an apprenticeship There are 2 ways an apprentice can move to the next level of an apprenticeship: time-based – the apprentice moves up to the next pay level after they’ve worked a certain amount of time (for example, 12 months) competency-based – the apprentice moves to the

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Apprentice & Trainee Pay Rates Explained

Apprentices and trainees are employees who have a formal training contract with their employer. Special rates and conditions apply to these employees. Apprentice pay Use our Pay and Conditions Tool to calculate pay rates for all apprentices including: adult apprentices (an apprentice who is 21 years or older when they start their

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Commonwealth Government has passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Superannuation Outcomes for Australians and Helping Australian Businesses Invest) Bill 2021 which, amongst other things, expands the provision of superannuation to all working Australians. For for the full article, please see attached Source: Master Builders Association of NSW Industrial Relations

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Unpaid family and domestic violence leave

Unpaid family and domestic violence leave is provided for in the NES. NOTE 1: Information concerning an employee’s experience of family and domestic violence is sensitive and if mishandled can have adverse consequences for the employee. Employers should consult with such employees regarding the handling of this information. NOTE 2: Depending upon the

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School Leaver Apprenticeship Program

Thank you for your interest in our Master Builders Programs. By filling out this online form a Master Builders recruitment team member will respond within 48 hours.

Register Your Interest to Offer Work Experience Opportunities

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Master Builders Programs

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This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between Master Builders Association of NSW Pty Ltd, ABN 11 074 397 532 (MBANSW) and you.

MBANSW is the registered Group Training Organisation and Apprenticeship Services arm of Master Builders Association of New South Wales, ABN 96 550 042 906 (Master Builders)

“You”, “your” and “Host Employer” refer to you, your company and business nominated in the table below.

This document outlines the direct debit arrangements between MBANSW and you.

Direct Debit Terms and Conditions

  • Your nominated account or credit card will be debited weekly for hosting a MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee.
  • The first debit to your account will occur within 7 working days of the MBAS or MBAS+ apprentice or trainee commencing their placement with your business.
  • If an invoice payment is due on a non-business day, it will be debited from your account on the following business day.
  • Host Employer account information held by MBANSW will be kept confidential. Please note that some information is provided to the MBANSW financial institution to initiate the debit to your nominated account.
  • MBANSW will give you a minimum of 14 days’ notice in writing of changes to these Terms and Conditions.
  • If you wish to make changes to this arrangement, please contact MBANSW on (02) 8586 3533.

Your responsibility in this arrangement

  • Ensure that your nominated account can accept direct debits (your financial institution can confirm this).
  • Ensure there are sufficient cleared funds in the nominated account on the drawing date.
  • Advise MBANSW in writing if the nominated account is transferred or closed.

Please note that if your payment is dishonoured by your financial institution, a re-draw will take place within 7 days.

Any transaction fees payable by MBANSW in respect to a dishonoured payment will be added to your account.


Please direct all enquiries to MBAS (02) 8586 3533 or;

Please include your phone and email address.

I/We authorise MBANSW to arrange for funds to be debited from my/our nominated account at the financial institution identified below.

This authority to direct debit will remain in place in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.