5.2.1.60 Historical National Training Wage Schedule Rates (YA, DSP)

Summary

For the purposes of YA and DSP, the Wage Level A of the National Training Wage schedule included in a modern award (NTWS), or the rate as varied or replaced by Fair Work Australia, is a rate used to measure whether a young person can be classified as being self-supporting through paid employment (3.2.5.80).

Rates

The following table lists the relevant NTWS rates over past years, and the minimum amounts that young people must have earned to qualify as independent under the self-supporting provisions.

If period/s of employment commenced from The relevant NTWS rate is 75% of rate which equals minimum earnings
1 October 2007 to 30 September 2008 $25,134 $18,850
1 December 2006 to 30 September 2007 $24,700 $18,525
3 July 2005 to 30 November 2006 $23,556 $17,667
3 July 2004 to 2 July 2005 $22,828 $17,121
7 July 2003 to 2 July 2004 $22,048 $16,536
3 July 2002 to 6 July 2003 $21,320 $15,990
17 August 2001 to 2 July 2002 $20,592 $15,444
17 August 2000 to 16 August 2001 $20,127 $15,095
13 August 1999 to 16 August 2000 $19,448 $14,586
3 July 1998 to 12 August 1999 $18,928 $14,196
25 June 1997 to 2 July 1998 $18,356 $13,767
1 January 1997 to 24 June 1997 $17,940 $13,455
1 January 1996 to 31 December 1996 $17,628 $13,221
Before 31 December 1995 $17,316 $12,987

Act reference: SSAct section 1067A(10) to (10J) People who are self-supporting

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.N.12 National Training Wage schedule rate (YA, DSP)

Last reviewed: 14 August 2017