TRADITIONALLY WAGES ARE UPDATED AT the end of a financial year with any increases effective as of the 1st July.

We have just received notification from our industrial relations lawyers as follows:

Following on from our correspondence in relation to the pay guides for the Hair and Beauty Industry Award, we confirm that the Fair Work Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wages.

The increase to the Hair and Beauty Industry Award will start from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 February 2021.

Please see below link to the Fair Work website in relation to this increase:

https://www.fairwork.gov.au/about-us/news-and-media-releases/website-news/the-commission-has-announced-a-1-75-increase-to-minimum-wages#when-will-my-award-increase

Please retain this link and review it for further details.