Amusement, Events and Recreation Award 2020 (MA000080)

The article provides guidelines about when to use the different work types and tags included as part of the pre-built Amusement, Events, and Recreation Award 2020 [MA000080] package. For further information about the Amusement, Events, and Recreation Award 2020, refer to: Amusement, Events and Recreation Award.

Key updates

  Select the current financial year tab to see award updates for the 2022/23 financial year, while all previous updates before this time you can find in the historical financial years tab.

Current financial year Historical financial years
November 2023

20th

3rd

We have updated the Non-exhibition employees rule set where the minimum break between shifts would not trigger when work type "Kilometers travelled" is chosen. 

August 2023

9th

We have updated the Non-exhibition - Grade 8 Full time and Part time Employment Agreements to ensure that the correct pay rate template for 20 years and older would apply. 

1st

From 1 August, all employees are entitled to 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave each year. The (Unpaid) Family and Domestic Violence Leave configuration settings under awards have been updated - the leave category is disabled from award leave allowance templates, and the work type is not enabled automatically for all employees. Please ensure that employees no longer use the unpaid leave category or work type.

July 2023

1st

We have updated the award to reflect the Fair Work Commission’s National Minimum Wage increase detailed in the Annual Wage Review 2022-23 decision and also includes updates to expense-related allowances. You can find information on the Determinations here and here. 

These changes come into effect from the first full pay period on or after the 1st July 2023. Please install these updates after you have finalised your last pay run before the first full pay period beginning on or after the 1st July 2023.

Installing the pre-built award package

To read details on how to install and configure this Pre-built Award Template, please review the following article. Before relying on the award information, users should carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness, and relevance for their purposes. You should also obtain appropriate professional advice.

Coverage

The award covers employers throughout Australia in the amusement, events, and recreation industry. It includes as an example

  • Leisure and recreation facilities and centres;

  • Sporting, exhibition, convention and amusement complexes;

  • Theme parks;

  • Heritage, tourism and cultural centres;

  • Museums and galleries;

  • Zoos, animal parks and aquariums;

  • Agricultural and horticultural shows;

  • Carnivals and amusement parks;

  • Ten pin bowling venues;

  • Go-kart racing venues; and

  • Amusement arcades, including video game and pinball parlours.

See Section four of the Award for more information and exclusions.

Work types

The following lists out and explains the work types an employee can select on their timesheet.

A - F
Annual leave taken. Choose this work type when annual leave is taken
Cancelled shift. Enter one unit where you came to work but the shift had been cancelled.
Compassionate leave taken. Choose this work type when compassionate leave is taken.
First Aid Allowance. Choose this work type if the employee holds and appropriate first aid qualification and is required to perform first aid duties.
G - L
Hours Worked. Use this work type to represent ordinary hours, unless another work type is more specific.
Hours worked (with no meal break). Use this work type to represent ordinary hours which does not include a meal break. The automatic meal break will not apply when this is chosen.
Kilometres travelled. Enter the number of units travelled for business purposes. One unit is equivalent to 1 kilometre.
Leave without pay. Choose this work type when leave without pay is taken.
Long service leave taken. Choose this work type when long service leave is taken.
M - R
On-call during meal break. Use this work type during a meal break where the staff member is required to be on call. This will be treated as a paid break.
Paid community service leave taken. Choose this work type when paid community service leave is taken.
Personal/carer's leave taken. Choose this work type when personal or carer’s leave is taken.
Public holiday (day off). For permanent employees only. Use this work type for a day, or part of a day, where you were not working due to being on a public holiday.
S - Z
Time in lieu leave taken. Choose this work type when time in lieu leave is taken.

Tags

The following tags are available to employees under the award.

A - F
Agreed 12 hour work day. Choose this tag if the employee has agreed to work a standard 12 hour work day.
Flexible loading. Assign this tag to Exhibition employees to receive the Flexible loading allowance. Applies to Apprentices or Permanent employees under one of the following classifications: Grade 2 - General hand, Grade 4 - Exhibition technician or Grade 5 - Supervisory exhibition technician..
First aid. Choose this tag if the employee holds and appropriate first aid qualification and is required to perform first aid duties.
G - L
In charge of golf links. Choose this tag if the employee is in charge of an establishment covered by this award, which has an 18-hole golf course.
In charge of bowling greens. Choose this tag if the employee is in charge of an establishment covered by this award which has a bowling green.
In charge of tennis courts. Choose this tag if the employee is in charge of an establishment covered by this award which has a tennis court.
In charge of tractor plant. Choose this tag if the employee is in charge of a tractor plant.
Laundry. Choose this tag if an employee is required to launder any garments that are part of a uniform.
M - R
Provides own tools (carpenter). Choose this tag if the employee is a carpenter and is required to provide their own tools.
Provides own tools (other than carpenter). Choose this tag if the employee is a tradesperson other than a carpenter and is required to provide their own tools.
S - Z
Supervisory loading. Assign this tag to Exhibition employees to receive Supervisory loading allowance. Applies to Apprentices or Permanent employees under one of the following classifications: Grade 4 - Exhibition technician or Grade 5 - Supervisory exhibition technician..
TIL. Choose this tag if the employee and the employer have agreed to accrue leave instead of paying overtime. Time off instead of payment for overtime leave accrues at the same rate as the number of overtime hours worked.
TIL on public holiday. Choose this tag if the employee and the employer have agreed to accrue leave and play a base rate on a public holiday, rather than paying the penalty rate. This applies to exhibition employees only.
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