Employees covered under the TasTAFE Teaching Staff Award are entitled to the following Overnight Travel, Meals, Overtime and Day Travel Allowances.
Living away from home allowance
If you are required to travel overnight for work related purposes, you are to be provided with accommodation, meals and incidental expenses without incurring out of pocket expenses.
|State||Overnight Accommodation Rate|
|Meals (preceding or following overnight absence)|
|Breakfast (applicable 7.00am –|
|Lunch (applicable 12.30 pm –|
|Dinner (applicable 6.00 pm –|
|Incidental expenses Meals|
|Payable per overnight stay||$20.40|
If you are required to commence overtime duties 1.5 hours before, or to remain on duty 1.5 hours after, normal hours of duty, which require a meal to be obtained away from home, or if you undertake duties more than 60 kilometres from your normal work location and are required to purchase breakfast or dinner, you are entitled to payment of Day Travel allowance as follows:
|Meal||Rate of Allowance|
The rates contained above are derived from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Taxation Determination TD2020/5 Table 1. These rates are to be adjusted from July 1 each year by taking 50% of the appropriate ATO determination for meals in Table 1 of that determination, rounded to the nearest 5 cents.
References & further information
AEU website www.aeutas.org.au
- Members Service > Factsheets
- Members Service> Agreements, Awards, Directions
- TasTAFE Teaching Staff Award No.1 of 2016