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Travel and Meal Allowances

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.

LocationOvernight Accommodation Rate
Adelaide$157
Brisbane$175
Canberra$168
Darwin$220
Melbourne$173
Perth$180
Sydney$198
Tasmania$147
Meal Allowances (preceding or following an overnight absence)
Breakfast
(applicable 7:00am – 8:30am)
$29.20
Lunch
(applicable 12:30pm – 2:00pm)
$32.85
Dinner
(applicable 6:00pm – 7:30pm
$56.00
Incidental Expenses
Payable per overnight stay$20.60

Meal allowances

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:

MealRate of Allowance
Breakfast$14.60
Lunch$16.45
Dinner$28.00

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