Published below is the National Minimum Wage Order 2016 taking into account the Expert Panel's decision of 31 May 2016. The order comes into operation on 1 July 2016:
On 31 May 2016, the Expert Panel issued its Annual Wage Review 2015–16 Decision [ FWCFB 3500], which details the rates to be set in the national minimum wage order to take effect on 1 July 2016.
The Fair Work Act 2009 requires that the Expert Panel publish the national minimum wage order before 1 July 2016.
Below is the draft national minimum wage order that was released after the Expert Panel’s decision of 31 May 2016. The draft order has been published to provide an opportunity to review the rates.
The final order, incorporating any additional changes as the result of suggested amendments, has been published on this page.