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Basic rate and basic salary indexation

Basic salary indexation table provides the declared basic salary calculated in accordance with the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1998.

The basic salary is relevant to these laws:

  • Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1998
  • Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011
  • Workers' (Occupational Diseases) Relief Fund Act 1954

Basic rate and salary indexation comes into effect from 1 January each year.

Basic Salary Indexation Table

Effective date

Basic salary

1 January  2019

$884.43

1 January 2018

$867.44

1 January 2017

$855.83

1 January 2016

$826.53

1 January 2015

$803.07
1 January 2014

$811.04

1 January 2013 

$766.95

1 January 2012

$736.77

1 January 2011

$696.85

1 January 2010

$641.87

1 January 2009

$606.57

1 January 2008

$602.35

1 January 2007

$564.69

1 January 2006

$531.48

1 January 2005

$508.74

1 January 2004

$497.35

1 January 2003

$472.77

1 January 2002

$452.37

1 January 2001

$441.18

1 January 2000

$414.14

1 January 1999

$410.89

1 January 1998

$396.34

1 January 1997

$378.19

1 January 1996

$362.95

1 January 1995

$352.38

1 January 1995

$352.38

1 January 1994

$341.45

1 January 1993

$334.75

1 January 1992

$320.95

1 January 1991

$311.30

Updated: 29th October 2019