National Minimum Wage 2012 Australia


The Australian national minimum wage rates for the 2012/2013 financial year are:

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Adults Full Time

  • $15.96 per hour ($606.40 per 38 hr week)

Adults Casual rate

  • $19.63 per hour ($745.94 per 38 hr week) (an additional 23% to cover holiday pay etc)

Juniors: (all rates per hour)

  • Under 16 years of age $5.87
  • At 16 years of age $7.55
  • At 17 years of age $9.22
  • At 18 years of age $10.90
  • At 19 years of age $13.17
  • At 20 years of age $15.59


  • Year 1 of apprenticeship $10.22
  • Year 2 of apprenticeship $12.08
  • Year 3 of apprenticeship $14.87
  • Year 4 of apprenticeship $17.65

Australian Government Fair Work

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That is the minimum wage in Australia and usually is paid in casual jobs, if a young woman is coming from overseas and is working in Australia as au pair, then she is paid what is called a pocket money, in 2013 the current amount is $7 AUD per hour paid to the au pair if working in the week and $8 per hour if working in the weekend