Australia -Minimum wage to rise by $15.80 a week -June 02, 2013

The Fair Work Commission has approved a 2.6 per cent increase in the minimum wage.

The decision will deliver a rise of $15.80 per week to Australia's lowest paid workers. The increase affects 1.5 million people, and will take their weekly wage to $622.20.

 

Changes to minimum wage
Year Minimum wage/weekly Increase
2010 $569.90 $26.12
2011 $589.30 $19.40
2012 $606.40 $17.10
2013 $622.20 $15.80