The Fair Work Commission has announced a 2.4 per cent increase to minimum wages across the board and these will come into effect in the first pay period on or after 1 July 2016.

The national minimum wage increase is relevant to all employees who are covered by Modern Awards, including the Architects Award, which covers all architectural practices. 

The Association of Consulting Architects Australia has updated the Award rates for the Architects Award and other Awards relevant to architectural practices, and these can be downloaded below:

Award pay rates valid from 1 July 2016