Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Act 2016

17 Minimum amount payable for travel on and from 1 March 2016 (other than for exceptional travel)

The minimum amount payable each day to an HCS employee is calculated as follows:

a = b × (c ÷ 60)



is the minimum amount payable


is the minimum hourly rate of wage prescribed under section 4 of the Minimum Wage Act 1983


is the qualifying travel time in minutes for the employee for that day calculated in accordance with clause 3(2) of Schedule 4.