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

18 Minimum amount payable for exceptional travel on and from 1 March 2016

(1)

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

a = b × (c ÷ 60)

where—

a

is the minimum amount payable

b

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

c

is the deemed travel time in minutes for exceptional travel for the employee for that day.

(2)

In this section, deemed travel time means the time that it would take a person to travel to the client or clients visited by the employee (or from the client, if exceptional last client travel)—

(a)

taking the most efficient route; and

(b)

when travelling at the same time of day and on the same day of the week.