This is a friendly reminder for Educators and ECT's to check your pay to ensure you are currently being paid the updated minimum wage, as of 01 July 2018, which includes the 3.5% increase.
The pay increase will have only applied to Educators and ECT's who were earning the minimum wage set out in the following: Children's Services Award 2010 and the Educational Services Teachers Award 2010.
Please make sure that you check your wages to see if you are currently receiving the 3.5% increase (if applicable) and that you are on the right Level according to your position and qualification.
To check to see your pay rate, check the wage tables in the following:
Childcare Wages In Australia
Early Childhood Teachers (ECT) Award Wages in Australia
If you are unsure of your Level, which determines your rate of pay, please read the following:
The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3.5% increase in minimum wages following its 2018 Annual Wage Review.