Australian International Shipping Register (Minimum Wages) Determination 2012

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Australian International Shipping Register (Minimum Wages) Determination 20121
Shipping Registration Act 1981
I, ANTHONY NORMAN ALBANESE, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, make this Determination under subsection 61AE(3) of the Shipping Registration Act 1981.
Dated 26 June 2012
 
ANTHONY NORMAN ALBANESE
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Australian International Shipping Register (Minimum Wages) Determination 2012.
2              Legislative Instrument
                This Determination is a legislative instrument for the purposes of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.
3              Commencement
                This Determination commences on 1 July 2012.
4              Definitions
                In this Determination:
Act means the Shipping Registration Act 1981.
AMSA means the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.
ITF template agreement has the same meaning as in the Act.
Work agreement has the same meaning as in the Navigation Act 1912.
5              Object
                Subsection 61AE(1) of the Act requires the work agreement of a seafarer to specify the amount of the seafarer’s wages, or the method for working that out.  Subsection 61AE(2) provides that the amount of the wages must not be less than the relevant amount determined by me under subsection 61AE(3).
                This Determination sets out the minimum amount of wages of seafarers performing particular types of work.
6              Amount of wages 2012
                For subsection 61AE(3) of the Act, for the period 1 July 2012 to 31 December 2012, the amount of wages for a seafarer performing the work of a classification set out in an item in column 1 of Schedule 1 is the amount specified in column 2 of that item.
7              Amount of wages 2013
                For subsection 61AE(3) of the Act, for the period 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013, the amount of wages for a seafarer performing the work of a classification set out in an item in column 1 of Schedule 2 is the amount specified in column 2 of that item.
8              Amount of wages 2014
                For subsection 61AE(3) of the Act, for the period 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014, the amount of wages for a seafarer performing the work of a classification set out in an item in column 1 of Schedule 3 is the amount specified in column 2 of that item.
9              ITF template agreement
                The amount of wages in Schedules 1, 2 and 3:
(a)       are expressed in US dollars;
(b)      are the amounts payable per calendar month; and
(c)       are not less than the amount of wages specified in the ITF template agreement for the work identified by the classification.
Note:            Additional details regarding the amount of wages are contained in the ITF template agreement, which can be found on AMSA’s website at www.amsa.gov.au.
 
               
Schedule 1
Minimum wages for the period 1 July 2012 – 31 December 2012

Item Number
Column 1
Column 2

1
Master
5460

2
Chief Engineer
4973

3
Chief Officer
3568

4
1st Engineer
3568

5
2nd Officer
2883

6
2nd Engineer
2883

7
Radio Officer
2883

8
Electrical Engineer
2883

9
Chief Steward
2883

10
3rd Officer
2784

11
3rd Engineer
2784

12
Electrician
2497

13
Bosun
1895

14
Carpenter
1895

15
Fitter/Repairer
1895

16
Chief Cook
1895

17
Donkeyman
1895

18
Pumpman
1895

19
Able Seaman
1709

20
Fireman/Motorman
1709

21
Oiler/Greaser
1709

22
Steward
1709

23
2nd Cook
1474

24
Messroom Steward
1474

25
Ordinary Seaman
1304

26
Wiper
1304

27
Deck Boy
1075

28
Catering Boy
1075

Schedule 2
Minimum wages for the period 1 January 2013 – 31 December 2013

Item Number
Column 1
Column 2

1
Master
5606

2
Chief Engineer
5106

3
Chief Officer
3663

4
1st Engineer
3663

5
2nd Officer
2960

6
2nd Engineer
2960

7
Radio Officer
2960

8
Electrical Engineer
2960

9
Chief Steward
2960

10
3rd Officer
2857

11
3rd Engineer
2857

12
Electrician
2563

13
Bosun
1942

14
Carpenter
1942

15
Fitter/Repairer
1942

16
Chief Cook
1942

17
Donkeyman
1942

18
Pumpman
1942

19
Able Seaman
1752

20
Fireman/Motorman
1752

21
Oiler/Greaser
1752

22
Steward
1752

23
2nd Cook
1511

24
Messroom Steward
1511

25
Ordinary Seaman
1335

26
Wiper
1335

27
Deck Boy
1100

28
Catering Boy
1100

Schedule 3
Minimum wages for the period 1 January 2014 – 31 December 2014

Item Number
Column 1
Column 2

1
Master
5786

2
Chief Engineer
5270

3
Chief Officer
3780

4
1st Engineer
3780

5
2nd Officer
3053

6
2nd Engineer
3053

7
Radio Officer
3053

8
Electrical Engineer
3053

9
Chief Steward
3053

10
3rd Officer
2946

11
3rd Engineer
2946

12
Electrician
2642

13
Bosun
2001

14
Carpenter
2001

15
Fitter/Repairer
2001

16
Chief Cook
2001

17
Donkeyman
2001

18
Pumpman
2001

19
Able Seaman
1806

20
Fireman/Motorman
1806

21
Oiler/Greaser
1806

22
Steward
1806

23
2nd Cook
1557

24
Messroom Steward
1557

25
Ordinary Seaman
1375

26
Wiper
1375

27
Deck Boy
1132

28
Catering Boy
1132