Pay slips

Accurate and legally correct payslips are compulsory in Australia for all employees and must be provided by their employer within one working day of the end of each pay cycle.

Required Details

Pay slips must contain details of the payments, deductions, and superannuation contributions for each pay period. The following information must be included on all pay slips issued to each employee as prescribed by the Fair Work Act 2009 and the Fair Work Regulations 2009. Your pay slip will include your name, the organisation’s name, Australian Business Number, pay period date of payment, gross and net pay, the ordinary hourly rate, the number of hours worked at that rate, the total dollar amount of pay at that rate, any loadings, allowances, bonuses, incentive-based payments, penalty rates or other paid entitlements and any superannuation contributions paid for the employee’s benefit, the name and or number of the superannuation fund the contributions were made to. If you have questions or concerns about your pay slip please speak to your line manager or payroll administrator.