Members, please be advised that the Pastoral Award will change on 1 July 2014. The new rate for Flock sheep will increase from $273.81 per hundred to $281.15.
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As a result of these Award changes, the cost of labour to shear a sheep will increase by around 2.5% but note that the other non-labour costs costs may have increased by more than this amount. A suggested contract price increase would be around 3%.
Please note that Superannuation (SGC) also increases on 1 July, from 9.25% to 9.50% For more details email the SCAA Secretary email@example.com or call 0412 600 586.