If you are working over the weekend, then you may be entitled to a penalty rate for that time. A penalty rate is a higher rate of pay for work done outside usual working hours, such as late at night or on weekends or public holidays.

fairwork.gov.au/ has a wide variety of tools and resources to help you calculate your rates of pay, including penalty rates. You can check your penalty rate in your modern award, or use one of the pay tools to calculate exactly how much you are entitled to.

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