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Getting paid 

Your employer must pay you at least the minimum rate shown in your award or agreement.

This rate will depend on the type of work you do, and the actual times you work.

Depending on your age, you may be paid a junior rate, which is less than the adult rate.

Your employer can pay you more than the minimum rate if they want to.

You may also be paid allowances for doing certain tasks, overtime pay for working outside your regular hours or penalty rates for working nights, weekends or public holidays.

You should be paid at least once a fortnight. You may be paid in cash, by cheque or deposit into your bank account.

Remember, your employer cannot take money out of your pay without your written permission, or unless it is required by law, such as tax.