Minimum Wage Increase from 1 April 2022

Minimum wage is to increase by $1.20, bringing it to $21.20 per hour, has been announced for 1 April by the government today (11/02/2022).

The starting-out and training minimum wage will also increase from $16 to $16.96 per hour.

It comes after inflation hit its highest level in 30 years, with an annual rate of 5.9 percent for 2021 and an increase of 1.4 percent in the three months ended December.