Ai Group’s Annotated Modern Awards provide comprehensive explanations and interpretations relating to many award clauses. The additional explanations, interpretations and guidance notes they offer – above and beyond the complex and often confusing official publications of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) – are designed to help you and your business correctly interpret and apply the award in your workplace, ensuring your obligations are met.

Our Annotated Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award  (SCHADS) has just been released!

Available in digital format, we also offer a Subscription Service, ensuring the Annotated SCHADS Award remains accurate and 100% reliable whenever changes occur. Read on for further information about our digital offerings and our annual Subscription Service.

Our Annotated Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award

The SCHADS award is a complex instrument that can present many challenges for the broad range of organisations it covers.

Our Annotated SCHADS Award will help you understand the often challenging clauses so that you can ensure you cover all your employee needs and remain compliant. Features include:

  • best practice guidance via annotations for most clauses;
  • extensive Guidance Notes for topics such as Annual Leave, Allowances, Sleepovers, Broken Shifts and Remote Work, Classification of Employees and many more; and
  • the complete award including all Schedules. 

Importantly, our annotated SCHADS Award includes explanations and advice on the changes to the award as a result recent Full Bench Decisions of the Fair Work Commission. Except for one change relating to payments to part-time employees, the award variations are operative from the first full pay period to commence on or after 1 July 2022 so now is the time to prepare. 

Digital Annotated Modern Award

Our Digital Annotated Awards are conveniently available to access and download at any time via your My Awards account in the My Membership section. All purchases entitle you to free access to the annual subscription for each Digital Annotated Modern Award until the end of the financial year in which the purchase is made.

Annual Subscription Service - Complimentary updating until 30 June 2023!

Our convenient annual subscription will ensure that your Annotated Modern Award is kept up to date. And any purchased Annotated SCHADS Award provides you with complimentary access to all updates until 30 June 2023!

Annual Digital Annotated Award Subscription

Updates for the Digital Annotated Modern Awards are made as determinations are released by the FWC during your subscription period. Each time your Annotated Modern Award is updated you will get alerted via email and directed to access your digital copy at the My Awards section of the Ai Group website, under My Membership.

Annual Subscription Service Costs

As mentioned above a  purchased Annotated SCHADS award provides you with free access to all updates until 30 June 2023!  From 2023, ongoing access to our annual Subscription Service will be invoiced in May each year at the following rates:

Annual Digital Annotated Award Subscription Prices  
Ai Group Member        $95* Non-Member  $145*

*Prices subject to change from 1 July each year.

Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award - Digital Handbook

Members: $199.00

Non-Members: $299.00

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