Wages Information

CFMEU Members enjoy higher wages and better conditions because they are part of an organisation that gives us collective power when negotiating with employers.
The union protects and improves members' wages and conditions. Our successful bargaining campaigns continue to deliver fair wages and better conditions.

The awards which cover CFMEU Manufacturing members are:

Timber Industry Award 2010
  • Timber workers generally
  • Harvesting and haulage of timber
  • Sawmilling
  • Milling of wood products, including plywood veneers, MDF, LVL and similar products
  • Timber merchants and retailers
  • Cabinet makers
  • Door and window manufacture
  • Musical instruments
  • Picture frames
  • Polishing
  • Upholstery
  • Wood Machining
  • Other products and furniture made from wood or timber
  • Pulp and paper workers
Manufacturing and Associated Industries & Occupations Award 2010
  • Bedding
  • Blinds
  • Floor layers - domestic
  • Flooring Products
  • Mattresses
  • Screens and awnings
Joinery and Building Trades Award 2010
  • Glaziers 
  • Joinery
  • Prefabricated building products
  • Shopfitting
Building and Construction On-site Award 2010
  • Cabinet Makers - on site
  • Floor layers - on site
  • Glaziers - on site

CFMEU Award wage rates and allowances bulletins


Timber Industry Award 2010

Joinery and Building Trades Award 2010

Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award 2010

Building and Construction General On-site Award 2010

National Employment Standards (NES)

Find your EBA

Click here to find your EBA on the Fair Work Commission website.
If you are a member and are having any trouble finding your EBAs, please contact the Union on 1800 060 556 or your local organiser for assistance.

General Award


Authorised by Michael O'Connor, National Secretary,165 Bouverie Street Carlton 3053