31. Allowance provisions

31.1  The University will pay allowances to staff in accordance with this clause and Schedule 6.

31.2  The University will adjust allowances annually on the date of effect of salary increases specified in clause 24.3 (Salaries) by:

  1. the rate of salary increase taking effect on the date of adjustment of the allowance;
  2. the level of indexation of the University's operating grants for that year; or
  3. the percentage change in the national Consumer Price Index from the previous financial year, as published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.